The Vermont Cynic

Evironmental activism is a step toward social justice

Evironmental activism is a step toward social justice

Emily Johnston

December 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Many people struggle to choose between social justice or environmental justice. They think of them as two separate entities: both righteous, but on two different wavelengths. However, the environmental justice movement has a lot more in common with social justice than initially meets the eye. Both ...

Your plastic straw is not the problem

Your plastic straw is not the problem

Mills Sparkman

November 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The morning started out like any other. I stopped at the University Marche on my way to class to get my usual: an everything bagel with cream cheese and an iced coffee. Normally, I would fill up my reusable tumbler, but I decided it needed a wash and left it in my room. I went for a plastic cup ins...

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