Op - Ed, Opinion

Growing wealth gap hurts Vermont

By Maura Collins Editor’s note: Maura Collins is the executive director of the Vermont Housing Finance Agency and Chair of the Board of Pathways Vermont. This commentary is from a 10-part series in which the authors respond to the pressing […]

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Op - Ed, Opinion

We are all Vermonters

By Jen Kimmich Editor’s Note: Kimmich is the co-founder and CEO of The Alchemist Brewery, a past board member of VCRD. In 2020 The Alchemist collaborated with the VT Partnership for Fairness and Diversity to create an action plan to […]

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Op - Ed, Opinion

Taking issue

Editor’s note: This is a commentary by the Rutland Herald/Times Argus editorial board, republished here with VPA permissions.  Something is way out of whack. Isabel Jennifer Seward, a teenage driver, was fined $220 for her part in a double-fatal vehicle […]

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Op - Ed, Opinion

Welcome to World War III

By Brooke Geery As soon as  a mob of conspiracy-theory-inspired thugs breached the gates and began to the climb the steps of the Capitol Building on Jan. 6, the finger pointing began. Rightfully, many blamed Trump for inciting the coup, which […]

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Op - Ed, Opinion

The future of rural

By Rob Riley Over the past year, I’ve heard two very different narratives about rural America. The first is that rural people face enormous economic and social challenges and the federal government does little to help them. The second is that […]

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Op - Ed, Opinion

Earth rising in 2021?

It’s up to us By Michael J. Caduto It was one of our country’s most turbulent years. Demonstrations and riots demanding equality were staged nationwide. Gunshots rang out. World leaders threatened military force to control protesters while millions of sympathizers […]

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