Posts filed under: Politics

Rights & Democracy stands in strong support of Kiah Morris and her family in the aftermath of a grueling two-year investigation into the hate and racism they experienced in Bennington....
We had an incredible slate of wins yesterday, including two RAD board members, Jo Sabel Courtney and Barbara Wilson, as well as RAD member leaders and supporters across Vermont. We are also thrilled that following two strong ballot campaigns, Burlington...
Town Meeting Day is around the corner and the Legislature is reviewing a bill that would make vote by mail a permanent provision for future elections....
With Vermont's Town Meeting Day less than two weeks away, we are excited to announce our full slate of 2021 RAD-endorsed candidates for local elected offices across the state!...
What a whirlwind of a ride! We are excited to dive into the incredible work of the Vermont Legislature at the start of a new biennium. With so many new champions in legislative leadership, we are keeping track of and...
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...
In a year of many worries about what the future holds, we are fortunate to have a RAD-endorsed progressive candidate for governor who has committed to helping build a Vermont that prioritizes workers' rights, racial justice, public services, and a...
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...