Host Genevieve Jacobs is joined by Ron Jacobs, Writer and Library Worker, to discuss Burlington city governance needs to show accountability and responsiveness to the concerns of residents, particularly minority groups, in their appointing of new chief of police who comes from two feared cultures : The NYPD and the CIA Intelligence fields. Across the nation, police culture is increasingly a tool of oppression rather than service and protection of community as a whole. How do we shift this consciousness? How does one change and humanize "culture"?
Next meeting Tuesday August 11 6-730 pm Peace&Justice Ctr. Lake St. contact Rachel@pjcvt.org to be placed on email list
Ron Wanamaker hosts Blyth McManus, Cultural Resources Intern with the National Park Service, on her advocacy work for historic preservation, and reflections on the International Preservation Trades Workshop - July 22-24 at the Shelburne Farms Coach Barn in Burlington, Vermont.
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Local activists Charles Simpson, Marc Estrin, Pete Garritano and Mannie Lionni provide perspectives on the Presidential Candidacy of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders.
"Hot Topics: Will the U.S. Constitution Inhibit the Transition to Sustainable Energy that Many States are Implementing?" A lecture at Vermont Law School.
From the website: "Conversations From the Open Road is a Road-Trip to experience our world in a meaningful way. We are a citizen-journalism, media crew probing the challenging issues and individual stories in our communities." The Bayous crew visited the Channel 17 studios to talk about their recent trip to Lousiana.
Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), this weekend headed a bipartisan U.S. Senate delegation to Cuba. Leahy’s delegation met with Cuban Government officials, business representatives, local religious leaders, foreign ambassadors and others. The delegation’s focus was on the unfolding progress toward normalization of relations between the United States and Cuba. An announcement by the two governments is expected soon about the opening of embassies. The three-member bipartisan delegation left Washington on Thursday night (June 25) and will return on late Sunday (June 28).
VT Agency of Natural Resources Announces Implementation date of the Universal Recycling Law 06/25/2015
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