Recently, KFC in the UK released a plant-based chicken replacement, they called it the Imposter Burger. Not to be left out, Burger King have just released the Impossible Whopper, a Whopper with a plant-based burger patty that bleeds heme like a beef burger. Subway are also introducing a plant-based alternative to the meatball sub, and Oporto in Australia is trialling a vegan burger.
What’s behind all these new products? Is veganism driving capitalism, or is capitalism driving veganism? In this episode we explore these issues and ask the question, can capitalism drive social change?
Here’s a link to write a letter to your favourite junk food merchant J. If you take some extra time to personalise the letter to the company or staff it will have more impact.
Should academics present their work to the public? What are the differences between independent and traditional forms of media?
In this episode we talk with Sunanda Creagh, journalist and Digital Storytelling Editor at 'The Conversation'. Sunny tells us about her journey from zines to The Sydney Morning Herald and her many roles as an editor and fact checker at The Conversation. We discuss the benefits of writing for a public audience, and how media is changing in a world that is becoming increasingly 'online'.
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