Victor Feldman

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Victor Feldman studies political science at Brandeis University, and is the features editor of the Brandeis student newspaper, The Justice. He lives in Spencertown, New York.

Articles by Victor Feldman

From the Berkshires Jeff Wallman preserves Tibetan culture — digitally

Saturday, 22 Jul 2017 - “Tibetan is no longer an endangered language thanks to some of our efforts. You have to understand the works we are preserving are literature; they are like the dialogues of Plato.” --- Jeff Wallman, executive director of the Buddhist Digital Resource Center in Cambridge

Egremonters reverse earlier vote, unanimously approve SBRSD budget

Friday, 23 Jun 2017 - Sixty Egremont residents, the minimum needed for a quorum, raised their pink slips in the cafeteria of Mount Everett Regional High School to cast their votes in favor of the proposed SBRSD budget, thereby ending the town's dispute with the school district -- for the time being.

Planning Board scrutinizes airport’s plan for new hangars

Saturday, 10 Jun 2017 - The Planning Board decided that it wanted updated renderings and more information on signage and the potential visual impact of the proposed hangars before they voted to approve the site plan. On Monday, June 12, the airport’s application for a special permit will be voted on by the Selectboard.

A political storm brewing in New York’s 19th District

Friday, 2 Jun 2017 - On Friday, June 2, Indivisible Chatham will be hosting a mock town hall on women’s rights in front of Republican Congressman John Faso’s house in Kinderhook. Can a motivated group of dismayed activists grow their grassroots movement into a coalition capable of winning elections? “It’s easier to resist when all the cards are against you, it’s very motivating. Now we just have to win some elections.” -- Indivisible Chatham, N.Y., founder Alan Gelb

Climate march Sept. 21 in NYC; Berkshirites to take part

Friday, 19 Sep 2014 - Edge correspondents Victor Feldman, the author of this story, and his Great Barrington Waldorf High School colleague Evan Seitz will be at the People’s Climate March Sunday. They will be filing their observations of the event on our Twitter feed, @BerkEdge, that is displayed on our home page as “This Just In.” On Sunday, for the duration of the demonstration, our Twitter feed will be titled “Climate March.” Please follow their accounts.

David Magadini: Mayor of Main Street

Sunday, 18 May 2014 - He argues that by exercising his rights as a citizen of the United States – in this case, to vote and be a free citizen even though he has chosen to remain homeless -- he serves as a model to strongly encourage others to exercise their freedom as well.

Whatever happened to ‘Occupy Berkshires’?

Monday, 28 Apr 2014 - 'If we focus only on financial resources, the average American in the top 500 has 40,000 times the wealth power of the median citizen.' -- Northwestern University Professor Jeffrey Winters

It’s a wonderful Berkshire life

Monday, 21 Apr 2014 - That was the lesson I carried back with me to the Berkshires. If the Whagri family could be happy with so little, certainly I can be with so much.

If all goes according to plan…

Monday, 21 Apr 2014 - In about 10 years Great Barrington should have newly reconfigured water lines and sewer system, bike lanes on all the major roads to offer an alternative to the automobile, a renovated railroad line to the New York Metropolitan Area.