• Doing the right thing
    October 26,2013
     

    Doing the right thing

    I write to you today to say thanks for bringing to public light Montpelier resident Gwen Hallsmith’s thoughtful and visionary work on the Vermont public bank issue, and the disturbing efforts of a few Montpelier city officials to try to shut down her voice behind the scenes.

    We live in interesting times, and what we most need is courage, clarity of vision and compassion, even when we may disagree. Freedom of speech and freedom of the press are under siege across the United States and globally — it is good to see a Vermont newspaper like the venerable Times Argus stand up and do the right thing.

    Here’s to free speech, freedom of the press and a public bank for the once and future republic of Vermont.

    Rob Williams

    Publisher

    Vermont Commons

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