Episode 59 – The Best of 2014 (Year in Review)

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Episode 59
(Air Date: JANUARY 31, 2015)

Today’s episode starts off with a fun surprise.  SURPRIIIIIIIISE! 😀

In this episode Ben & Laura start by talking about the highlights of 2014 both in their personal lives, and in the world of Animal Rights.

Hang in there…  You know Ben doesn’t tell short stories!

 

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TODAY’S MUSICAL GUEST:

Open Up” by Wild Rabbit (formerly “Br’Er Rabbit”)
http://www.wildrabbitmusic.com/

 

 

BELOW IS A LIST OF LINKS TO THE STORIES BEN & LAURA COVERED IN THEIR YEAR IN REVIEW:

Beefless crumbles from Beyond Meat
http://beyondmeat.com/beyond-beef-beefy-crumbles/

Miyoko’s Kitchen cheeses
http://miyokoskitchen.com/

Cowspiracy
http://www.cowspiracy.com/

Cinnaholic scores a $200,000 infusion of cash on Shark Tank
http://vegnews.com/articles/page.do?pageId=6457&catId=2

Vegan eatery, Vedge, named the best Philadelphia restaurant by Zagat
http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2014/11/18/zagat-releases-annual-list-of-50-best-philly-restaurants/

SeaWorld’s shares plummet in 2014:
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chi-seaworld-blackfish-credit-stocks-tank-20140814-story.html

ORANGUTAN GRANTED “NON-HUMAN PERSONHOOD!!!!!” IN ARGENTINA
http://www.guelphmercury.com/news-story/5232853-orangutan-deemed-to-be-person-in-first-ever-court-ruling/

DRONES!
Say what you will about drones, but these stealth video cameras give us a new way to fight the AETA bill!
https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://rt.com/usa/216571-pig-waste-pollution-drone/&ct=ga&cd=CAEYBSoTMzYzMzExMzcwOTM2MTY2MDEwNTIaYzcwNWVlMDc3NTI3MmQ4Zjpjb206ZW46VVM&usg=AFQjCNHuZemzl1R_vuqXXohcCExba9QVig

…even underwater drones by PETA!
http://triblive.com/sports/outdoors/7333734-74/drones-bills-wildlife#axzz3NBVhECYl

THANK YOU TO ONEGREENPLANET FOR THIS COMPREHENSIVE TOP TEN LIST:
http://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsandnature/biggest-animal-rights-and-welfare-wins/

AND THANK YOU TO STRIKINGATTHEROOTS FOR ANOTHER TOP TEN LIST:
http://strikingattheroots.wordpress.com/2014/12/15/12-animal-activism-stories-that-made-headlines-in-2014/

 

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