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Letter: Katy Smith Abbott’s Deanship

By VINCENT RECCA

December 12, 2017

Filed under Opinion

I am happy that dean Smith Abbott will be able to spend more time in the classroom and in closer contact with students.

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On the GOP Tax Plan

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

December 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion

In our last editorial for this fall semester, we think it is important to further compound our finals stress by considering some of the dangerous repercussions of the Republican tax plan, a bill passed by the House and Senate th...

Letter: Response to “Response to ‘Response to Setting the Record Straight’ ”

By PAUL CARRESE

December 6, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Re “Response to 'Response to Setting the Record Straight’” (online, Dec. 1) The academic department at Arizona State University that I direct — the School of Civic & Economic Thought and Leadership (SCETL) — recei...

Sharp Left: Paradise Lost

By TEVAN GOLDBERG

December 6, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

In​ ​the​ ​previous​ ​month,​ ​two​ ​major​ ​tax-related​ ​developments​ ​have​ ​occurred​ ​to​ ​signal​ ​and​ ​hasten​ ​our society’s​ ​already​ ​speedy​ ​descent​...

Letter: Response to “Response to Setting the Record Straight”

By KEVIN MOSS

December 1, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Re “Response to Setting the Record Straight” (online, Dec. 1) As long as Prof. Stanger is advocating precision for the record, perhaps she could correct the description of the event at ASU, which currently reads as follows: “Profes...

You Are Not Welcome Here, Mr. O’Keefe

By ZEKE HODKIN

December 1, 2017

Filed under Opinion

What you stand for is incendiary and malicious. I will not remain idle and watch you attempt to break apart this community for your warped propaganda.

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Letter: Response to “Setting the Record Straight”

By ALLISON STANGER

December 1, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Re "Setting the Record Straight" (fourth page, Nov. 30) Allow me to be more precise, for the record. “The CHAIR OF THE Sociology/Anthropology Department sought to rally the community to censor the Political Science departm...

It Happens Everywhere

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

November 29, 2017

Filed under Opinion

We’re living in a powerful moment if you have been affected by gender-based violence or know someone who has — so, everybody. Since New York Times reporters Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey first exposed film director Harvey Weinstei...

Setting the Record Straight

By SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY DEPARTMENT

November 29, 2017

Filed under Opinion

In her October 26, 2017 testimony to a U.S. Senate committee about the Charles Murray talk at Middlebury College, Prof. Allison Stanger stated: “The Sociology/Anthropology Department sought to rally the community to censor the Political Science...

Community Forums, Racial Accusations and Mirroring the Enemy

By DAVID STOLL

November 29, 2017

Filed under Opinion

We’ve all heard about the Salem witch trials. If you go into the scholarship, it turns out there were no witches in Salem — only victims of sorcery accusations. If Salem’s problem with witchcraft did not include actual witche...

Don’t Be Fake

By NIA ROBINSON

November 29, 2017

Filed under Opinion

It is Monday morning after a break and you can hear the echoes of people exchanging pleasantries from Cornwall. Why do we ask how people are or how the break was if we are not concerned enough to hear the answer? At the begin...

“Pregnant in Middlebury, VT:” Fake Abortion Clinics and the Right to Accurate Information

By TORIA ISQUITH

November 29, 2017

Filed under Opinion

In the era of the Trump regime, the politically inclined are eager to fight for abortion rights and affordable, government subsidized healthcare. The battle-cry is clear: “I stand with Planned Parenthood” stickers are on ...