The Vermont Cynic

New year, but with the same old issues

Ari Kotler

January 27, 2019


Filed under Opinion

What a year it’s been. President Donald Trump’s rotting brain has continued its plunge into insanity. White ethno-nationalists (big shoutout to Iowa Rep. Steve “Grand Wizard” King), “fiscal conservatives” and the super-rich remain in a happy political marriage and maintain  control of our g...

Hopelessness shouldn’t be part of the news

Hopelessness shouldn’t be part of the news

Henry Mitchell

January 26, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Over winter break, I received a 23andMe kit. I thought I would just spit in a tube and wait for my ancestry results. Apparently these kits include a lot of warnings about life, including your risks for untreatable diseases. “Learning that you have a genetic risk factor for a disease can be diffic...

It’s time for a new Women’s March

It’s time for a new Women’s March

Staff Editorial

January 23, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

This past Saturday, Vermonters gathered in Montpelier — and in capitals across the nation — for the third annual Women’s March. The march was first conceived in the light of President Donald Trump’s 2016 election win. It’s well-known for being a symbol of resistance and unity, but it has also prov...

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