Below is a selection of upcoming events in Vermont relevant to the left.
Category: News & Analysis
While these tenants face a life-altering crisis, the conflict at 300 Main Street is just one skirmish in a much larger battle over the future of housing in Vermont: how much housing is built, where it’s located, and who gets to enjoy it.
In a 7-5 vote, Democratic city councilors united to block the measure, preventing Burlingtonians from registering their opinion on the issue.
Union workers at Ben & Jerry’s flagship ice cream shop in downtown Burlington, Vermont have unanimously ratified a contract with management. What was last year the first unionized Ben & Jerry’s location is now the first Ben & Jerry’s location operating under a union contract.
As anyone who lives within earshot of Burlington Airport can attest, the instruments of wars thousands of miles away can be found even here in
Starting Monday, FreeHer Vermont is holding a week of action to pressure Vermont officials to abandon plans for constructing new prisons in the state while reinstating funding for constructing new schools.
The Prison Research and Innovation Network’s vision of transparency, collaboration, and improvement does not hold up against the experience of the incarcerated individuals who have been involved in the project.
While they pine for your shopping dollars during peak consumer spending season, it’s clear these business owners still can’t help themselves and wish to continue playing the victim, never acknowledging the role they’ve played in creating a narrative of an unsafe downtown Burlington, one that trades in crime wave fearmongering and a disdain for vulnerable populations in the city.