We can’t be of the belief that we have disposable people among us.
By turning to the ZRF/Schurz proposal, the Burlington City Council may have made individual stakeholders whole, but the needs of ratepayers were made secondary.
The true toll of the pain and suffering of hemophiliacs who contracted AIDS and hepatitis from tainted blood products is scattered across time and place.
Money is corrosive in politics. Campaign financing in 2017 is a form of regulated bribery.
There is no incentive to treat anyone who is truly ill. That is the sad reality of global payments.
Here in Vermont, the part-time and seasonal economy have become mainstays and with it comes the low-wage income insecurity that has been the centerpiece of our economy for much too long.
“Secured in Vermont” has the potential to be every bit as valuable as a value-added brand as our ski industry or Vermont milk.
Today, interfacing with tech increasing is about the actual integration of technology into us and into our things.
The prohibitions against large-scale purchasing of prescription medicines is an obstacle created by Big Pharma.
Vermont should view the resource curve with respect to legal cannabis and plan accordingly.
Vermont needs to attack pain as the primary public health concern as pain is the underlying catalyst that created the opiate epidemic.
An image can say in an instant what hundreds of words can’t.
Whatever standard we ultimately adopt for drugged driving, be clear that standard will be arbitrary, informed by political reality every bit as much as best medical practices.
Vermont is a multi-party democracy. It’s time that our electoral system reflects that reality.