Our most widely read/viewed news outlets are more concerned with protecting a politically powerful special interest than they are about informing the public.
It will help with both social mobility and inequality. It must be taught aggressively and used to its fullest, not banned in the classroom.
If you’ve been searching for an explanation for the persistence of poverty in one of the wealthiest nations on Earth, look no further.
When Senator Dick McCormack called S.5/Act 18 a Rube Goldberg contraption, he was underselling what a mess the whole thing is.
What choice do we have? Our time is getting short. We all need to be climate activists now.
“The emperor is not only naked, he just took a dump in front of the old YMCA,” Seven Days Publisher Paula Routly wrote this week. We make 10 suggestions to clean up the mess.
Authoritarianism is rooted in the notion that politicians, bureaucrats, and their favored special interests have the right to tread on everyone.
Destroy law and order, then institute state control of food.
So what if Vermont GHG emissions down and our state is three-quarters carbon dioxide-sucking forest. Lawmakers and unelected influencers meeting behind closed doors this week still favor the stick over the carrot.
I don’t think we should attempt to put either the genius or the genie back in the bottle. We will have to watch them both.