Workers Unite

In Brattleboro, about 15 UPS workers attended a labor rally on June 30. On August 1, the biggest strike against a single employer in U.S. history will probably start. UPS workers this summer voted... Read more »

75 at Rally

In Northampton on June 24 about 75 people attended an abortion rights rally. The organizers have a web site at:

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45 at Logging Rally

Forty-five people attended a rally in the Pioneer Valley town of Washington, Massachusetts on June 17. The goal was to stop logging in a state forest. “It went very well,” Janet Sinclair told... Read more »

Protest Leads to Victory for Music in Greenfield Public Schools

About 500 people attended a rally at the Greenfield town common on May 25. They were protesting cuts in funding for music classes in Greenfield public schools, among other cuts. On June 14, the... Read more »

Vermont, U.S. Nursing Homes Not as Good as European Ones

In the U.S., in general, rich people don't go to nursing homes. Same with prison. But for the rest of us, a nursing home is likely to be the place we spend the last months of our lives. The town... Read more »