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Opinion: Criminalizing homelessness, Supreme Court edition
07-15-2024 6:00 AM

By JONATHAN P. BAIRD

Jonathan P. Baird lives in Wilmot. During years working at New Hampshire Legal Assistance, I represented many homeless individuals. The reasons for homelessness were varied: eviction, job loss, divorce, domestic violence, and disability, among...

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Opinion: Impacts of the Supreme Court’s ruling
07-14-2024 4:00 PM

By PETE and MARY MOSSEAU

Pete and Mary Mosseau live in Concord. After leaving office, Donald Trump was indicted by a federal grand jury in August 2023 for his conduct following the November 2020 election. The indictment alleged he conspired to overturn it by spreading...


Opinion: Communities have become places to escape
07-13-2024 8:00 AM

By JEAN STIMMELL

Jean Stimmell, retired stone mason and psychotherapist, lives in Northwood and blogs at jeanstimmell.blogspot.com. Have you ever noticed your status in your local community no longer depends so much upon your behavior, character, and reputation? In...


Opinion: Say ‘No’ to violations of international humanitarian law
07-13-2024 7:00 AM

By JOHN BUTTRICK

John Buttrick writes from his Vermont Folk Rocker in his Concord home, Minds Crossing. He can be reached at johndbuttrick@gmail.comSpeaker Mike Johnson of Louisiana and Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky have released a statement saying that Prime...


Opinion: Why I give blood, and why you should too
07-13-2024 6:30 AM

By DAN WISE

Dan Wise is a freelance writer and a certified occupational therapy assistant. He lives in Concord. I have been donating blood for 20 years or so. The Red Cross periodically thanks me and tallies the number of pints I have given. (Sometimes,...


Opinion: We must demand for Gaza as we do for Ukraine
07-13-2024 6:00 AM

By ROBERT AZZI

Robert Azzi is a photographer and writer who lives in Exeter. His columns are archived at robertazzitheother.substack.com We were a small group gathered for dinner; diverse in our interests, origins, and traditions, privileged in our comforts and...


Opinion: Why equality is so elusive, yet so necessary
07-12-2024 3:48 PM

By NARAIN BATRA

Narain Batra is the author of “India In A New Key: Nehru To Modi-75 Years Of Freedom Democracy.” He lives in the Upper Valley. Reading Darrin McMahon’s book “Equality,” especially on the 60th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the result of...


Opinion: Replacing Biden is possible, here’s how you mitigate the chaos
07-12-2024 6:00 AM

By JOHN LAPPIE

John Lappie, Ph.D., is a professor of political science at Plymouth State University. There are serious concerns about the president’s health, and whether he can serve as the party’s candidate. Party leaders face a crucial decision: do they...


Opinion: Criminalizing homelessness is a heartless response to a complex issue
07-11-2024 4:47 PM

By MANDY LANCASTER

Mandy Lancaster is the director of the Homeless Youth and Young Adult Department at Waypoint, a statewide nonprofit human services and advocacy organization, and is based in the Dover office. Imagine you are a young adult struggling with a toxic,...


Opinion: Election 2024: Where do we go from here?
07-11-2024 6:00 AM

By DAN WEEKS

Dan Weeks spent 20 years promoting democratic election reform as a nonpartisan nonprofit leader. He lives in Nashua with his wife and kids. We Granite Staters are rightfully proud of our first-in-the-nation presidential primary. For more than a...


Opinion: Why leaving abuse is not the end
07-10-2024 4:30 PM

By ANGELA MAGOON

Angela Magoon lives in Hillsboro. The circumstances of how you left don’t matter, the important part is, you are not there anymore. For many victims, this often comes as a dramatic, abrupt ending. Leaving, however, is just the beginning of a new...


Opinion: The flag is not a partisan symbol — it represents all Americans
07-10-2024 6:00 AM

By JEFF FRENKIEWICH

Jeff Frenkiewich teaches U.S. history and government at Milford Middle School. He is an adjunct professor of education at the University of New Hampshire. The views expressed here represent those of the author, not Milford School District or UNH....


Opinion: I believe in chocolate
07-09-2024 6:00 AM

By STEPHANIE RUTT

Rev. Dr. Stephanie Rutt is founding minister of the Tree of Life Interfaith Temple in Amherst. She lives in Nashua. We’re in a seminal moment. Following President Joe Biden’s performance at the June 27 presidential debate, democratic party leaders...


Opinion: Protecting all of NH’s wildlife
07-08-2024 7:00 AM

By KRISTINA SNYDER

Kristina Snyder lives in Chester and is the leader of NH Citizens Against Recreational Trapping. Imagine having your whole world torn apart. By that I mean losing your children or your lifelong mate. How would you feel? How would you carry on? In...


Opinion: Bump stock baloney at the Court
07-08-2024 6:00 AM

By JONATHAN P. BAIRD

Jonathan P. Baird lives in Wilmot. Back in 2017, in what was the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, a gunman killed 60 people and wounded 411 at a music festival held on the Las Vegas Strip. The gunman who was perched on the 32nd floor of...


Opinion: Successfully navigating the ‘hard market’
07-07-2024 7:00 AM

By DJ BETTENCOURT

DJ Bettencourt is commissioner of the New Hampshire Insurance Department. When it comes to insurance, consumers typically focus on the monthly premiums they pay, but oftentimes many of us will neglect to read our policies until we really need them....


Opinion: Time’s up for the new planet Earth: Here’s what we need to do to save the country
07-06-2024 8:00 AM

By MICHAEL SILLS

Dr. Sills was the chief engineer of the New Hampshire Environmental Agency, NHDES-WMD, for nearly 30 years, overseeing the agency’s Super Fund, RCRA Solid & Hazardous Waste, and Emergency Spill Response functions. We all remember Hans Christian...


Opinion: The debate nobody heard
07-06-2024 7:00 AM

By JOHN T. BRODERICK, JR.

John T. Broderick, Jr is the former Dean of UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law and the founder of the Warren B. Rudman Center for Justice, Leadership and Public Policy and lives in North Andover, Mass. Isolationism has an appeal. It always has. It...


Opinion: Privileged Democrats endanger democracy, and Palestinians, by sticking with President Biden
07-06-2024 6:00 AM

By ROBERT AZZI

Robert Azzi is a photographer and writer who lives in Exeter. His columns are archived at robertazzitheother.substack.com In January 1968, inspired by anti-Vietnam War, pro-peace movements led mostly by young Americans agitating for change from Sea...


Opinion: The measure of wisdom
07-05-2024 4:00 PM

By JOHN BUTTRICK

John Buttrick writes from his Vermont Folk Rocker in his Concord home, Minds Crossing. He can be reached at johndbuttrick@gmail.comSince the presidential debate, analysts’ reviews have mostly avoided the Republican elephant in the room. They have...


Opinion: The power to protect it: Exercise your right to vote this fall
07-05-2024 6:00 AM

By JANET WARD

Janet Ward lives in Hopkinton. ‘It must be pointed out that ‘life begins at conception’ is neither scientific nor a part of any (ancient) traditional religious teaching. The writers of the bible (as well as other religious texts) knew nothing about...

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