“When we talk about poverty, I think a lot of people say, “Well somebody is poor who maybe lives in…”

“When we talk about poverty, I think a lot of people say, “Well somebody is poor who maybe lives in inadequate housing and that’s just too bad, or may not have a good automobile or may not even be able to go to college.” All of that’s true. But poverty, and the stress of poverty, is much, much more than that. In many ways in our country the stress of poverty is a death sentence.”

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders
(via bernieforthepeople) (via questionall)

Every year at the @nycvegfoodfest is like the World’s…

Every year at the @nycvegfoodfest is like the World’s Greatest High School Reunion…except the food is WAY better.

Sarah, darling…thank you for your hard work and dedication and for bringing us all together every year. And Kristin, you beautiful beam of light, put down some roots in NYC sometime soon, willya?

So thrilled to see all of you: @thevspotrestaurant @herbivoreclothing @pilotkombucha @rescuechocolate @hodosoy @martysvburger @regalvegan @compassionco @yeah__dawg @seashepherd @riverdelcheese @cinnamonsnail @beyondsushinyc @thefancifulfox @ponycakesnyc @rockinraw @confectionerynyc @maresavolante @lagustasluscious @grapecats @healthade

#nycvff #vegan #newyorkcity #nyc #festival #vegannyc #metropolitainpavilion #vegancommunity #friends #family #wayup #2016 ❤️

Guided meditation When #wcw meets #tbt and falls at midnight…

Guided meditation

When #wcw meets #tbt and falls at midnight on May 5th…. Which just happens to be my Best Friend’s Birthday. Folks, meet Alicia.

We met on the Kingston 12 TTC Bus sometime in 1995, and as is made crystal clear by the photo in question, you can’t create this kind of bond. That complete genius nutcase up there is the sister I wanted my whole life. I can’t get enough of her.

Licaia, never change. The rest of us would be smart to take notes.

#bff #toronto #scarborough #kingstonroad #ttc #redrocket #bestfriends #licaiameriogi #rineyangsor #wimpys #wexford #memories #na #putyourteethaway #iloveyou #neverchange #sisterfromanothermister #nyc #soulsister #wayup #1995 #2016 ❤️

It hardly counts as a “meal” (though, it very well…

It hardly counts as a “meal” (though, it very well could…), but can I just give @so_delicious some #mealcrushmonday love for making this extra-chocolatey, silky smooth, cashew based vegan ice cream GLUTEN FREE as well?!

So Delicious, you the real MVP. This stuff is a PROBLEM.

#vegan #gf #mcm #omg #nom #nondairyfrozendessert #itsfuckingicecreamthanks #veganicecream #sodelicious #govegan #cameraeatsfirst #morelikesecond #glutenfree #swoon #yum #wayup #2016

“Just how destructive does a culinary preference have to be before we decide to eat something else?…”

“Just how destructive does a culinary preference have to be before we decide to eat something else? If contributing to the suffering of billions of animals that live miserable lives and (quite often) die in horrific ways isn’t motivating, what would be? If being the number one contributor to the most serious threat facing the planet (global warming) isn’t enough, what is? And if you are tempted to put off these questions of conscience, to say not now, then when?”

Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer (via thevespot)

did-you-kno: The Sharp Dressed Man provides gently-worn suits…

did-you-kno:

The Sharp Dressed Man provides
gently-worn suits for men who are
trying to get back on their feet after
incarceration, homelessness, or
significant life challenges. 

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“I’ve never worn a suit before. Now I feel like I can take on anyone and win.”

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“I felt special getting attention from the staff. When I looked at myself in the mirror I felt so handsome. It made me feel like I am ready to get a job.”

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