The Future Issue

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Issue Five of LAIKA Magazine explores the strength embodied by the vegan movement — athletic, as well as strength of character and resolve. This, the “Strength Issue,” reports on the innovative activism, bold creativity, and fearless determination that is advancing our society. Gracing the cover is David Carter — The 300 Pound Vegan — a defensive lineman in the NFL, who is using his stature and strength to stand up for animals. Together with co-cover star and wife Paige Carter, they are a formidable team and encapsulate the spirit of contemporary animal advocacy and veganism. In a candid profile, David shares his impressive training routine and his animal rights activism strategies and philosophies. tktk. A LAIKA first, the cover is a self-portrait, photographed by Paige in Costa Rica.

Gorgeous original photography and captivating narrative come together in such stories as:

• The Defenders: a candid look at life on board Sea Shepherd’s the Bob Barker vessel during its record-breaking Operation Icefish in Antarctica, as told by members of the crew.
• Solid as a Rock: an uplifting profile of David “The 300 Pound Vegan” Carter and his wife Paige, their modern life of simplicity, and their drive to spread the word about veganism.
• Cory Booker: the vegan senator shares his thoughts on everything from living your truth to getting active for social change in our exclusive interview.
• No Home on the Range: a haunting special report and photo essay on the plight of America’s wild horses.
• Freeborn: rare stories and images of farm animals born into freedom, and of a former pig farmer who became vegan.
• The Art of Truth: a riveting interview with seminal sociopolitical artist Sue Coe by fellow vegan artist Ruby Roth.
• Fun with Food: a collection of recipes for unique and playful dishes created by Berlin-based chef Sophia Hoffman.
• Our usual mix of cutting edge reporting, photo essays, the latest in style and travel, innovative cuisine and so much more!

82 pages. Original photography and exclusive content. Created in the USA. The publication comes in a beautiful high resolution PDF, downloadable to your desktop, laptop, iPad or similar device.