1 hr 13 min

Episode 541: Merissa Underwood, the Vegan Miss Montana Our Hen House

    • Society & Culture

Mariann examines the animal rights themes in Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds" and Jasmin tries to get a question about veganism answered by Tara Brach. We also continue our Supporting Vegan Businesses program by shouting out The Striped Cat Metalworks, All Y'alls Foods, and Bitchin' Sauce. Jasmin interviews Merissa Underwood, who was named Miss Montana 2020 and caused a stir when she used her platform to talk about veganism and environmentalism. Merissa tells the story of how she introduced these topics into the Miss Montana competition, the campaign of social media harrassment waged against her because of her outspoken veganism, and how her experience in Future Farmers of America shaped her views about animals (23:20) Mariann brings us the latest Rising Anxieties from the industrial animal ag world. (1:01:20)

Mariann examines the animal rights themes in Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds" and Jasmin tries to get a question about veganism answered by Tara Brach. We also continue our Supporting Vegan Businesses program by shouting out The Striped Cat Metalworks, All Y'alls Foods, and Bitchin' Sauce. Jasmin interviews Merissa Underwood, who was named Miss Montana 2020 and caused a stir when she used her platform to talk about veganism and environmentalism. Merissa tells the story of how she introduced these topics into the Miss Montana competition, the campaign of social media harrassment waged against her because of her outspoken veganism, and how her experience in Future Farmers of America shaped her views about animals (23:20) Mariann brings us the latest Rising Anxieties from the industrial animal ag world. (1:01:20)

1 hr 13 min

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