The notion that Article 22 and Roe v. Wade are similar is false.
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Let’s Go Brandon to Dark Brandon: Don’t cry for America
Instead of the blue and red states map of the United States that gives the erroneous impression that Americans are irreconcilably polarized, America to me looks like a vast unevenly distributed red-and-blue polka dot stretch of land where dots keep changing their colors and positions in a perpetual state of equilibrium and disequilibrium.
Al Gobeille and Rick Vincent: What’s at Stake in the UVM Health Network’s budget request
From our perspective, this is the most crucial budget we’ve assembled.
Peter Sterling: The Inflation Reduction Act just shattered the ceiling for clean energy in Vermont
The IRA has begun the shift to a clean energy America. What does this mean for Vermonters? A lot.
Grace Oedel: Farming at the intersection of economic and climate crises
Why are Vermont’s postcard-perfect farmers one broken leg away from having to sell their cows?
Zack Porter: A crisis of our own making in Vermont’s public forests
Logging is the single greatest threat to public forests in New England.
Justin Salisbury: Expanding BIPOC enhances colonization
Black and Indigenous people should still have agency over the BIPOC label, but the term has been co-opted — stolen — by colonizing neoliberal Whites and settler POC.
Howard Hoye: ‘Threatening’ anonymous letter discussed by Guilford Selectboard
Questions remain for the Guilford Selectboard, and they need to answer them.
Michael Shank: A victim’s plea for criminal justice reform
We could easily spend our tax dollars more efficiently and effectively, providing rehabilitation that works and enabling neighbors who cause harm, like mine, to repair that harm and ultimately return to society.
John McClaughry: Return of the curse of Diocletian
Today, pharmaceutical pricing is an almost impenetrable jungle of discounts, rebates, copays, special deals and the like.
Robert Letovsky: Looking at the big picture in energy options
If college students can grasp the idea that energy choices should be evaluated using multiple criteria, why can’t legislators do the same?
Stephen Leslie: Where has all the water gone?
Worried about how much water a farm is using? Look to the soil.
James Duff Lyall: Vermonters voted for a smarter justice system
We still need to do far more to support one another and to build healthy, safe and vibrant communities.
Julie Wasserman: How to control Vermont’s skyrocketing hospital costs
Recently proposed double-digit hospital rate increases will consume an ever greater share of health care spending and exacerbate the affordability crisis.