There’s been a lot of soul-searching by Republicans following the
recent presidential election. Many ideas are being advanced on how the
GOP can rebuild. Jim Douglas, a long-time Republican
officeholder, has some thoughts on the subject.
Perhaps the most distinguished piece of architecture on the campus of
the University of Vermont is the Billings Library, which sits atop
university hill in Burlington. Tom Slayton spent many hours there as a
UVM undergraduate, and has these observations on the University’s
plans for the building.
Bill Schubart is intrigued by how political polarization is
read in the spectrum of liberal and conservative views when both labels
seem to be losing their meaning. He notes that the
increasingly strident polarization may be between self-interest and the
interest of the community.