About the author Will Sorflaten Will is one of Viva!'s campaigners. Will has been vegan for nearly ten years, and is committed to making the world a kinder, more sustainable place through veganism. Will has a degree in English Literature from Cambridge University, and works on Viva!'s campaigns, focusing in particular on expanding collaboration on university campuses. Click here for more info.
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The Government has made a U-Turn and decided to continue culling badgers instead of vaccinating them in an attempt to reduce bovine TB. This ineffective, costly and cruel U-Turn will result in over 70,000 killed badgers.
Literature has a powerful way of resonating with people. Through the words of a poem, a short story or a novel we can be challenged, see fresh perspectives on issues or have our eyes opened on matters we would never normally give a second thought.