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Solomon | On the media horizon: We invest, you decide

Predictably, some critics have decried the current efforts by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. to buy the Dow Jones company, which publishes The Wall Street Journal. But let’s imagine the dynamics that might emerge if Murdoch gains control of that newspaper.

Full Article: On the media horizon: We invest, you decide

Posted May 10, 2007

Commentary | UVM livable wage figures misleading

On April 27, twelve University of Vermont (UVM) students from the Student Labor Action Project (SLAP) ended a five-day hunger strike to urge the university to adopt livable wages for all workers on campus.

Full Article: UVM livable wage figures misleading

Posted May 10, 2007

Editorials: The glass gavel? | Delivering the message to DC

Imagine if taxpayers were the teachers, and legislators the children. What do you think we’d be having them write on the blackboard 100 times at the end of the session?

Full Article: The glass gavel? & Delivering the message to DC

Posted May 10, 2007

Letters: The solution to nuclear power & Why Vermont is unaffordable

Full Article: An answer to Vermont’s energy future

Posted May 10, 2007

McClaughry | Shumlin’s desperate search for taxes

Shabby, desperate attempts to find something new to tax are now playing themselves out in Montpelier. The principal actor is the Senate Pres. Pro Tem Sen. Peter Shumlin, D-Windham.

Full Article: Shumlin’s desperate search for taxes

Posted May 3, 2007

Commentary | Confused in Helmland

Respected people of Helmand,” the radio message began. “The soldiers of the International Security Assistance Force [ISAF] and the Afghan National Army [ANA] do not destroy poppy fields. They know that many people of Afghanistan have no choice but to grow poppy. ISAF and the ANA do not want to stop people from earning their livelihoods.”

Full Article: Confused in Helmland

Posted May 3, 2007

Editorials: Classroom lessons | Mission ... accomplished?

Imagine if taxpayers were the teachers, and legislators the children. What do you think we’d be having them write on the blackboard 100 times at the end of the session?

Full Article: Classroom lessons & Mission ... accomplished?

Posted May 3, 2007

Letters: Kudos on impeachment, nuclear taxes

Full Article: Kudos on impeachment, nuclear taxes

Posted May 3, 2007