Posts Tagged ‘Vermont’

Progressive Vermont Rep. Becca Balint visited Israel on AIPAC trip

Why did progressive Rep. Becca Balint go to Israel on a trip sponsored by AIPAC? “I was on this trip with people who absolutely disagree with me,” she says. And left the trip off social media. Still! Source

Burlington, Vermont Seeks to Give Voting Rights to DACA Illegal Aliens

Burlington, Vermont voters are seeking to extend local voting rights to illegal aliens enrolled in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, as well as foreign nationals with green cards and newly-arrived migrants with work permits. Source

Vermont Girls Basketball Team Forfeits State Tournament Game Due To Trans Player On Opposing Team

A Christian girl’s basketball team in Vermont recently withdrew from Vermont’s division IV basketball tournament due to a transgender (biological male) being on the opposing team. Mid Vermont Christian School forfeited their upcoming Division IV state tournament game due to the opposing team having a biological male on the girl’s team. MVCS head of school […]

Burlington, Vermont, reeling from highest number of murders in decades after defunding police

(FOX News) — Homicides are skyrocketing in Vermont this year to levels not seen in decades in a state that is often considered one of America’s safest places. For the state’s largest city, Burlington, the bloody increases come after its police department was defunded and then ultimately refunded after concerns from the community. “We are not used […]

Vermont Episcopalians condemn Israeli apartheid, setting up a national showdown

The Episcopal Church of Vermont stood up loudly against Israel’s U.S.-backed oppression of the Palestinians, Nov. 4, as its annual convention, condemning by an 89-25 majority what it said are the Jewish State’s apartheid policies. The action added to a barrage of condemnations of Israel’s apartheid regime since January by human rights groups and leaders […]

BDS Resolution Blocked in Vermont

A Battle in Burlington Let’s start in Vermont, the small state that’s dominated much of our U.S. coverage for the past couple months. Vermonters for Justice in Palestine (VTJP) is the organization that kicked off the campaign targeting Ben & Jerry’s over a decade ago, but that’s certainly not the only issue they organize around. […]

Vermont BDS resolution gets sent back to committee after pro-Israel backlash

Burlington, Vermont’s city council was scheduled to vote on a resolution endorsing the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement (BDS) this week, but the sponsor sent the measure back to committee after backlash from pro-Israel groups. Burlington City Council member Ali Dieng had introduced the resolution in response a campaign waged by Vermonters for Justice in Palestine […]

‘It shows that BDS works’: Wafic Faour on how a group of Vermont activists got Ben & Jerry’s to move

This week Ben & Jerry’s announced that it would stop selling its ice cream in illegal Israeli settlements. The move has been cheered by Palestine activists and condemned by Israeli lawmakers. Wafic Faour is member of Vermonters for Justice in Palestine (VTJP), the group that has led a campaign targeting Ben & Jerry’s for over […]

Vermont Republican Governor Seeks to Give Non-Citizens Voting Rights in Local Elections

Vermont Gov. Phil Scott (R) is asking state lawmakers to pass an elections law that would allow non-citizens across the state to vote in local municipality elections. Scott vetoed two pieces of legislation that sought to give non-citizens the right to vote in local elections in Montpelier and Winooski, Vermont. However, he said he is not opposed […]

Why Is The AFL-CIO So Worried About Its Vermont Affiliate?

Above photo: Mattpopovich – CC BY 4.0. For as long as Richard Trumka has been a national AFL-CIO leader—more than a quarter of a century—his labor federation has been encouraging its local affiliates to revitalize themselves to help reverse union decline. Now nearing retirement as AFL-CIO president, Trumka was part of a “New Voice” slate that […]

Republican Vermont Governor Demands President Donald Trump’s Resignation

Vermont Gov. Phil Scott, a Republican, demanded President Donald Trump resign “or be removed” after protesters stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. After violence and destruction broke out while the Congress was meeting to review and accept Electoral College votes, Scott blamed Trump for the melee and called it “an attack on our democracy.” “Make […]

Migrant Justice in Vermont refuses to ‘sanitize’ oppression in Palestine

Migrant Justice (Justicia Migrante) is a Vermont-based organization dedicated, in its words, “to build the voice, capacity, and power of the farmworker community and engage community partners to organize for economic justice and human rights.” In early December, the organization demonstrated again its unwavering solidarity with their oppressed brothers and sisters in Palestine. It categorically […]

High-school student attempts to preserve Vermont’s oldest Jewish cemetery

The autumn leaves crunched underfoot as Netanel Crispe walked uphill toward the northwest corner of the small cemetery. He stopped and examined a toppled headstone.“The last time I was here this was standing up,” he said, regarding the weathered, gray stone. “At least it hasn’t broken.”Crispe brushed away the leaves to reveal a carving at […]

George Pearsons Says Vermont’s COVID-19 Restrictions Sound ‘Like Nazism’

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Public works truck gets stuck in sinkhole in Burlington, Vermont

     You know the roads are bad in Burlington when this happens. A resident snapped this shot of a Department of Public Works truck stuck in a big hole! It happened Tuesday at Kilburn and St. Paul streets. The resident posted it to the online forum Reddit and the department responded, blaming aging infrastructure for […]

