More than 60,000 people have signed a Change.org petition that I started with some private individuals, to get leather banned from Deutsche Bahn trains, the largest German train carrier.
Vegans should care about wild animal suffering because wild animals are not morally different from the other animals vegans care about, namely animals in captivity. Additionally, there are many more wild animals than there are in captivity, so that their average level of wellbeing might matter much more than that of captive animals.
The Colombian ICFES database gives fascinating insight into the living standard of graduating secondary students all over the country. The data comes from fill in surveys required to apply for the national university entry exam (ICFES), typically at age 17 or 18. It asks about their family’s living standards. Amazingly, it is disaggregated to student level …