Writings & Appearances

***Please note that the views I’ve expressed previously are not necessarily those I hold today. I leave this list unedited as a nod to the ever-changing nature of my growth as a social and political being.***

Musings & Political Thought

Where Can Animals Fit Into Revolutionary Socialism? (September 7, 2015)

Lifestyle Politics Won’t Bring Revolution: Veganism Is Not Nearly Enough (August 24, 2015)

Against “# AllLivesMatter” (August 17, 2015)

On the Roots of Intersectionality (August 10, 2015)

A Poem on Humility in Three Parts (July 20, 2015)

Bottom Line: Will It Condition My Speciesism? (July 14, 2015)

Problems with Focusing on Convenience and Taste in Animal Justice Work (July 6, 2015)

The Confused Robin: A Never-Ending Journey of De-Colonizing the Mind (A Short Story) (June 22, 2015)

Savior Complexes & Animal Justice Work (June 15, 2015)

Veganism & Bodily Autonomy (June 8, 2015)

A Response to “Veganism is a Form of Disordered Eating”: Why the Vegan Community Needs to Take Accountability (June 1, 2015)

On Arrogance (May 25, 2015)

Meet Sir Chester McFlops-a-Lot III (May 4, 2015)

Our Positioning as Animal Activists (April 6, 2015)

“Trash Animals”: Intersections of Speciesism, Racism, & Classism (March 23, 2015)

On Making Farmed Animal Sanctuaries the Most Liberatory Spaces Possible (March 9, 2015)

Beyond “Animal Rights” (February 23, 2015)
(Also featured on Species and Class)

Interview with Justin Van Kleeck of Triangle Chance for All Microsanctuary (February 16, 2015)

Thoughts on Food and Identity (February 9, 2015)

Thoughts on Whiteness & Privilege in Food Blogging (February 2, 2015)

Welcome to Chickpeas & Change! (January 26, 2015)

Radical Humility (January 5, 2015)

Veganism & Consumerism (December 22, 2014)
(Also featured on Species and Class)

A Vegan Thanksgiving is Still Violent (November 17, 2014)

The Future of Veganism? (November 10, 2014)

We are Not Cruelty-Free (October 13, 2014)

Where Did the Recipe Labels Go? (September 29, 2014)

Restaurant (Review) Closing & Thoughts on Vegan Classism (August 18, 2014)

Am I A Vegan? (July 21, 2014)

Enjoying Food, Enjoying Life (July 7, 2014)

Thoughts on Vegan Privilege (June 30, 2014)

Digestive Woes of Eating Disorders and Why I’m Not Gluten-Free Anymore (March 12, 2014)

A Response to “Veganism is Celibacy” from an Eating Disordered Perspective (January 20, 2014)

Actively Hoping (January 5, 2014)

The Myth of Development & the Harms of Consumerism (December 29, 2013)

Removing Patriarchal History, Metaphor, and Gender from “Mother Earth” (December 10, 2013)

The Truth About the Corrupt Chocolate Industry (August 22, 2013)

Veganism and Yoga: Fostering an Awakened Consciousness Against an Oppressive Society (July 11, 2013)

Cultivating Social Consciousness by Removing Animals from the Dinner Plate (May 14, 2013)

A Reconsideration of Effective Advocacy (March 19, 2013)

The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Petty Justification of Eating Animals (March 25, 2013)

Guest Blogs & Online Articles

#FerryHouseSoWhite: An In-Depth Look at Whiteness in Ferry HouseArticle in Boilerplate Magazine (May 5, 2015)

How Political Science Helped Me to Understand the Vegan/Animal Rights Movement and Become a Better ActivistFeature on the Our Hen House online magazine (April 21, 2014)

How to Host a Vegan “Wine” and Cheese Tasting (BONUS: Recipe for Vegan Aged Garlic Rosemary Cheese)Feature on the Our Hen House online magazine (March 26, 2014)

