All posts by: Shay Totten

Rights & Democracy is announcing its member-endorsed candidates for 2018! These candidates were endorsed by an electronic ballot sent to nearly 500 active members of Rights & Democracy Vermont. A Rights & Democracy endorsement is a signal that a candidate...
I believe Ady is a national treasure. He is using his brilliance and an unbelievable amount of determination to fight for a better country until his last breath. ...
We are excited to announce the first crop of endorsed candidates—from US Senator to Vermont House of Representatives—for the 2018 elections! These 17 candidates were endorsed by a vote of the Rights & Democracy (RAD) Board of Directors to show...
A major concern with the Republican bill in Congress is the potential elimination of coverage for addiction recovery....
I’m deeply terrified by the anti-immigrant fervor gripping America right now. Especially a recent remark made by President Trump. He said that our country is “infested” with immigrants. This is not a flippant choice of words. Like most of his rhetoric,...
It’s time to build the people power necessary to see paid family leave, raising the minimum wage, clean water and energy, and racial equity and justice legislation enacted in the State House and signed into law. Join Rights & Democracy...
My name is Kelly Mangan. I’m a member of Rights and Democracy, the chair of the Burlington Progressive Party, a mother of 2, and the wife of an immigrant. I’m not an expert on immigration law or activism— there are...
Join Nina Turner, President of Our Revolution, for a lively conversation about how to build the progressive movement in 2018 and beyond. Special guests will include Lt. Gov. David Zuckerman and Burlington City Councilor Ali Dieng. Music by special guests...
Join Rights & Democracy and Rights & Democracy of Bennington for a gubernatorial panel and a special guest speaker — Our Revolution’s president Nina Turner! Democratic candidates Brenda Siegel, Christine Hallquist, James Ehlers, and Ethan Sonneborn will be available to answer your...