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Did Russians hack Vermont's electric grid?

Danziger: Winter Is Here

Rumors of Russian hackers invading Vermont’s electrical grid appear to have been exaggerated — but Danziger doesn’t believe Putin’s agents would last long in the North Country.

January 6, 2017

Cartoon: Clinton Statistics Prove It’s All Vermont’s Fault

The numbers say whatever you want them to say.

April 13, 2016
Marijuana enthusiasts walk by a 5 foot plant at the "Weed the People" event to celebrate the legalization of the recreational use of marijuana in Portland, Oregon

Vermont Legislature On Track To Be First In U.S. To Legalize Marijuana

Liberal-leaning Vermont could become the first U.S. state to legalize recreational marijuana use through legislation, rather than by voter initiative.

March 14, 2016

Bernie Sanders Has A History Of Careful Dealings With Democrats

Sanders’ journey to the political mainstream began in 1990 — when he worked to get members of a club he refused to join to nonetheless announce publicly that they were willing to have him as a member.

August 21, 2015

Sanders Is A Fighter, But Not In The Fray

The senator from Vermont, now running for president, is a lovable talker — but talk is almost all he’s ever done.

July 7, 2015
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Bernie Sanders On Gun Control: Certainly Not Liberal

Bernie Sanders is considered the liberal savior of the 2016 political race. But there’s one issue in which he deviates from the party line: guns.

June 24, 2015
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Bernie-nomics: How Senator Sanders Wants To Handle The Economy

From the economy, infrastructure, union, and higher education, in his own words, this is what a President Sanders would do.

April 30, 2015

Progressives Don’t Need Washington All That Much

If Washington won’t help move good ideas forward, liberals should go around it.

November 6, 2014

Endorse This: Was Vermont’s Gubernatorial Debate The Weirdest In History?

Don’t miss this outrageous example of participatory democracy at its finest.

October 15, 2014

Vermont Is ‘Single-Payer’ Trailblazer

By Michael Ollove, Stateline.org BERLIN, Vt. — Dr. Marvin Malek has been yearning and advocating for a publicly financed, single-payer health care system for at least two decades. Now, as Vermont stands on the threshold of being the first state to launch such a plan, he’s confessing to trepidation. “I am pretty damn nervous,” he […]

August 11, 2014

An American Banking Revolution Awaits

Vermonters aren’t like the rest of us: They live in a small state with a flinty history and a legendary suspicion of outsiders. That independent streak gained luster when 15 Vermont towns voted earlier this year to reinforce this independent tradition by approving a proposal to create a state bank. The Vermont Economic Development Authority would get a […]

May 23, 2014

Fearing Abuse, States Challenge FDA On Painkiller Approval

By Michael Ollove, Stateline.org WASHINGTON — Notwithstanding a court order, Massachusetts and other states plan to restrict use of a new painkiller drug, setting up a showdown with the federal government over who gets to decide the best way to protect public health. In the case of Zohydro, the argument pits the needs of millions […]

April 28, 2014