Category Archives: Politics

Back-to-School 2020: Teachers and School Officials Raise Concerns Over Mixed Signals and Dangers Facing Teachers and Students.

As public schools across the United States prepare for a return to school this fall, teachers and school officials have raised concerns over mixed signals and conflicting data about the…

Chaos reigns overnight as protestors in Minneapolis burn police precinct; masked officers in riot equipment arrest CNN news crew

Minneapolis – In the wake of the tragic death of a Minneapolis man George Floyd who died as a result of police applying lethal pressure during an arrest, thousands took…

The Return of the “Debtors Prisons?” Across the U.S. people are being arrested and forced to work to pay off debt

Across the United States, low-income and working-class people in debt are being increasingly targeted by legislation introduced by state governments forcing Americans to work for as little as $10 per…

Vermont Considers Banning E-Cigarettes and Vaping Products as Teen Deaths and Thousands of Hospitalizations Raise New Health Concerns

A 15 year-old Texas boy who died of lung related injuries due to “vaping” is now the youngest of over 55 Americans to die from respiratory illness tied to e-cigarette…

Mexican Man Denied Entry to the U.S. Cuts His Own Throat at Border

A man in his 30s from Mexico seeking asylum in the United States died as a result of a self-inflicted injury after being denied entry into the U.S., according to…

St Albans’ Officer Allegedly Assaults Woman Handcuffed Inside Jail Cell

A St. Albans police officer punched a handcuffed woman in the face during a March altercation inside a holding cell, police video filed in Franklin County Superior Court shows. Franklin County…

Court Dismisses “Unconstitutional” Suit Over Act 46 School Mergers

ST. ALBANS – Judge Robert Mellow ruled to dismiss three of the six issues arising from a civil suit filed against the Vermont State Board of Education. The case, known…

Government “Shut-down” immanent as Senate Republicans fail to back Trump’s US-Mexico border wall

Once again, the United States government is being “shutdown.” The second of its kind, the shutdown will effect at least nine executive departments of the federal government, including the Departments…

Net Neutrality Repealed

Net-neutrality, a policy principle intended to prevent internet service providers from deliberately blocking, slowing-down or unfairly promoting web content, has been repealed. The policy, once embraced by both congressional Democrats…

Cuba Elects New President

HAVANA – Parliamentary elections to elect new members to the National Assembly of People’s Power, the highest legislative body in the Republic of Cuba, were held on March 11, 2018,…