The Vermont Cynic

Democratic socialism is wrong for the U.S.

Democratic socialism is wrong for the U.S.
Ian Nathan March 7, 2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Bernie Sanders helped bring it to the mainstream. Democratic socialism is supposed to create a transition away from capitalism and shift to socialism. Social democracy, or...

The state of racism: it’s not geographic

The state of racism: it's not geographic
Lilly Sharp January 31, 2019

Every time I tell someone I am from Alabama I get the look. You know the one I am talking about, a mixture of shock at my being in Vermont and my pride towards my home state. I'm not here to say Alabama...

Desensitized to shootings

Desensitized  to shootings
Ariana Arden March 3, 2018

Wednesday, Feb. 14 constituted one of the top 10 deadliest shootings in American history, according to a Feb. 19 CNN article. A former student opened fire on Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in...

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