Category Archives: Op – Ed

Op - Ed
February 7, 2019

New jobs, new markets require new leadership

By Emerson Lynn What passes for economic development in Vermont is largely ineffective and not suited for the 21st century, according to Peter Stromgren and Bill Schubart who co-wrote a…

Op - Ed
February 7, 2019

‘ A, my name is Alice ’

By Lawrence Zupan “A, my name is Alice, and I come from Arlington, Vermont, and we sell… abortions.” The above variation on the children’s innocent alphabetical song game might well…

Op - Ed
January 23, 2019

Grateful for state’s politics?

By Angelo Lynn As political partisanship reaches an all-time high in the country (recent studies show the nation’s two major political parties have never been further apart in terms of…

Op - Ed
January 23, 2019

State farmers need to look at new approaches

By Anson Tebbetts As we enter a new year, many Vermont dairy farmers, as well as farmers nationwide, continue fighting through their economic fog. Trapped in an antiquated federal dairy…