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.


WATCH: Duck Gets New Foot from 3D Printer

in Animals, Causes, News, Science, Top News

Genetics dealt Buttercup a tough hand when he was born. The duck’s foot was underdeveloped and backwards making it so the poor thing couldn’t walk properly.

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Jason Mraz Supplies Avocados to Chipotle, Keeps a Few to Eat

in Eats, News, Top News, Vegan

How does one become an accidental avocado farmer? Move to a property with hundreds of avocado trees. That’s what Jason Mraz did.

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Dax Shepard Turns Down Sexiest Vegetarian, No Longer Is One

in Featured, News, Vegan, Vegetarian

This might be a first. Yesterday PETA announced the winners of their 2013 sexiest vegetarian award: the lovely Kristen Bell and her fiancé, Dax Shepard.

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McCartney Says Vegetarian Diet and Romance Keep Him Young

Want to feel and look young when you’re 71? Paul McCartney has some tips for you. The Beatle speculated that the reasons he’s looking so great can be attributed to his flesh-free diet and active love life.

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Kickstarter Goes Live for Vegan Zombie Graphic Novel Cookbook

in Eats, News, Recipes, Top News, Vegan

Back in March we learned that the minds behind “The Vegan Zombie”, an online vegan cooking show where the only way to survive the zombie apocalypse is to stay clear of meat and dairy, are creating a graphic novel/cookbook combo.

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WATCH: Colbert Rips Apart Rep. Steve King on Chicken Cages

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News, Video

One of our all-time favorite Colbert bits was when he took on Rep. Steve King on dogfighting. So, when we woke up this morning and saw that the host had decided to take on King again, we were thrilled.

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Somerhalder, Jolie and More Speak Out on World Refugee Day

in Causes, News, People, Top News

If you had to flee your home, friends, family and country, what would you take with you? That’s the question about 25 celebrities are answering to raise awareness for World Refugee Day.

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