Op - Ed, Opinion

Irony of the ages

By Angelo Lynn The challenge Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy presented to President Biden and the U.S. Congress in his televised Wednesday, March 16 address was as direct as it was brilliant: If you aspire to be the leader of the […]

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Op - Ed, Opinion

Ukraine: Lines in the sand

By Angelo Lynn Editor’s disclaimer: I have no particular insight to make these comments. I’m certainly no military analyst. There are many good reasons not to pursue any action that might prompt the deployment of tactical nuclear weapons. But I’m […]

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Op - Ed, Opinion

The sting of ethnic slurs

By Julia Purdy Now that St. Patrick’s Day is upon us, we are treated to the usual time-honored ethnic slurs and jokes about the Irish: freckled red-haired leprechauns with huge grins and missing teeth, the drunken Irishman with his hat […]

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Op - Ed, Opinion

Putin’s evil, Ukraine’s heroism

By Angelo Lynn To adjust from last Tuesday’s Town Meeting concerns to the dizzyingly complex world stage is mind-numbing. Putin’s increasingly brutal invasion of Ukraine has shocked our collective senses. The personal stories of survival and death, of fear yet […]

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Op - Ed, Opinion

Vermont isn’t as green as you think

By Peter Sterling Vermont’s electric sector is estimated to contribute only 2% of our climate change causing greenhouse gas emissions — seemingly insignificant compared to the whopping 74% of emissions coming from our transportation sector and from the energy we […]

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Op - Ed, Opinion

Can we correct course in 2022?

By Elayne Clift Editor’s note: Elayne Clift, who writes about women, culture and social issues from Saxtons River. It is now more than two months into the new year, and it’s likely that resolutions we made in earnest then have […]

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