How did Senators Chuck Schumer and Joe Manchin move away from a sharp divide to a seemingly smooth accord? They didn’t get everything they wanted.
My generation never dreamed that the clock would run backwards, that
we would lose what we had fought for so hard.
I have been invited to speak at many commencements in the past — high school and college. They are never routine.
America is the only country where the mass murders happen frequently. We need a national conversation to dig into the source of our inbred violence.
Never has activism been more crucial. If we don’t want to live under government by minority rule, we have to mobilize and organize our majority and, with it, democracy itself.
In March, I was a skeptic, waiting impatiently for spring to be blown in by an icy wind, I feared it would never come. In April, I am a believer.
We know there is evil and good in the world. Seldom have we seen evil and good played out on the global stage by two different people right before our eyes.
We have no choice. We must fight back. We still live in a democracy, even if it is somewhat bruised. The 2022 election is critical to the future of our country.
Vermont women have had a good reason to be chagrined. Vermont is the only state in the nation never to have sent a woman to Congress.
The president’s proposed legislation may be the equivalent of Social Security, but this time for children and working families. What an achievement that would be for every American.
I was driving home on a September evening when the air started to turn cool. I glanced out my side window and caught a pink, puffy line stretching across the sky.
I fear for the children and their children, and the children after that. How will they manage to live in what is now likely to be a burning, or flooding, or drought-seared world?
The battle between expanding or restricting the right to vote has a long history. It is in full swing in 2021. The expanding electorate, evidenced in the 2020 election, is in danger of shrinking.
Most of us have learned that, when we get vaccinated, we not only protect ourselves, but we also may keep our neighbors from getting sick.