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Sunday, October 5th, 2014, 5:35 pm in Opinion
By Cameron Grover

All over the world, women are faced with challenges and obstacles that objectify, burden and oppress them. Women are challenged by the very real oppressive system known as patriarchy.Patriarchy, from the ancient Greek “patriarches,” is a …

Sunday, September 28th, 2014, 4:37 pm in Opinion
By Cameron Grover

It’s going to be a close one. We’re less than 40 days from Maine’s gubernatorial election, and sometimes it seems like this campaign could go on forever. There are many issues that will guide voters in …

Sunday, September 28th, 2014, 4:37 pm in Opinion
By Stuart Higgins

In light of a recent op-ed I wrote on police targeting of inner city black people, I felt it was an appropriate time to reflect on the legacy of the Black Panther Party and its founder, …

Sunday, September 28th, 2014, 4:36 pm in Opinion
By Katherine Revello

The foundation of the Western liberal tradition is property rights. To paraphrase Machiavelli, a man will sooner forgive the death of a parent than the seizure of his patronage. One can’t choose one’s parents. One can …

Sunday, September 28th, 2014, 4:34 pm in Opinion
By Matthew Pinkham

On Sept. 20, 2014 famed actress and UN Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson delivered a rousing war cry for her new campaign “HeForShe.”
By saying, “Gender equality is your issue too,” Miss Watson attempted to rally the male …

Sunday, September 14th, 2014, 3:52 pm in Opinion
By Katherine Revello

President Obama’s record on acting within the carefully delineated lines of the Constitution is abysmal. The vaunted annals of American executive leadership is rife with individuals who stretch their authority, but it would be hard to …

Sunday, September 14th, 2014, 3:51 pm in Opinion
By Katherine Revello

Matt Pinkham, Columnist
In 1707, the kingdoms of England, Wales and Scotland formed to create the kingdom of Great Britain. The “United Kingdom of Great Britain” went on to become a world superpower. The British expanded their …

Sunday, September 14th, 2014, 3:49 pm in Opinion
By Katherine Revello

Stuart Higgins, Columnist
Over the past month we have once again witnessed multiple extrajudicial killings of unarmed black males at the hands of law enforcement, something that happens every 28 hours in the United States. The incident …

Sunday, September 14th, 2014, 3:47 pm in Opinion
By Katherine Revello

Cameron Grover, Columnist
I could never get sick of watching Jamie Lee Curtis talk about her healthy digestive system, or of John Stamos pushing Greek yogurt just as much as his stunning smile and hilariously placed bedroom …

Monday, September 9th, 2013, 10:14 am in Opinion
By Jeri Cosgrove

For once it appears that Americans, in all their gun-toting glory, are against the idea of engaging in military action. How odd, it seems to me, that citizens once so staunchly behind taking action in the …