Tag Archives: fight

Elvers, Truth and Reconciliation, and LePage’s obstructionism

I was shocked—but not shocked because obviously—to hear that, according to Passamaquoddy official, Governor LePage threatened to withhold support from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission during his most recent temper tantrum. My friends who pay attention to fishery policy and sustainability and compliance issues suggest that this dust up regarding Passamaquoddy elver fishing practices is […]

On online engagement: when I do / don’t

When I see a discussion centered upon potentially contentious issues emerge online, my first impulse is often to jump right in, but then I remember how many hours I have put into engaging in essentially fruitless exchanges in the past. It is easy to be pulled into almost any online conversation where the subject matter […]