Vermont uses first major gun control laws to stop suspected school shooting plotter from getting a gun

RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — A day after Vermont’s governor signed a package of gun control measures , one of the new laws was used to keep a school shooting plot suspect from possessing dangerous weapons. A superior court judge signed an extreme risk protection order Thursday saying Jack Sawyer, 18, poses an extreme risk […]

Democrats And Progressives Push US War Machine In Vermont

Democrats And Progressives Push US War Machine In Vermont By William Boardman, February 3, 2018 Above Photo: F-35 fighter jet. (photo: U.S. Air Force) Donald Trump loves the F-35 and so does Burlington City Council – that is the real state of the union his is a story primarily about corrupt practices by the Burlington City Council, […]

Domestic Terrorists ‘Black Lives Matter’ Take Vermont School Hostage

Race-baiting domestic terrorist organization Black Lives Matter have been allowed to hijack a high school in Vermont by raising their flag and entering the classrooms to indoctrinate the students.  MONTPELIER, Vermont | Montpelier High School became the first high school in the country to raise the Black Lives Matter flag. The flag will be flown […]

‘They Killed Him’ Officials Delayed Care For Vermont Inmate Suffering From Untreated Cancer

Bobby Hutt died of cancer in October 2014, after suffering for over a year. His sisters say the Vermont Department of Corrections “killed him” by waiting until the cancer got so bad that Bobby’s leg broke beneath him. Like many people who have lost a loved one to cancer, his sisters look back on his […]

[WATCH] Brooklyn Rabbi ‘Traumatized’ After Vermont Cops Forced Him to the Ground at Gunpoint and Handcuffed his Family

A New York City rabbi was traumatized when he was pulled over on a remote Vermont interstate for suspected speeding, ordered at gunpoint to lie on the ground, then handcuffed along with his wife and another son. Yehuda Fink, the son of Rabbi Berl Fink, said Monday that his parents and teenage brother and sister […]

Speeding Brooklyn rabbi handcuffed at gunpoint by Vermont police

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Vermont experimenting with new health care model: Pay doctors to keep patients HEALTHY

(Natural News) The ugly truth about health care in America is that being sick is big business. Hospitals, pharmaceutical companies and doctors all profit when a person is ill, and this has led to horrific problems like people being given unnecessary surgeries, doctors prescribing harmful and ineffective medications, and the chemotherapy racket. As more and […]

New Vermont Law Will Increase Access to Medical Marijuana, Further Nullify Federal Prohibition

June 21, 2017 By Shane Trejo A Vermont bill to fully legalize medical marijuana for qualifying patients was signed into law last week by Gov. Phil Scott. The new measure takes another step toward effectively nullifying the unconstitutional federal prohibition on the same. Introduced by Sen. Dick Sears (D-Bennington) and six co-sponsors, […]

The Bagelian Dialectic – Left vs. Right

Party politics is the most divisive force in our world today, causing our people to fight with each other over minor issues, all while the jew rubs his hands. Youtube link: Source Article from

MUST READ: How the FBI and DOJ criminalize honest citizens while allowing the criminals in Washington to get away with treason

(NaturalNews) Regardless of your political affiliation, this is a must-read article because it describes in raw, naked detail how the FBI / DOJ justice scam really operates in America. Remember, thanks to the absolute corruption of Washington D.C., “justice” really means “just us.” In other words, the politically connected elite write laws and […]

At Israel’s birthday party, ambassador says rising criticism comes from ‘killing fields of Europe’

Gideon Levy: “At Independence Day Airshow, Israelis Prefer to Avoid Reality … Most of the people who came to Tel Aviv’s scenic beach on Thursday had already suffered an overdose. After almost a week of media propaganda, the likes of which have not been seen for many years, with overdoses of nauseating militarism and equally […]

UN Food Aid Lands in ISIS Controlled Territory

Food aid drops by the UN World Food Program which was intended for Syrian civilians in Deir Ezzor city, have reportedly landed in predominantly ISIS held territory. The UN claimed last week that the WFP had successfully dropped 21 tonnes of aid into the city of Deir Ezzor. ALALAM Reports: “Planes dropped the humanitarian help […]

Zhupanovsky volcano in Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula spews ash 8 km high

     An “orange” code of warning for the aviation has been issued, and travel companies have been asked not to organize tours to the areas close to the Zhupanovsky volcano The Zhupanovsky volcano in Russia’s Far Eastern Kamchatka Peninsula on Tuesday released ash to the height of 8 kilometers above the sea level after almost […]

Two Dead In Major Raid Operation Targeting Suspected Paris Attacks Mastermind

From: Seven arrests made as woman blows herself up and man is killed by grenade during raid on apartment in St-Denis, north of Paris Two people have been killed and seven arrested during a major police operation targeting the alleged mastermind of last week’s terror attacks in Paris. A […]

Why Is College So Expensive if Professors Are Paid So Little?

Print Friendly Overreliance on precariously employed faculty is devaluing higher education for teachers and students alike. (Photo: Lecture Hall via Shutterstock) As the fall semester begins on the small-town campus of St Michael’s College in Vermont, Sharyn Layfield is entering the autumn of her educational career with the freshman writing seminar, The Examined Life. Lately, […]

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