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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

Enrich the soil, cool the planet

Monday, 2 Sep 2019 - Walter Jehne argues that entirely eliminating our reliance on fossil fuels is unfeasible, and that even if we did, it would not reverse the impacts of climate change. Instead, Jehne believes that regenerative agriculture and eco-restoration are the only ways to rebuild our soils, which he argues will dramatically cool the climate as well as reverse many of the symptoms of climate change.

Du Bois’ environmental legacy celebrated at River Walk, by his ‘golden river’

Thursday, 12 Jul 2018 - “His love of rivers and his dedication to environmental justice play a very small part, but can be a lens through which to understand his fuller achievements. There is no better place in the world to tell this part of the story, at the very spot where he was ‘born by a golden river.’ ” -- Rachel Fletcher, founder of River Walk

Antonio Delgado wins NY-19 Democratic primary

Wednesday, 27 Jun 2018 - Delgado will be the first Hispanic major party nominee for the district. He’s running on a simple message of fighting for health care and economic opportunities for workers.

Protesters rally, decry Trump immigration policy

Wednesday, 20 Jun 2018 - The separation of the families originally began when, on April 6, the Department of Justice announced the original “zero tolerance” policy requiring officials to prosecute as many immigrants illegally entering the country on the southern border as possible.

A new way to party: Daniel’s Art Party at Simon’s Rock

Sunday, 10 Jun 2018 - “One of the main objectives of the festival is to include and engage the audience in new and exciting ways – and to include the wider Berkshire community.” --- Sandy Cleary, director of the Daniel Arts Center at Bard College at Simon’s Rock

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.