27 Jan '17, 3pm

CNN Reacts (poorly) To The “Publicly Shamed” Rat In China: https://t.co/C4WUvtfXat

While such conduct represents a horrific violation of fundamental rights, it is no different and no less horrific than the rights violations we engage in and demand when we are not vegan. This, however, hasn’t stopped CNN perpetuating the stream of xenophobia directed at the Chinese for engaging in actions morally indistinguishable from the actions of any non-vegan. Their article on the rat also touches on single-issue campaigns promoted by celebrities such as Yao Ming (NBA star) and Jackie Chan, as if this represents a societal shift in moral thought for the Chinese. False “victories” for animals held in captivity such as Pizza the “world’s saddest polar bear” are attributed to pressure from the public when the reality is that Pizza is merely getting an updated cage.

Full article: http://www.ecorazzi.com/2017/01/27/cnn-reacts-to-the-publ...

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