This Saturday morning, the University of Vermont men’s basketball team attempts to earn a berth in the NCAA Tournament, providing itself with a national platform
Author: Matt Moore
Expensive private elite training academies may block poorer residents from competing at the Olympic level, and increased conglomeration of ski areas by large corporations has priced out many Vermont residents, preventing a majority from even enjoying snowsports recreationally.
Before Interim Burlington Police Chief Jon Murad began his career as a police officer in the NYPD (a career that deserves more scrutiny), he tried
Senator Patrick Leahy’s announcement that he would not seek re-election in 2022 has unsurprisingly led to plenty of media attention on his career, which spanned six decades. Litigating a politician’s legacy is always en vogue, and recently both the Burlington Free Press and The Intercept took to praising Leahy’s human rights record. Despite some meaningful stances regarding global human rights, both pieces omit the senator’s actions in expanding the national security state and U.S. global military hegemony.
Each day, residents of the Sears Lane encampment face the threat of complete removal of their dwellings, thanks to Burlington’s longstanding, years-long push toward the camp’s removal.
Do you need some civic education? Former Ward 8 city councilor Adam Roof and others involved in the Vermont Democratic Party believe they can help
What wasn’t covered in the Lake Monsters’ championship win is the team’s new ownership group, which is headed by the founder of a venture capital and private equity firm that exploits professional baseball players from marginalized and low-income backgrounds.