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MIDDLEBURY | Frank Bruni, an op-ed columnist for the New York Times, discussed the effects of identity politics and the importance of free speech in a free lecture on Jan. 9, at 7 p.m., in Wilson Hall... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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Civil and immigrant rights groups recently announced they are suing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) secretary... Read more

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I am a white woman whose grandfather came from Italy to the United States seeking a better life. Read more

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Reading all the critics of the various political parties, most ill-informed and over-emotional, I look back to a time I first started reading the news, listening to the radio and watching TV. Read more

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The Statue of Liberty holds a torch aloft in her right hand. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Gov. Andrew Cuomo has issued an executive order to protect net neutrality in New York. Read more

The Sun

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During the past 18 months, college students have engaged in disruptive and even violent activities toward guest speakers whose ideas they considered offensive. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) repealed net neutrality laws last week, a measure that will undoubtedly change the way people across the U.S. interact with the internet — especially here in the remote North Country. Read more

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Political rancor continues to invade nearly every facet of life. Read more

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We’re whipsawing from one crisis to another, whether it’s an escalation of tensions with North Korea, the threat of large-scale deportation of young immigrants to ongoing skirmishes over healthcare and flirtations with an all-out race war. Read more

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Last month, Gov. Phil Scott signed into law legislation that gives increased First Amendment protections for Vermont student journalists, as well as their teachers and advisers. Read more

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LEWIS — One hundred years after New York approved women’s voting rights, markers celebrate Inez Milholland Read more

The Sun

The Sun Community News Editorial Board may want to look a bit more closely at how the rights guaranteed in the First Amendment are enumerated. Read more

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In 1770, Edmund Burke, a frequent vocal admirer of the Colonies’ struggle for independence from British tyranny, wrote ... Read more

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Charles Murray’s account of the recent riot Read more

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MIDDLEBURY — Anti-free speech students from Middlebury College disrupted a planned lecture by guest speaker, political scientist and author Dr. Charles Murray in the McCullough Student Center last Thursday. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

I agree with Tim Sherman (Letter to the Editor, The Valley News Sun, Jan. 28 edition, “Democrats should live with new best buddies in Cuba”) that Democrats should stop whining about the election results and certainly... Read more

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I go to Town Board meetings to observe the board members working for the residents of the town. Read more

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In the beginning of Supervisor Wood’s administration, time and again, she would say “I go by the book.” Read more

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For decades—indeed, centuries—American politics has been a rough game. Read more

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