Posts filed under: Politics

Rights & Democracy (RAD) is excited to announce that it is endorsing candidates in each of the upcoming City Council races! Our members have said it is important for us, as part of RAD’s ongoing commitment to the issues facing...
100+ people braved a statewide snowstorm to attend our Opening Day People Power Lobby events on January 8th, the first day of Vermont’s 2019 Legislative Session. The event began with a welcome from Lt. Governor David Zuckerman and was followed...
Around New Year's Eve every year, I like to reflect on the highlights from the previous year in our work. I hope in reading this you may be so moved to help me reach my fundraising goal for Rights &...
Winning a veto-proof majority in the House means that we've shifted the balance of power in our state from a pen back to the people. We have paved the way to pass bold legislation like a $15 an hour minimum...
by Martha Sylvester Vermont’s nickname is the Green Mountain State, and all of our beautiful state—from our wildlife to our economy—needs clean water for survival. It has been over two years since I’ve been able to consume the water that...
We’re down to the final DAYS of this historic midterm election where Rights & Democracy members are doing all they can to ensure a record turnout on Tuesday, November 6th....
“Whether you care about the environment or women’s rights or racial justice or what’s happening to our sisters and brothers on the southern border, all that we love is on the line.” Those were the words of Sen. Nina Turner...
On Saturday, October 5th, my heart broke. I felt outraged, silenced, and betrayed as I watched the Senate vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Forty nine Republicans and one Democrat showed that they have no respect for...
Join Rights & Democracy to help get out the vote for endorsed candidates across Vermont on Saturday, Oct. 27th! We will be canvassing neighborhoods, knocking on doors, talking to voters, and handing out flyers as we work to elect Christine Hallquist as...
By Johanna De Graffenreid While I am fortunate to call Vermont my home, I am also proud to have spent many years of my childhood and adult life in North Carolina. North Carolina has recently been underwater from one of...