Posts From Grady Burns

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Grady Burns is an activist on issues involving young Mainers. He serves on the Auburn City Council and is president of the Maine Young Democrats.

Isobel Moiles

Surge of young, progressive Mainers seek local office

When I decided to take the plunge as a not-quite 25 year-old and run for Auburn City Council this year, it occurred to me that something a bit strange is

Bob Macdonald

Public welfare humiliation only works if we are shamed into complicity

This week, I have been thinking a lot about shame. In the puritanical New England traditions of many of our forebears, to shame a person before their community was one

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Why both the Right and Left terrify me on climate change

This week I read two articles that terrified me. The first, written by Wen Stephenson with The Nation (which I read to stay up to date and well-informed), described how