Op - Ed, Opinion

Time to invest in state tourism

By Amy Spear Tourism is a significant economic driver for many of Vermont’s rural communities. Visitors spend more than $2.5 billion in Vermont each year, and the tourism industry employs more than 32,000 Vermonters. The tax revenue generated by the […]

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Op - Ed, Opinion

No, Mr. Trump, all is not well

By Angelo Lynn Contrary to Trump’s juvenile tweet in the wake of Iran’s missile attack on two U.S. military bases in Iraq that “all is well… so far,” any realistic assessment of America’s position in the Middle East over the […]

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Letter, Opinion

Go plant-based this year

Dear Editor, The end-of-year/New Year holidays seem to whiplash us from one extreme to the other: eat, drink and be merry v. the customary New Year’s resolutions: reduce social media, reduce weight, and embrace a plant-based diet! One third of […]

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Op - Ed, Opinion

How presidents get their facts

By Lee H. Hamilton Here’s a basic truth about people who make decisions on public policy: they rarely have all the facts they want. Over the years, I’ve sat in countless meetings in which, after we’d reached a sticking point, […]

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