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This week's column from G. Michael Dobbs

Each week, managing editor G. Michael Dobbs looks at issues in the Pioneer Valley that affect our readers.





New trade policy raises concerns

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

Trade policy is seldom sexy. It’s generally the type of issue that doesn’t get as much coverage in the press as the new “Star Wars” trailer or Kim Kardashian’s latest escapade....
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Recent media reports offer slanted perspective on City of Homes

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

I’m always curious about the perceptions Hampshire County people have about us. In my experience there is a certain amount of trepidation about what Hampshire County people call “the lower valley.” ...
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I hate when this happens

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

Among my nightmares are instances in which I base a column or story on the reporting of others and the reporting is false. ...
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Snarled traffic a preview of things to come?

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

As a movie fan, I love previews of coming attractions, but the look into the future I experienced on Friday afternoon was particularly frightening....
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