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Poverty and Pollution

Robert Maynard In a previous post TNR explored the notion that the policies pursued by developed nations like America are the key, not only to alleviating poverty, […]

Impoverished New Jersey community looks for an alternative to the failed public school system

Robert Maynard One of the arguments that opponents of school choice often use is that we need to support the public school system if we […]

Vermonters for Liberty, 2015 January meeting in Montpelier

Vermonters for Liberty Location: Vermont Statehouse 115 State Street, Montpelier, VT  directions tickets Time: Saturday, January 24, from 11am to 3pm Please join us! The Vermonters […]

Organ donor bill introduced in Vermont House

Robert Maynard True North was contacted today by one of its readers about a bill related to organ doantion.  There is concern about the expressed […]

VT-NEA Lays Out Expectations for Single Payer Advocacy (VIDEO)

by Rob Roper Joel Cook, the executive director for the Vermont National Education Association (VT-NEA) testified before the House Committee on Healthcare, laying out what […]

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To preserve our environment, we need to fight poverty!

Poverty and Pollution

Robert Maynard In a previous post TNR explored the notion that the policies pursued by developed nations like America are the key, not only to alleviating poverty, but to preserving our environment as well.  We also noted that policies pushed by … Read Full Article...

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Kurdistan Democratic Party announced, that eight elements of the ISIS group have been killed during clashes with the Kurdish Peshmerga forces in western Mosul.

The Miracle of the Kurds

Robert Maynard There is a pretty good chance that history will look back at 2014 as the arival of the Kurds on the world scene.  Their heroic stand against Islamic extremists, their embracing of democratic values like woman’s rights and religious tolerance and their emergence as an economic player; could very well play a major […]

Don't worry, if we just keep feeding the beast, it will keep us secure.

Debt: Our biggest national security risk

Robert Maynard On Sept. 22, 2011 Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, then chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said during remarks to a meeting of business executives that debt is the biggest threat to U.S. national security.  Given this fact, you would think that those interested in our national security would be leading the cahrge to further cut spending. […]