By Gwynne Dyer on Sept. 19, 2016, at 9:51 a.m.
“Hungary is not far away from issuing orders to open fire on refugees,” said one of the European Union’s foreign ministers on Tuesday.
STIRRING THE POT
on Sept. 19, 2016, at 8:58 a.m.
I recently suggested that one solution to the crisis of our age is a shift in economic paradigms to one called Sustainable De-growth. To understand fully the implications of de-growth, we need to see where the phenomenon of growth comes from. A new book by Swiss economic historian Matthias Schmelzer …
By The BDN Editorial Board on Sept. 18, 2016, at 12:35 p.m.
“As we continue to rebuild fish stocks to their true potential in the Gulf of Maine and its rivers, we need at least a few areas dedicated to preserving marine life in all its forms.”
By Linda Valentino on Sept. 18, 2016, at 10:27 a.m.
The last state budget was a huge win for Maine families — and a far cry from the plan offered by the Republicans in the Legislature.
By Eliza Townsend on Sept. 18, 2016, at 10:22 a.m.
The Maine Women’s Lobby asks all Maine voters to join us in voting yes on Question 4.
By Ian Jefferies on Sept. 18, 2016, at 10:17 a.m.
To sustain the freight railroad industry’s role as a crucial piece of the national economy, as well as regional economies, smart economic regulations must remain in place.
By Charles Krauthammer, The Washington Post on Sept. 18, 2016, at 10:11 a.m.
Can you really repackage the boasting, bullying, bombastic, insulting, insensitive Trump into a mellow and caring version? Turns out, yes.
GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
on Sept. 18, 2016, at 7:56 a.m.
I want to see Trump’s birth certificate. I’m not sure he’s from this planet!
Monday, Sept. 19, 2016: Republicans failed Maine, vote to increase school funding, protesting warships
on Sept. 17, 2016, at 12:14 p.m.
Letters for Monday, Sept. 19, 2016: Republicans failed Maine, vote to increase school funding, protesting warships
By Barry Ritholtz, Bloomberg on Sept. 17, 2016, at 9:50 a.m.
OpEd: We have seen signs that wage pressure is building as the economic recovery grinds on. Enough evidence has now accumulated to suggest it is already happening.
NOTES FROM A CORNER OF THE COUNTRY
on Sept. 17, 2016, at 6:30 a.m.
This is the final part of a three-part series opposing ranked-choice voting, Question 5 on the November state ballot. Suppose you regret the election of Gov. Paul LePage, the result of his opposition vote being split between two other candidates. One solution, you think, might be ranked-choice voting, believing that …
on Sept. 16, 2016, at 9:23 p.m.
Given the approval ratings of the two major party candidates, not giving better voice to a reasonable alternative is deplorable.
on Sept. 16, 2016, at 8:40 p.m.
If you have body-type similar to mine, or maybe you are the type that likes to stretch your dollars by buying quality, used clothing then you probably have a favorite tailor. I recently brought in a couple of old suits that needed repairs to Antoine’s Tailor Shop on Congress Street …
By Charles Hankla, The Conversation on Sept. 16, 2016, at 10 a.m.
It seems that the world has become unsafe for trade agreements.
Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016: Clinton a strong candidate, ignore political ads, football protests not helping
on Sept. 16, 2016, at 10 a.m.
Letters for Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016: Clinton a strong candidate, ignore political ads, football protests not helping
By The BDN Editorial Board on Sept. 16, 2016, at 10 a.m.
Editorial: Gov. Paul LePage’s administration is finalizing a deal to outsource the job training and placement aspects of the state’s cash assistance program.
MAINE MEETS WORLD
on Sept. 16, 2016, at 8:45 a.m.
Earlier this year, Sweden complained about finding American lobsters in nearby waters and called for a ban on imports of the crustacean. Last week, the EU took a major step forward in the process for pursuing such a ban when a scientific review body said that Sweden’s complaint has merit. That means that a …
on Sept. 16, 2016, at 8:22 a.m.
Ah, another beautiful sunny fall day. “Agh. Beautiful sunny days are killing us. Last year was the hottest year in history, smashing the old record set in 2014; and 2016 is blowing those records away. And the drought! Oh. My. God. Even the rainy coast of New England is abnormally dry. The streams have no water. …
on Sept. 16, 2016, at 6:54 a.m.
We only reflect on peace when something tragic happens in our communities but it is something we should focus on daily. This Saturday September 17 the Bangor and surrounding communities will come together to reflect on peace and reconciliation. The End Violence Together rally scheduled from 1 to 4 p.m. at …
GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
on Sept. 16, 2016, at 6:32 a.m.
Here’s the results from last weeks cartoon asking readers to vote on what to do with our governor.