Billionaires understand the system and know how to rig it in their favor. And as long as our politicians are doing the bidding of those billionaires, nothing will change.
Voters do consider "candidate quality." If Republicans want to win, I’d suggest more Phil Scotts and fewer Tudor Dixons.
In counties where social mobility is higher, firearm murder rates are substantially lower than areas where movement up the ladder remains stagnant.
What truly needs to be addressed is how the elevator in an apartment building, which is home to aging seniors and people with disabilities who subsist on low incomes, ought to be properly fixed post-haste.
What is the difference between Burlington and Dartmouth? How would things have to change if patient care at UVM were truly priority No. 1? And considering the price we pay, why is it not?
In the stampede to substitute new technology to operate our transportation systems and how we heat our homes and businesses, how well have all the proposed changes been thought through?
It is critical to minimize the environmental impacts related to construction and operation of the community-scale solar projects that we deliver to the market and to local host communities.
Rep. Anne Donahue not only voted against women’s health care, but she campaigned and proselytized against it, giving speeches, appearing in the media and helping to write brochures that were distributed to churches throughout Vermont, all the while using her title as “Representative” to give her credibility.
If we want to live in communities where we feel safe, we need to give the people who scare us something better than they could ever take: the knowledge that they are valued and they belong.
The imminent renegotiation of the state’s current Medicare and Medicaid contract provides an opportunity for the state to start over. Instead of tinkering around the edges of a failed approach, why not redesign the system?