Ali Berman

Senior Editor

789 Articles

Bio

Ali Berman is the author of Choosing a Good Life: Lessons from People Who Have Found Their Place in the World (Hazelden) and Misdirected (Seven Stories Press). She works as a humane educator for HEART teaching kids about issues affecting people, animals and the environment. Her published work can be found on her website at aliberman.com. In early 2012 Ali co-founded flipmeover, a production company with the mission to use media to raise awareness of social issues.

Articles

Punxsutawney Phil To Emerge On Wednesday For Groundhog Day

in Animals, Events

Every February the famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, emerges from his faux tree stump and predicts whether or not we’ll have six more weeks of winter. Yes, the change of season

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Vegetarian Food Festival Coming To New York City

in Events

As a lifelong New Yorker, I feel confident when saying that this city is a vegan paradise. Between Candle 79, Pure Food and Wine, Blossom, Coco V, Babycakes, Stogo, Moo

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Neil Young To Receive JUNO Award For Humanitarian Work

in People

Rock legend Neil Young will be receiving the 2011 Allan Waters Humanitarian Award at this years JUNO Awards for his many decades of activism. The CEO of the JUNO Awards

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Lawsuit Claims Taco Bell’s Beef Isn’t Really Beef At All

in Eats

Hang on vegetarians and vegans who just read that title and thought, “Hm. Does that mean I can eat Taco Bell beef?” While Taco Bell might not be serving beef

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Eco-Documentary ‘Gasland’ Promoted By Mark Ruffalo, Nominated For Oscar

in People

Much to the delight of anti-fracking activists like Mark Ruffalo, director Josh Fox‘s documentary Gasland was nominated for an Academy Award this morning. The film explores fracking, or hydraulic fracturing,

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Ryan Gosling Talks About Conflict Minerals On Jimmy Kimmel Live

in Causes

During his appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live Ryan Gosling took the opportunity  to talk about his recent trip to the eastern Congo. The actor discussed how some of the everyday

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Bob Dylan, Bon Jovi And Pink Help Raise Money for Australian Flood Victims

in Causes

Big name musicians like Bob Dylan, Bon Jovi, Pink and the Kings of Leon are offering up their music to include on a new charity album called “Flood Relief –

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