The Vermont Cynic

Burlington’s undocumented deserve the right to vote

Burlington’s undocumented deserve the right to vote

Chris Harrell April 17, 2019

It’s a wonder why Burlington is not the first in the state to pass a non-citizen voting measure and why we aren’t actively pushing for it right now. Our city comes in first place in many different...

As 2020 comes, hold candidates to higher standards

As 2020 comes, hold candidates to higher standards

Emily Johnston February 7, 2019

In the era of #MeToo, it’s not easy to forgive someone who has tolerated  sexual misconduct. Ever since Jan. 2, when I read about several of Bernie Sanders’ staffers being accused of sexual harassment...

Evironmental activism is a step toward social justice

Evironmental activism is a step toward social justice

Emily Johnston December 1, 2018

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...

Success for Democrats is daring to dream

Success for Democrats is daring to dream

Ari Kotler November 15, 2018

Over the last month, I’ve had to watch President Donald Trump play dumb over the killing of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, stir up hysteria about a nonexistent migrant “invasion” and...

Try VT’s new locally grown fusion politics

Try VT’s new locally grown fusion politics

Henry Mitchell August 30, 2018

Let me introduce our brand-new invention: Progressivism Lite! Progressivism Lite is compatible with any Democratic candidate and requires minimal setup. Call out Trump, choose...

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