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The voters spoke in record numbers. Prominent in that record turnout were working class folks, people of color and women. This was not spontaneous, but the product of months and years of hard organizing...
Vermont is often hailed as a progressive haven, but in reality the state's politics are much more mixed. In particular, there are rural areas where conservative politicians have long held the seats at the decision-making table, consistently voting against legislation...
We all know there is a lot at stake in the 2020 general election on November 3rd. While we are organizing hard with our national movement partners to beat Trump, this year it is more important than ever to show...
The November election is almost five weeks away, and we are getting ready. Following the Primary Day results, Rights & Democracy has been at work looking at the candidates who are moving on to the General Election, and evaluating how...
This year's Primary Day was thrilling! Fifty candidates of our endorsed slate of fifty-five won their races, and we couldn't be more excited! We wanted to share highlights with you from a few of Tuesday's key races......
We had a busy April with political roundtables and a COVID-19 Town Hall. As we kick off the month with International Workers Day and our upcoming community Visioning Sessions, May promises to be even more eventful....
So far, 2020 is proving to be a year of tumultuous and uncertain times. We are reminded almost daily of how much is at stake in the upcoming elections. From municipal boards to the presidency, we need movement champions in...
Welcome to the very first RAD Vermont monthly newsletter! This year is already taking a toll on many of us - emotionally,  politically, and physically. During this new and uncertain period, RAD is shifting the scope of its work to...
We just want to say…thank you, Bernie. Your ability to inspire and mobilize millions of people – many of whom have given up having hope in our democracy – is unprecedented in modern politics. No candidate has spoken so forcefully...
With the rapidly changing the COVID-19 crisis, this is a time when we must pull together as a community and support each other....