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We Got Merch

The End – Ep 300

This week we bid a fond farewell to The Bearded Vegans. We'll discuss why we came to this decision, reminisce about the past 6 years, and talk about what's next ...

The Future We Want – Ep 299

We seem to spend so much time talking about the things we don't like, and the things we don't want to see in our idealized world, that we thought it ...

Where Is The Line Between Activism And Manipulation? Ep 298

With the mainstream movement placing so much emphasis on learning marketing techniques and social psychology in order to most effectively convert individuals to a plant based diet, we ask if ...

Are Non-Profit Chapters A Form Of Colonization? w/ lauren Ornelas – Ep 297

We've got a jam packed episode today. First we talk to Jamila Alfred of the Afro Vegan Society to learn all about the upcoming National Afro-Vegan Conference Virtual Summit. Then ...

The Vegan To Woogan Pipeline w/ Christopher Sebastian – Ep 296

About a year and a half ago, the pandemic was just getting into full swing in the United States and we were just starting to see the seeds of COVID ...

Should Vegans Be Concerned About The Mental Health Of Farmers? Ep 295

As we've spent the last few weeks talking about some legislative measures that have the aim to greatly hinder the animal agriculture industry, we received an email asking what responsibility ...

Can These Laws End Animal Agriculture? Ep 294

This week we continue our discussion about legislative tactics that might help animals. Starting with a brief look at the Plant Based Treaty and then moving on to welfare measures ...

When Will Governments Recognize Animal Sentience? Ep 293

This week we are taking a look at a recent run of various globe-spanning legislative developments relating to legally establishing animal sentience. What do these moves actually mean for animals? ...

Are Your Taxes Cancelling Your Veganism? w/ Laura Reese and Connie Spence – TBV Classics

What's up, beardos?! This week we bring back a classic interview that is quite possibly our most referenced. Of course, nothing can truly "cancel out" one's personal vegan practice, but ...

Eating Our Way To Extinction – Film Review – Ep 292

This week we've got a surprise film review of Eating Our Way To Extinction, which releases on Sept 16th. Andy backed this film on Indiegogo back in 2017 and since ...