Byline: By GRACE MATTERN

‘White supremacy is not the elephant in the room, it is the room.” That was Nelba Márquez-Greene’s response to a tweet opposing gun control. Ma...

My Turn: Zero white guilt

12/6/20

My husband and I served as volunteer election monitors on Nov. 3. When we arrived at the polling location in a neighboring town, there was a large...

My Black Lives Matter sign is gone. I had placed it further back on my property, away from the six campaign signs lined up to let travelers on the...

Here’s a thought exercise to illustrate how differently white and black people are viewed and treated by police in our country.In late April...

My father is a prolific letter-to-the-editor writer. Beginning in his 80s, he routinely sent letters bemoaning the state of American politics to...

My Turn: A quarantine case for delight

4/13/20

Is it okay to find delight in our fractured world? Is joy a luxury, a privilege? Poet Ross Gay answers that question, posed by Krista Tippett...

My Turn: Fair taxation is patriotic

5/5/19

The assertion that “taxation is theft” is one of the talking points Republicans use to discredit Democratic tax proposals. Whenever a tax plan...

I imagine there will be reactions both positive and negative to the Concord Monitor’s decision to cease publishing online comments. My own...

Of the almost 1,300 adult victims of domestic violence in New Hampshire who turned to a shelter for safe housing in 2017, only one in five was able...

I’ve read enough opinion pieces by establishment men asserting that New Hampshire can’t afford a change in our secretary of state. The pieces...

Whatever your opinion of the truthfulness of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Judge Brett Kavanaugh, or the actions of protesters, supporters and...

Entitlement. That’s a missing element in articles and opinion pieces I’ve read regarding Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s admission that she was...

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