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vacuousaptitude wrote

Interesting, not all together surprising a lot of people suck at checking their privilege I just find it interesting that you associate it with veganism. Do you think it's important to challenge speciesism?

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Tequila_Wolf wrote

As I said, speciesism is fucked. So yes, it's important to challenge it.

https://mediadiversified.org/2015/12/16/veganism-has-a-serious-race-problem/ https://veganvoicesofcolor.org/2017/01/09/dismantling-white-veganism/ http://www.dailytexanonline.com/2017/04/04/vegans-must-feed-everyone-not-just-wealthy-white-people https://strivingwithsystems.com/2017/03/08/why-are-white-vegans-shook-when-you-talk-about-white-supremacy-and-capitalism-btw-they-should-be/ http://www.coreyleewrenn.com/the-white-privilege-in-vegan-moral-superiority/

These are just a few links from the first page of the first google search i did.

I know that there are places in europe where veganism is even outright associated with white supremacist groups. I've had comrades from france visit and their first assumption when they see vegans is that they are nazis. fortunately that's not the case where I live but, as I've said, there's a non-accidental link between much veganism and racism.