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Coral Howe

Coral Howe is a member of the Pine and Roses Editorial collective.
Articles by Coral Howe
What Mainers can do for Palestine

What Mainers can do for Palestine

You might have seen the recent clamorings for US citizens to denounce the state of Israel and oppose its ongoing brutality against Palestinians. In response, you may have said: I live in Maine! What do I have to do with this? Why is this a cause...

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Homelessness in Maine is exhausting

Homelessness in Maine is exhausting

As the cost of living goes up, wages remain stagnant, and eviction moratoriums are lifted, a slew of individuals are becoming homeless. Homelessness does not discriminate—it happens to the elderly and the young, people escaping domestic violence,...

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Interview: Maine Med nurses vote union

Interview: Maine Med nurses vote union

Interview with Maine Med ICU nurse Madison Light On April 29, the National Labor Relations Board confirmed that nurses at Maine Medical Center, Scarborough Surgery Center, and the Maine Medical Center Brighton Campus voted to form a union by a...

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Rural Mainers need transportation solutions

Rural Mainers need transportation solutions

Tens of thousands of working-class rural Mainers need to get from point A to point B. Sometimes for work, sometimes for medical appointments, sometimes for groceries. If you don't have a car, what do you do? Pine and Roses' Coral Howe examines the...

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Why Did Prisoners Get a COVID Shot Before Me?

Why Did Prisoners Get a COVID Shot Before Me?

This question is often asked in frustration. Why should  incarcerated people be prioritized? Some may believe that prisoners don’t have the same right to healthcare as the general public, and that whatever a prisoner did, they deserve to be...

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