Guest editorial: Justice for Palestinians and security for Israel

There have been five wars in the last 15 years between Israel and Hamas. How do we end the current one and prevent a sixth from happening, sooner or later?

Sen. Sanders launches 2021 essay contest

The contest is an opportunity for Vermont high school students to describe a major issue facing our country and propose what they would do to solve it.

Letter to the editor: Not all people like Bernie

Editor’s note: The writer is responding to a caption in last week’s edition referring to Sen. Bernie Sanders as “The people’s senator.”The people?The uninformed, badly educated, immature people who can barely balance a checkbook, having zero understanding … (read more)

Sanders promotes human infrastructure bill

MIDDLEBURY — Vermont’s junior U.S. senator is the senior legislator on the U.S. Senate’s Budget Committee, which makes him a very powerful man in Washington, D.C., these days.On Monday Sen. Bernie Sanders came to Middlebury — with a band of notables inclu … (read more)

Editorial: Sanders: ‘We can move this world to a much better place’

When Sen. Bernie Sanders was in Middlebury this past Monday, he was indirectly answering a question recently posed by Republican Rep. Bruce Westerman of Arkansas when he exclaimed in mock horror last Thursday, as the House Natural Resources Committee bega … (read more)

Eric Davis: Sanders a big player in budget bill

The next two months could be the most consequential in Sen. Bernie Sanders’s more than 30-year career in Congress. For much of his time in the House, and then in the Senate, Sanders was a gadfly on the left, making speeches that received more attention of … (read more)

Bernie meme generates $100k for Parent Child Center Network

Bernie Sanders donated a portion of the money earned from the sales of his inaugural-mitten-meme merchandise to the Vermont Parent Child Center Network (VtPCCN). The VtPCCN is a network of 15 community agencies that are the hub of early childhood services … (read more)

State of the Union essay contest deadline Jan. 12

BURLINGTON — Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has launched his eleventh annual State of the Union essay contest. Each January the President of the United States delivers the “State of the Union” address to a joint session of Congress, which outlines priorit … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Thank you, Bernie Sanders

Dear Senator Bernie Sanders,  I told myself to write this thank you letter, months ago. Here goes … Thank you. Thank you. Thank you so much for introducing ideas into the minds of the majority of Americans. These ideas have a staying power because they … (read more)

Editorial: Bernie is not wrong

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is right about the shortcomings of Joe Biden’s campaign for president against Donald Trump. He not focusing enough on what he will do differently to help Americans regain their economic footing.  “We … have to give people a rea … (read more)

Senator provides links to COVID-19 relief resources

The office of U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont provided this list of resources for Vermonters looking for help during the pandemic crisis. Health   Vermont 2-1-1: If you are sick and have questions on how to proceed, contact your health care provide … (read more)

Editorial: Well played, Mr. Sanders

Sen. Bernie Sanders played his hand well. He exited his bid to be the presidential nominee for the Democratic Party in an Wednesday morning speech with grace, eloquence and his determined and passionate appeal for his own brand of revolution — and he did … (read more)

Bernie Sanders drops out of presidential race

Sen. Bernie Sanders announced his decision to concede the presidential race to Joe Biden earlier today. Here is his concession speech. I want to express to each of you my deep gratitude for helping to create an unprecedented grassroots political campaign … (read more)

Vermont’s trio in D.C.: ‘We’re compiling resources’

Members of Vermont’s Congressional delegation have been working hard to help Vermont businesses weather the economic and health crisis. Here are some of their comments from Thursday night’s COVID-19 telephone town hall organized by Congressman Peter Welch … (read more)

Editorial: Bernie wins if he plays ball

Give Sen. Bernie Sanders credit. After his shellacking in Tuesday’s primaries — in which former vice president Joe Biden won in four or five of the six states, including a trouncing of Sanders in Michigan, 53-40 percent, and blowouts in Mississippi, Misso … (read more)