Ali Berman

Senior Editor

789 Articles


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 In early 2012 Ali co-founded flipmeover, a production company with the mission to use media to raise awareness of social issues.


A Review: Why Everyone Should Go See ‘Speciesism: The Movie’

in Animals, Causes, Film/TV, News, Top News

Last night we had the good fortune to attend the world premiere of “Speciesism: the Movie”, a film that explores why humans consider themselves to be the most important species on the planet, and the ethical implications of such a belief system.

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WATCH: Chipotle’s Beautiful New Ad Takes on Factory Farming

in Animals, Causes, Eats, Featured, News, Video

Featuring Fiona Apple singing that eerie song from Willy Wonka, Pure Imagination, the short animated film shows a scarecrow who works at a factory farm, and his sadness over how industrialized our food system has become

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Vaute Couture Launches 2013 Vegan Winter Coats for Pre-order

in Fashion, News, Top News, Vegan

If you’re at all familiar with the incredible eco and vegan company Vaute Couture, you know that today is a day that ethical fashionistas look forward to all year long.

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Mayim Bialik: ‘Wave Money, Not Chickens’ for Jewish New Year

in Animals, Causes, Featured, News, Video

One of our favorite vegan celebs, Mayim Bialik, will certainly be celebrating the Jewish holidays this year. Just not all of the rituals.

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Amanda Seyfried Tried but Failed at Vegan Diet

in Eats, News, Top News, Vegan

Actress Amanda Seyfried claims she once attempted a vegan diet, but based on her quote, it appears that she tried one vegan sandwich which didn’t agree with her and then called it quits.

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225 Square Miles of Pristine Yosemite Forest Consumed by Fire

in News, Science, Top News

8,300 firefighters are working day and night to contain nearly 400 square miles of fire, a blaze that has quickly become one of California’s largest wildfires in history.

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Ian Somerhalder Rescues and Adopts Dog Found in Traffic

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

He may play bad boy Damon Salvatore on “The Vampire Diaries” but in real life, Ian Somerhalder’s actions prove he is way more Buffy than he is vampire.

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