08/18/2014 11:51 PM EDT - I recently rediscovered "Finding Nemo." We've had an unusually sad stretch of news lately: roiling conflict and bloodshed in Gaza, wholly unnecessary civil war in Ukraine, yet another killing of an unarmed African-American teen, and the heartrending death of one of my favorite comedic actors. Full Story
Generational differences in how we view sustainability?
08/17/2014 08:49 PM EDT - The 2009 Bolivian constitution created a sustainable development world model based on the principles of Suma Qamana. Full Story
Enough with the hypocrisy
08/13/2014 09:53 PM EDT - As politicians in the western world elevate their demands for punishment and retribution against Russia for the downing of a Malaysian jet over eastern Ukraine, they are once again exhibiting signs of selective memories and hypocrisy driven by hubris. Full Story
Fostering an environment of continuous improvement
08/10/2014 10:06 PM EDT - Recent media reports have suggested that the staff of the Brattleboro Retreat have not been forthcoming about the contents of a letter, called a "notice of termination," received by the hospital from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on July 8. Full Story
Puzzling over the Reformer's motto
08/07/2014 09:56 PM EDT - Regular readers may have noticed that every day, in the "masthead" of this newspaper (the listing of key personnel in the top left-hand corner of the editorial page), there appears the following slogan or motto: An independent newspaper, dedicated to conservation and progress in public and humane affairs. Full Story
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Chris Pratt dons 'Guardians of the Galaxy' costume to visit sick kids
New Marvel superhero hits Children’s Hospital Los Angeles for a screening and a three-hour visit.