Book Review: “Trash Animals: How We Live with Nature’s Filthy, Feral, Invasive, and Unwanted Species”Review on the Our Hen House online magazine (November 20, 2013)

From My Eating Disorder to My Life’s Purpose: How Veganism Changed Things ForeverFeature on the Our Hen House online magazine (October 8, 2013)

Bonding over vegetarianismLetter to the Editor in the Washington Post (June 18, 2013)

The Meaning Behind “Farmers Market Vegan”Guest Post on Food Politic (August 29, 2013)

Yes, I Do Find That OffensiveGuest Post on Queer Vegan Food (January 11, 2013)

Podcast Appearances

Intersectional Animal Justice ActivismHost of the Our Hen House Podcast (Episode 285; June 27, 2015)

Exploitation of Male Animal Reproductive Capacities in Animal AgricultureReview on the Our Hen House Podcast (Episode 284; June 20, 2015)

Mother’s Day Sanctuary StoriesReview on the Our Hen House Podcast (Episode 278; May 9, 2015)

Upton’s Naturals Chick’n SeitanReview on the Our Hen House Podcast (Episode 277; May 2, 2015)

Animal Love Sanctuary StoriesReview on the Our Hen House Podcast (Episode 266; February 14, 2015)

Vegan Winter TreatsReview on the Our Hen House Podcast (Episode 265; February 7, 2015)

But I Could Never Go Vegan! CookbookReview on the Our Hen House Podcast (Episode 263; January 24, 2015)

DIY Beauty ProductsReview on the Our Hen House Podcast (Episode 260; January 3, 2015)

Miyoko’s Kitchen Vegan CheesesReview on the Our Hen House Podcast (Episode 259; December 27, 2014)

Seasonal Winter VegetablesReview on the Our Hen House Podcast (Episode 252; November 8, 2014)

Vegan-Themed Halloween CostumesReview on the Our Hen House Podcast (Episode 250; October 25, 2014)

Choosing Raw CookbookReview on the Our Hen House Podcast (Episode 239; August 9, 2014)

Unrefined Vegan SweetenersReview on the Our Hen House Podcast (Episode 238; August 2, 2014)

Salad Samurai CookbookReview on the Our Hen House Podcast (Episode 236; July 19, 2014)

The 5 Best Things I Ate in ItalyReview on the Our Hen House Podcast (Episode 234; July 5, 2014)

Seasonal Spring VegetablesReview on the Our Hen House Podcast (Episode 222; April 12, 2014)

Miscellany News Food Column

Beefing up your salad, vegan style (Sept. 19, 2012)

Vegan dairy recipes: gourmet cheese for your dorm room (Sept. 26, 2012)

Autumn in the Hudson Valley incomplete without apples (Oct. 24, 2012)

Super smoothie will boost your immunity this flu season (Oct. 31, 2012)

Vegan pizza makes a tasty dinner and political statement (Nov. 7, 2012)

On Thanksgiving, skip the turkey for this tasty vegan dish (Nov. 14, 2012)

A wholesome, sugarless granola to satisfy your sweet tooth (Dec. 5, 2012)

Pumpkin cinnamon rolls a delicious (and gluten-free!) treat (Dec. 12, 2012)

Chia sprouts into kitchen through variety of delicious treats (Feb. 7, 2013)

Awakening body and consciousness: breakfast greens recipe (April 24, 2014)

Miscellany News Op-Eds

VC not alone in debate over ethics of animal slaughter (Dec. 12, 2012)

Global rise in quinoa demand prices out growers, complicates mass consumption (Feb. 7, 2013)

Earth Week 2013 begins with your diet (April 17, 2013)

Ag-gag laws restrict visibility, skew view on food (May 1, 2013)

2 thoughts on “Writings & Appearances

  1. Katie @ Produce on Parade says:

    Hi Ali, what a wonderful blog you have. I admire how it really sheds light on the importance of being vegan. Keep it up, I really applaud your work! I wanted to thank you for following my blog. I hope you find many recipes to keep you happy and healthy! Cheers 🙂

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