Our judicial system is ill equipped to deal with those who choose to commit a non-violent crime in the name of a greater good.
Invoking the concept of justice in a complex situation like this, with multiple stakeholders (i.e. parents, children, teachers, board members and taxpayers) seeking different things, is tricky.
“Men [aged 25-54] not in the labor force — neither working nor looking for work – are by far the fastest growing component of our prime male civilian non-institutional population,” writes Nicholas Eberstadt.
Independently of the explicit problem of money purchasing media for propaganda purposes, the media remains unwittingly complicit in maintaining our culture.
We can bring in all the companies we want to Vermont, but who will work in them if they have to leave at 2:30?
You may or may not have voted for Donald Trump, but we all have to face that we are part of a nation that has chosen a more racist path.
After the devastating election of Donald Trump, with his hateful misogyny, racism and religious intolerance, I am fearful.
For the fourth time in U.S. history, the selection of the president will be undertaken by the Electoral College on Dec. 19.
It will take still longer for some men to accept the idea that qualified women in leadership roles do not threaten male identity.
The public education system is solely interested in the tuition funds that our small, state-approved independent school receives from the local supervisory union.
Dead frogs and catfish don’t normally affect me any more than they do most people, but this has been a trying year and I was susceptible to small good omens.
An appreciation of what science has revealed about our evolutionary history is particularly relevant to an understanding of today’s uncertain times.
As Senator-elect Brooks and his colleagues walk the halls of the State House this winter, I hope they keep in their minds and hearts, as I did over the decades, the words of Calvin Coolidge.
Recently the VT FaMLI Coalition launched a campaign to establish a family and medical leave insurance program for all working Vermonters.