Archive of: Opinion



Do employers value the bachelor’s degree too much? October 17 2014

Do employers value the bachelor’s degree too much?

In many cases, companies are demanding a bachelor’s even when it makes positions harder or more expensive to fill

October 17 2014

Awareness is key in preventing enterovirus

There’s no specific treatment for the virus, so it’s important to be aware of its symptoms and practice good hygiene

October 17 2014

Should police have access to military equipment?

Live Free or Die Alliance Facebook followers overwhelmingly say ‘no’

‘Equality’ and the motivation to do hard work October 17 2014

‘Equality’ and the motivation to do hard work

If people’s expectations have changed so fundamentally that they think of work as only one option, what does it say about us as a country?

October 3 2014

How a tax on wealth became a tax on the middle class

Over the last 20 years, the state’s interest and dividends has been transformed into something its creators would not recognize

October 3 2014

School tax credits are good for parents, taxpayers

The state Supreme Court’s recent decision clears the way for expanding educational options for New Hampshire families

Fiscal issues should be at center of ’16 campaign October 3 2014

Fiscal issues should be at center of ’16 campaign

Liberals, conservatives, Democrats, Republicans and independents all have a stake in fixing the debt

October 3 2014

“Corporate cronyism” lives on at the Ex-Im Bank

The notion that mega-corporations have too much influence over federal policy has found new champions among Republicans. Will the Democrats join in?

September 19 2014

Without change, the electric grid will break

Sooner, rather than later New England is going to need more base load electricity to replace retirements.

September 19 2014

Voucher law has no real help for low-income kids

Supreme Court ruling means the tax credit program may continue for the moment, leaving the state with a fiscal liability of uncertain size for a program with no legitimate public purpose