Brattleboro Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. On Native GroundA United, Stable, Democratic Iraq? Never HappenRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2016 | American Reporter

    Despite Sen. John McCain's belief to the contrary, the situation in Iraq has become increasingly twisted and convoluted. It is almost like Milo Minderbinder, the wheeler-dealer from Joseph Heller's World War II novel "Catch-22," is in charge.

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  2. On Native GroundFROM the Pentagon Papers to Wikileaks: the Legacy of WhistleblowersRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2012 | American Reporter

    It has not been extensively reported, but the Obama Administration has retained and expanded upon many of the national security abuses that were initiated during the Bush Administration. The same acts that got liberals angry at President George W, Bush - warrantless wiretapping, the use of drones, indefinite detention of terror suspects without trial - continue under President Obama.

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  3. MomentumOF Jelly Beans and JournalistsRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2011 | American Reporter

    Before the royal wedding, the British press was buzzing about a speckled jelly bean with Kate Middleton's face on it. ABC News reported it story.

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  4. MomentumA Fragile TensionRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2016 | American Reporter

    "Are Artists Special?" was the title of an amusing and insightful talk that the painter Wolf Kahn gave at the Brattleboro Museum and Art Center on Saturday. Kahn is an extremely successful artist, and his point seemed to be that as people, artists are no more or less special than anyone else.

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  5. MomentumCARGO CULTRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2016 | American Reporter

    Every February, one of the last South Pacific islands to host a cargo cult puts on a major festival. Reading about this year's party made me think of cargo cults in general, and one in particular that I joined for a little while.

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  6. Momentum'BYERead the original story

    Apr 4, 2016 | American Reporter

    The Reformer wants "to go in a different direction" and has dropped my column. But Tom D'Errico, the editor, has graciously allowed me to write a last goodbye.

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  7. On Native GroundTHE Forgotten Story of How the Fallen of World War II Came HomeRead the original story

    May 26, 2011 | American Reporter

    Fifteen million Americans served in the military during World War II, and about 359,000 Americans died in the war. Today, when someone dies in Iraq or Afghanistan, their body comes home within a matter of days.

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  8. MomentumDIFFERENT Drummer, Different DrumRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2011 | American Reporter

    Creativity is not a tourist site. I live in a place, Brattleboro, that prides itself on being an "art town."

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  9. MomentumNUCLEAR FOLLIESRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2016 | American Reporter

    When President Barack Obama said, during his State of the Union speech, "But to create more of these clean energy jobs... that means building a new generation of safe, clean nuclear power plants in this country," I literally howled. How could an ostensibly intelligent man be so wrong, wrong, wrong? There's always been one glaring problem with nuclear power: the waste.

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  10. On Native GroundVERMONT'S Nuclear BattleRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2012 | American Reporter

    In an age where corporations are considered people, and the amount of power that they wield over our lives grows by the day, the state of Vermont has been fighting a seemingly impossible battle against Entergy Corp. over the future of the state's lone nuclear plant. Vermont Yankee, located in Vernon, opened in 1972.

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  11. MomentumON Love and LossRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2016 | American Reporter

    DUMMERSTON, Vt. -- When I first came to southern Vermont, in 1987, I had been on the road in South and Central America - literally on the road - for 14 years.

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  12. On Native GroundVERMONT Saved the Union Once. Will We Need to Again?Read the original story

    May 28, 2015 | American Reporter

    On the morning of Memorial Day, I was standing on the Brattleboro town common, in the shadow of the town's Civil War Memorial, for a ceremony to mark the 150th anniversary of the end of that terrible war. The cause of human freedom is something Vermonters take seriously.

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  13. MomentumA Fragile TensionRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2016 | American Reporter

    "Are Artists Special?" was the title of an amusing and insightful talk that the painter Wolf Kahn gave at the Brattleboro Museum and Art Center on Saturday. Kahn is an extremely successful artist, and his point seemed to be that as people, artists are no more or less special than anyone else.

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  14. MomentumTHE Gift of GratitudeRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2016 | American Reporter

    I was going to tell you all the things I'm thankful for this year, starting with the fact that my dancer mother, who is 92, frail, ornery, determined and living alone in Florida , just survived another serious infection. She got out of the hospital on Tuesday morning - barely.

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  15. MomentumCARGO CULTRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2016 | American Reporter

    Every February, one of the last South Pacific islands to host a cargo cult puts on a major festival. Reading about this year's party made me think of cargo cults in general, and one in particular that I joined for a little while.

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  16. On Native GroundMAKING the Trains Run on TimeRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2016 | American Reporter

    You'd think that in the 21st Century, we could do things better than we did in the 1930's. But when it comes to train travel, that's not the case.

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  17. MomentumON Love and LossRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2016 | American Reporter

    DUMMERSTON, Vt. -- When I first came to southern Vermont, in 1987, I had been on the road in South and Central America - literally on the road - for 14 years.

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  18. On Native GroundVERMONT Saved the Union Once. Will We Need to Again?Read the original story

    May 28, 2015 | American Reporter

    On the morning of Memorial Day, I was standing on the Brattleboro town common, in the shadow of the town's Civil War Memorial, for a ceremony to mark the 150th anniversary of the end of that terrible war. The cause of human freedom is something Vermonters take seriously.

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  19. MomentumTHE Community and the Ladder of DeathRead the original story

    Aug 28, 2011 | American Reporter

    When Emmylou Harris sang Townes Van Zandt's "When I Needed You" at the Green River Festival last month, she said she was often asked to sing it at weddings. But it played over and over in my mind two weeks ago at the Brattleboro, Vt., Food Co-op's candlelight vigil for Michael Martin, who was shot in the back of the head at his desk by a disgruntled employee at the start of the working day.

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  20. On Native GroundTHE Nexus of Climate Change and WarRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2011 | American Reporter

    There is virtually no doubt that global warming exists. Aside from a few cranks and those heavily invested in the fossil fuel industry, the scientific consensus is that the Earth's climate is changing, and changing faster than ever before.

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