Mexico: A Quiet Leader in Veganism & Sustainability

Amigos, it’s been quite a while since my last blog. Sorry! I’ve been a little overwhelmed with preparing to move out of my LA home (selling lots of my stuff and donating the rest). As I get ready to move to Mexico City for the next year, I’ve decided to do what a few other…

Vote With Your Dollar, Euro, Pound, Peso…

Lee este articulo en español aquí. GIF credit here. Hey Amigos – Yesterday, I went to my local grocery store (Ralph’s or Kroger as it’s known in some other parts of the US). I normally shop at Whole Foods and both are about a block’s distance from me, but given I’m no longer working, I…

Did you know 4 Environmental Activists Are Killed Every Week?

I came across this article yesterday and was dumbfounded by these statistics. According to a new report by the international NGO Global Witness, in 2017, paramilitaries, government troops, hired gangsters and smugglers killed 207 people trying to protect the environment from agribusinesses trying to set up cattle ranches and sugarcane plantations. Read more…

What Does “Stay Woke” Mean?

It’s an American slag term and an incorrect tense of the word “awake”; however, that doesn’t diminish its importance in modern-day society. If you look it up in urbandictionary.com, you’ll find a few different definitions. This is my favorite: “Getting woke is like being in the Matrix and taking the red pill. You get a sudden…