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 democratic socialism, is an economic ideology that is growing within the United States. My intentio...

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 is the greatest. I know my home state has its issues, but I see a real problem with the way Nor...

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 Parkland, Florida, killing 17. If you’re like me, you were devastated to read this news. It's h...

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