Letter to the editor: Time to get rid of the filibuster

We are in agreement with organizers from Stacey Abrams’ Fair Fight Action, who observed, “We are seeing the worst voter suppression since Reconstruction,” and who termed the current extreme GOP voter suppression efforts, “Jim Crow 2.0.” We are also aware of the astonishing inequity of representation in the Senate where, as historian Heather Cox Richardson has written, “Although each party effectively holds 50 seats, the Democrats represent 41.5 million more Americans than the Republicans do, in a nation tha … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Student learning should include problem solving

When discussing school district changes, let’s reassess what learning methods will best prepare students for the world’s present and emerging needs. Over the past century, a competitive educational system has groomed students to participate in a capitalis … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Leaders should show the way

Editor’s note: The correspondent wrote this in response to Angelo Lynn’s Dec. 26 editorial asking readers to share their hopes for the new year. My hope is that leadership and legislators in both D.C. and Montpelier recognize that we actually do have the … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Change needed in November

A letter by Dan Monger in Jan. 2nd’s edition pointed out that the U.S. Congress is not doing its job of writing enough laws and that the reason is because of in-depth investigation of the president. My feeling is that honest, stable leadership must be our … (read more)