I was using my own money to circumvent the silver-spoon barrier put in front of working-class candidates to preclude them from debates, which are the last semblance of meritocratic elements in our electoral process.
Because the NRA fought any attempt to develop any databases on gun violence, even defensive use of guns, it is not known the extent of successful implementation or the effectiveness of defensive use of guns in preventing firearm death or injury.
We can make sure that no child in Vermont ever goes hungry during the school day — and we can give them the opportunity to enjoy delicious and locally-sourced and produced meals.
When one can't win in other arenas (such as the Legislature and the court of public opinion), resorting to underhanded and divisive tactics may feel like winning.
Much has been written about Sen. Leahy — his many accomplishments for Vermont, the country, and the world. But very little has been written about what it meant to be able to work for him.
Blackness and whiteness are not just physical features. They reflect culture, history, struggle and opportunity.
Vermonters have for a long time had the luxury of imposing much of our energy production pollution burdens on those who live in faraway places. Our complicity in this environmental injustice is yet another reason to embrace clean, local renewable alternatives.
$30,000 seems to be a minimal investment that could go a long way toward ensuring schools can meet a requirement deemed necessary by the Legislature, and ensure the best chance of survival should a Vermonter collapse at home of cardiac arrest.
The public is finally waking up to the fact that poisoning our way out of perceived problems is not the solution and that the process allowing the state Department of Environmental Conservation to do so is flawed.
De-growth can be a truly satisfying and rewarding future for everyone and everything in Vermont and around our planet. Let’s shrink into abundance for all.