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Progressive Cities and Neighborhoods 11/07/2014

Pierre Clavel, Lead Contributor to 'Progressive Citites & Neighborhood Planning' shares his interest in the “politics” of planning and community development, referencing his work and observations of Burlington, Vt.. More information: progressivecities.org

Conversation on Race Now - Interracial Love...Living the Difference: Emily Bernard - Interstates 11/05/2014

Hosts Vivian Mason and Susan Linskey speak with Author and Teacher, Emily Bernard.  www.emilybernard.com

Senator Bernie Sanders: FairPoint Communications Worker Strike 10/28/2014

U.S. Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and leaders of the IBEW and CWA (Mike Spillane, business manager, IBEW Local 2326, Don Trementozzi, president, CWA Local 1400, Mike O’Day, vice president, CWA District 6) hold a press conference on the FairPoint Communications strike. The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and the Communication Workers of America have called on Wall Street hedge fund managers, who hold major shares in the company, to force FairPoint to return to the bargaining table with the unions that represent some 1,700 workers in Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine. The strike began October 17th after the North Carolina-based company slashed health benefits and froze workers’ pensions.

Community as a Foundation for Change - Howard Dean 10/21/2014

Howard Dean, Founder, Democracy for America; Former Governor of Vermont; Former Chairman of the Democratic National Committee speaks on 'Community as a Foundatoin for Change', part of UVM's Marsh Lecture Series and sponsored by the Office of the President.

Artful Word: Ethan Allen Homestead and Blacksnake History 10/11/2014

James Gero's video from the Ethan Allen Homestead.

 

Wide Version of David Breaux - Compassion Tour 2014 10/10/2014

Sylvan Zeitlyn interviews David Breaux while he is in Burlington, VT, about his trip through the US asking people about their understanding of compassion.  

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David Breaux - Compassion Tour 2014 10/10/2014

Sylvan Zeitlyn interviews David Breaux while he is in Burlington, VT, about his trip through the US asking people about their understanding of compassion.  

Families on the Edge: Too Little or Too Much? 10/09/2014

The purpose of this program is to share stories and ideas about success in
meeting life’s challenges with an eye on the family. Host Mercy Burton Russell is a clinical social worker and
consultant trained in the application of Bowen Family Systems Theory to challenges
that face individuals, families and organizations. As Faculty Chair of the Vermont
Center for Family Studies, Mercy's guest is Kathleen B. Kerr, from the Bowen Theory Academy

Nuclear Free Future: Nuclear Issues Drive Climate Change Debate with Kevin Kamps of Beyond Nuclear 10/08/2014

Host Margaret Harrington speaks with Kevin Kamps of Beyond Nuclear on the recent Climate Action March in NYC.  Beyond Nuclear aims to educate and activate the public about the connections between nuclear power and nuclear weapons and the need to abandon both to safeguard our future. Beyond Nuclear advocates for an energy future that is sustainable, benign and democratic.  info: www.beyondnuclear.org

Marina Sitrin - Horizontalism and Direct Democracy 10/05/2014

As mobilizations around the country gain momentum around issues of climate change and racial justice it is necessary to think about their intersection with questions and proposals about direct democracy. Marina Sitrin, Occupy Activist and internationally renowned scholar of social movements joins Toward Freedom and The Peace & Justice Center to understand current movements for social change in a local context.  The event focuses on topics of direct democracy and "horizontalism" a term that has been widely used by occupy and other grassroots movements hoping to move away from hierarchical or "vertical" types of leadership models and create a more collective process. She is a facilitator and co-author, with Dario Azzellini, of the recently published "They Cant Represent Us: Reinventing Democracy from Greece to Occupy"

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