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Opinion | The ‘Evil’ Plastic Straw

Staff Consortium | February 22, 2020

The ‘rocket scientists’ in our Legislature and executive branch have demonized yet another inanimate object… the plastic straw. Humans sucking fluid from cups via the plastic straw is a vitally important issue which required official governmental action. A law. You’d think that we have bigger issues to tackle and resolve such as fixing pothole-ridden bad roads, paying tax refunds,  auditing WAPA, efficiently dealing with garbage, crime, or investigating why politicians enter office with a certain level of net worth, then leave office very well off, all on a government salary. You know, things that really matter to us simple folk… But nope, plastic straws are evil and have been duly targeted and banished from our various eateries in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Now you would think that these plastic straws, given the bad press, are sentient, bloodthirsty…

The Cow Has No More Milk

Staff Consortium | January 20, 2020

What is the real state of the Territory? Territorial debt may seem as far removed from our daily lives…

Opinion | Should Northwestern University's Student…

Staff Consortium | January 07, 2020

In their nine-paragraph letter, in mid-November, the editorial staff at The Daily Northwestern student…

Letter to the Editor | No One Can Save Us But Ourselves

Staff Consortium | December 28, 2019

Dear Editor, Recently, I attended the funeral service of the husband of one of my employees. He was…

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Opinion | The Case For Privatizing WAPA

Staff VIC | October 19, 2019

There has been at times abuses of power in the semi- autonomous branches of our government including WAPA with a failure to follow basic accounting protocols and proper fiduciary oversight. The result...