Archive of: Opinion



March 21 2014

It’s time for N.H. to encourage benefit corporations

They have the added duty to pursue an environmental and social benefit in addition to shareholder value

March 21 2014

Electric co-op’s rates are based on fairness

Our charges are designed to more equitably allocate costs

March 21 2014

Payroll cards benefit employers and employees

Prepaid cards in general, and payroll cards in particular, are an undoubted win for individuals and families

Energy needs: the PSNH/Northern Pass perspective March 21 2014

Energy needs: the PSNH/Northern Pass perspective

The information provided at a recent gathering was startling

March 7 2014

A 4-cent gas tax hike is short money

In the end, investing in better roads and bridges will offer a very high return

March 7 2014

Worker co-ops: Like ESOPs, but better

Unlike an ESOP, which merely makes present employees future beneficiaries, a worker co-op is democratically controlled by current employees on a one-person-one vote basis

March 7 2014

Women face a job gap, not a wage gap

If women continue to go into health care rather than manufacturing, human resources rather than engineering, we will continue to see a disparity in pay

February 21 2014

Stalled energy projects cost New Hampshire

Efforts to build up our manufacturing sector will be made more difficult unless high costs are addressed