Category Archives: Activism

Skateistan Fundraiser with Punk Rock Karaoke

Tomorrow we are hosting a fundraiser for Skateistan along with our good friends Hella Vegan Eats in their new home at Classic Cars West in Oakland!   The Punk Rock Karaoke Collective has brought us into the fold, so we’ll … Continue reading

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Truth and Power: Ag Gag

Truth and Power, a cable show about people fighting injustice, corporate and government control, will air an episode tomorrow night Friday the 19th at 10pm EST on Ag-Gag laws.  The episode goes into some of the recent history of the … Continue reading

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Mike V. at Pizzanista

Pizzanista hosted Mike Vallely a couple weeks back to talk about his infamous “Barnyard Board.” The shape of the deck was seen a precursor to modern street decks, but the Marc McKee graphic also has a story behind it. With … Continue reading

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North Carolina Ag-Gag Law challenged

North Carolina’s Ag-Gag Bill (N.C.G.S.A. 99A-2) just went into effect. The law punishes whistleblowers and undercover investigators for reporting animal and worker abuse.  We reported last May on the campaign to have the bill which passed in the state legislature … Continue reading

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Shawn Powers brutally kills lobsters

Shawn Powers, rider for Palace Skateboards, was exposed on video brutally killing lobsters after smashing a display aquarium in New York this past week.  Over the last few days several New York news outlets have been covering the incident. There is … Continue reading

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Defeat North Carolina Ag-Gag Bill

The North Carolina house passed Ag-Gag bill, HB 405, “Civil Remedies for Interference With Property,” early last week.   An “Ag-Gag” bill seeks to punish whistleblowers and undercover investigators who video record cruel or criminal animal abuse in agricultural businesses.  … Continue reading

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Protest Univ. of Washington’s Animal Lab

No New Animal Labs, is a campaign to stop University of Washington from building a new animal facility for animal experimentation. The University of Washington, located in Seattle, has decided to build an underground laboratory that would expand their animal testing … Continue reading

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Mercy For Animals Investigates Factory Duck Farm

Mercy for Animals just released footage from an undercover investigation at Riechardt Duck Farm in the San Francisco Bay Area.  The investigator turned over footage to the Sonoma County Sheriffs Department which resulted in a raid on the factory farm … Continue reading

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Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale

The WWVBS (Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale) is wrapping up this weekend so if you’ve been sitting around thinking about buying some sweet treats for a good cause, the time is now!  The WWVBS is a week of ad-hock bake sales … Continue reading

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Hybrid Turkey investigation by Mercy For Animals

Mercy For Animals Canada recently released an investigation revealing extreme cruelty at a turkey breeding operation in Bright, Ontario.   Hybrid Turkeys is not in the business of slaughtering animals for meat production, but is centered on breeding animals that … Continue reading

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