The approach of Election Day 2020 allows us to take stock of this discrete period — a four-year interval that will stand out either as a hideous anomaly in American history or as prelude to a disaster of deepening global consequences.
The farms and forests of Vermont will survive this year, mostly, but multiple years in a row of drought conditions could spell trouble for the region.
It is political hypocrisy to bemoan the presence of this class of second-class citizens, while allowing businesses, including farms, to take advantage of them.
Phil Scott is proving that he is the rare sort of politician for whom duty is more important than self-interest.
Sanders must do something never asked of him before. He has to embrace moderate voters — whether he emerges as the candidate or Joe Biden does.
It is not new for Vermonters to split their tickets, electing liberal members of Congress while supporting Republican governors.
The governor’s brand of political forbearance extends not just to young activists who fear for the planet, but also to Democrats whose ideas to address the issue get the same genial brush-off he gave the protesters.
A morality tale laying bare the injustice of great wealth next to great poverty resonates strongly during this dark season.
Migrant Justice is taking on a punitive system that suggests the real goal of enforcement is to maintain a population of frightened and vulnerable workers to satisfy the economic needs of businesses.
Liberals and moderates have been waiting for moderate, pro-democracy Republicans to rise up in rebellion, but as in post-Reconstruction America, these forces have achieved a tight grip on power.
As with Hosea Williams and the Dalai Lama, Rep. John Lewis’ very self conveys a force of conviction giving his words surpassing moral authority.
In Welch’s view, there are similarities between Watergate and the present Trump scandal, and there are differences.
While the northern leopard frogs that inundated Addison County this summer were not of biblical proportion, they are a reminder of the bigger story.
The story of humanity shines through all great literature, from whatever culture, and all of humanity has access to it.