As vegans move from a tiny fraction of a fraction of a minority in the United States and other countries globally, it is an ideal moment to begin to reassert our lifestyle in a positive manner. Veganism is compassion; compassion for all living beings, humans included. When newspapers report on the “extremist” views of vegans, we do not need to respond with attacks, instead we should resort to a more honest and open discussion in order to achieve a better success rate.
Looking at the statistics globally, the rise in veganism is one of hope. Google revealed in May that searches for vegan on Google have doubled since 2011 in the UK , Germany, Israel and Romania. The vegan diet trend is now officially a worldwide trending phenomenon.
Vegfest UK , celebrating their 10th anniversary this year, ran a series of vegan festivals and exhibitions in the UK and have…
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