Politics

Shattered, Maine Wabanaki People - 2

Shattered

A historic process is exposing the injuries inflicted by Maine’s child welfare system on generations of Wabanaki people — and illuminating a way forward to bring healing and change.

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Ranked-choice Voting Is…

A way to open up the electoral process? A panacea for Maine’s election ills? A shell game? Rob Sneddon explores Maine’s likely next ballot initiative.

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Bear Referendum 2014

Passions are high, motivations tangled, and bedfellows strange. Oh, and did we mention this already happened 10 years ago?

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A Chat with Olympia Snowe

The former Maine senator speaks about gridlock and hyperpartisanship on Capitol Hill — and what we can do to shape a more productive government.

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Is This Girl Committing a Crime?

Thanks to high passions, 
vague laws, and muddled 
court decisions, sorting 
out where property 
owners’ rights end and 
the public domain begins 
is no day at the beach.