The Point

Maine and what to make of it

Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016: Stop confrontation at Standing Rock, Trump’s conflicts of interest, Maine and the American Revolution

As they decline, Maine’s rural communities face a choice

Rural communities, not outside forces such as the state or think tanks, must decide how they will respond to population loss.
The Point

America’s labor unions are about to die

Labor’s deterioration weakened worker protections, kept wages stagnant and made workers feel they needed a savior like Trump.
The Daily Brief

A daily dose of developments in Augusta and a taste of important stories beyond the State House walls.