23 episodes

Throughout The Disclosure Podcast vegan educator Ed Winters explores different topics surrounding veganism, morality, ethics and the environment, as well as engaging in conversations and debates with guests about these issues.

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    • Philosophy
    • 4.9, 301 Ratings

Throughout The Disclosure Podcast vegan educator Ed Winters explores different topics surrounding veganism, morality, ethics and the environment, as well as engaging in conversations and debates with guests about these issues.

    Ep 23: Why the Hunting Argument Doesn't Hold Up - What to Say if You're Arguing with a Hunter

    Ep 23: Why the Hunting Argument Doesn't Hold Up - What to Say if You're Arguing with a Hunter

    "Look, I hunt my own animals. I'm connected to nature, and I'm helping the environment. Haven't you heard about overpopulation and the importance of hunting for conservation?"In this episode I expand fully on my recent YouTube upload, where I debunked...

    • 55 min
    Ep 22: The Death of Regan Russell & The Danger of Bill 156

    Ep 22: The Death of Regan Russell & The Danger of Bill 156

    On June 19th 2020, Regan Russell was killed. ⁣⁣An activist since the 1970s, she was at Fearman’s Pork slaughterhouse with Toronto Pig Save for a regular vigil. During these vigils the activists have an agreement with the slaughterhouse where the trucks stop outside for 2 minutes, so the activists can approach and give the pigs water and show them some comfort. However, on that day, one of the truck drivers ran Regan over and killed her. ⁣⁣ In today's episode, I discuss how the new Bill 156, which was passed just a few days before, could have potentially pushed the truck driver to act in a way that ultimately ended a human life. Bill 156 exists to prevent activists from filming animal suffering on farms and during transport, making it illegal to do so.⁣⁣

    • 34 min
    Ep 21: "I've Been an Undercover Investigator Since 2001: Here's What I Want You to Know"

    Ep 21: "I've Been an Undercover Investigator Since 2001: Here's What I Want You to Know"

    Today I talk to America's leading undercover investigator Pete Paxton, who has spent the past couple of decades exposing what happens to animals in a huge range of animal exploitation facilities - including farms, fishing vessels and in more than 700 puppy mills. His work has been featured in both HBO and National Geographic documentaries, and he has not only raised a huge amount of mass awareness to what happens to animals, but his work has been instrumental in holding owners and workers in these industries accountable, taking them to court and securing prosecutions. We talk in depth about some of his experiences, and also what lessons he has learnt from his time as an undercover investigator.

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Ep 20: Can Vegans Have Pets? The Pet Industry Explained

    Ep 20: Can Vegans Have Pets? The Pet Industry Explained

    In this highly requested episode, I discuss the many questions surrounding vegan pets. Should dogs and cats be vegan? And are you any less vegan if you feed your pets meat? And should we even have pets in the first place?

    • 37 min
    Ep 19: The Last Bailout - Why We Need to Reform Agricultural Subsidies

    Ep 19: The Last Bailout - Why We Need to Reform Agricultural Subsidies

    This week I discuss the $19 billion bail out that the Trump administration has given to US farmers, and the wider issue of subsidising animal agriculture in general. I also discuss the UK government’s new plan for subsiding agriculture in the wake of leaving the EU, and how their new system could actually pave the way for a complete reform that would incentivise the shift to a plant-based food system.

    • 33 min
    Ep 18: "We're Modern Day Slaves" - The Truth About COVID-19 & The People Who Kill Animals

    Ep 18: "We're Modern Day Slaves" - The Truth About COVID-19 & The People Who Kill Animals

    In this episode I delve into the current slaughterhouse situation in the US, talking not only about the outbreaks of COVID-19 in US facilities and the effect that is having on slaughterhouse workers, but also how slaughterhouses foster an environment where workers suffer from mental health problems such as PTSD, drug and alcohol dependency, social isolation and emotional repression. I reflect on some of my personal experiences with slaughterhouses and slaughterhouse workers, and I also discuss how the current pandemic is driving people towards vegan options.

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
301 Ratings

301 Ratings

Annmarievans ,

Praise & Thanx

Ed Winters podcast soothes my soul!
From the opening music to his final farewell his words are clear, concise, compassionate & consistent! Keep up the good work & unite the Animal rights march with other anti oppression movements... The future has to be Vegan ❤️🌱✌🏽🙏🏽🔥👍🏾

Tedbanter ,

Very clear

He has obviously done copious amounts of research. He is extremely clear and articulate in his views. Outside of his podcasts I love his other work. I wish that I could meet him one day.

Tommy9393 ,

Fantastic

A really well researched and very informative look at veganism and ethics within everyday life. Fantastic podcast and Ed with his low silky voice is perfect. Keep going man, it makes me truly happy that we have such a lovely and compassionate human exists in the times we find ourself a in....... (I don’t have the courage to speak out for myself in normal life)
Peace, Love and Plants x

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