The mental burden of living with a schizophrenic is very heavy and you wonder if it’s as contagious as Covid. In my case, a few days’ reflection brings me back toward normal, if a little short.
Walt Amses: The Pride battle that seemed over isn’t over
The same paranoia that fueled this debate from the beginning is being resurrected by conservative politicians either bent on authoritarian rule or with designs on the White House, often both.
John McClaughry: Infusing science standards with political goals
“Behavior change” apparently means awakening schoolchildren to the menace of climate change and stimulating their opposition to the continued use of fossil fuel energy.
Jane Fitzwilliam: Vermont Fish & Wildlife remains stuck in the 1950s
Coyote hounding is not only antithetical to good science but also tramples on Vermonters’ property rights.
Robert Perschel: What will our carbon-neutral cities of the future be made of?
New technological advances allow us to use wood to build tall buildings. These components are made by joining smaller pieces of wood together and are called mass timber.
Stephen Terry: Truth to power (lines): underground
Undergrounding of retail electric lines is becoming standard utility practice, a welcome change of utility management philosophy — all driven by the devastating impact of climate change.
Peter Berger: With all that’s changed: Poor Elijah’s look at firearms
Unrecognizable child corpses aren’t the “price of freedom.” The more guns we’ve produced, the more we’ve endangered our lives, and the more grotesque our children’s dreams have become.
Robby Porter: We need a new value system adapted to the modern world
Our challenges are largely moral questions, many of them focused on economic justice. Is it right that some Americans can afford to sightsee in space while others cannot afford to get their teeth fixed?
Will Eberle: Go and say it to their face
Go to the hotels and see how little people have and how hard their lives are. Then, if you still decide to take away the humble scraps they have managed to string together, look them in the eyes. Go and say it to their face.
Rep. Kathleen James: Your $1,200 invoice will not be arriving in the mail
These policies will help us to build stronger families, schools, communities and stable state government, while making life more affordable for many Vermonters.