Letter, Opinion

Vermont’s economy depends on women

By Cary Brown, Meg Smith, Rhoni Basden, Jessica Nordhaus and Aly Richards Editor’s note: Cary Brown is the executive director of the Vermont Commission on Women; Meg Smith is the director of the Vermont Women’s Fund; Rhoni Basden is the […]

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Commentary, Opinion

Speaking truth to power

By Matt Krauss Editor’s note: Matt Krauss of Stowe is a happily retired state employee and a former Vermont legislator. Vermont women were denied membership in the exclusive and private Ethan Allen Club until 1990. The welcomed change came about because of very intense public pressure. Women remember the sting of exclusion, and Vermonters have rightfully rejected joining these […]

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Column

Women and the retirement savings gap

By Kevin Theissen America Saves, a national campaign that promotes savings, notes significant differences in savings between men and women. A survey showed that women displayed a greater interest in savings, but there was no greater savings effort or savings effectiveness compared to […]

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Column

Women hold up half the sky

By Marguerite Jill Dye “You may shoot me with your words, you may cut me with your eyes, you may kill me with your hatefulness, but still, like air, I’ll rise,” said Maya Angelou, an American poet, memoirist, and civil rights […]

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