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FOCUS: What Women Priests Want: a discussion with Rev. Dr. Linda M. Maloney, a priest of the Episcopal Diocese of Vermont and Rev. Linda Spear RCWP, a Roman Catholic Woman Priest from Sutton, Quebec, Canada 10/30/2015

Two women priests, Rev. Linda Spear, RCWP, and Rev. Dr. Linda Maloney talk with host Margaret Harrington about contemporary issues related to peace and justice, gender, history, theology, immigration, political and social issues.

Burlington’s Tech Future – from Education to the Economy 10/29/2015

Brown Bag Lunch and Roundtable Discussion with Mayor Miro Weinberger, William Wallace, Executive Director of U.S. Ignite, Ken Hayes, President and CEO, the Enterprise Center, Chattanooga, TN, Lev Gonick, CEO of OneCommunity, Cleveland Ohio, and more share perspectives on the future of emerging technologies and the technology ecosystem in Burlington as well as exciting projects undertaken in other U.S. Ignite communities.
 

Miracle Messages 10/19/2015

Kevin F. Adler talks about Miracle Messages, the TV series he created that helps homeless individuals reunite with their loved ones, using the power of social media and local communities.

For more information: www.miraclemessages.org

Feminist Media Review: Host Peggy Luhrs 10/12/2015

Host Peggy Luhrs speaks about Black Lives Matter, the Trans-Pacific Partnership corporate takeover, and the women's movement.

Presidential Candidate Governor John Kasich 10/09/2015

As part of their “Meet the Candidates” series, the Vermont Republican Party welcomes Governor John Kasich (R-Ohio). Governor Kasich will be the guest speaker at the party's 2015 Fall Harvest Dinner.

More information on the Vermont Republican Party: www.vtgop.org

More information on Governor Kasich's Presidential bid: https://johnkasich.com/

Senator Patrick Leahy: Vermont Funding Increase for Crime Victims 10/09/2015

Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and representatives of Vermont organizations that advocate for crime victims announce major grants for Vermont Crime Victim Services and Domestic and Sexual Violence Programs. Leahy, a former prosecutor, has long led in support for crime victims. His bill to strengthen and renew the Violence Against Women Act was signed into law in 2013. He is the top Democratic member of the Senate Judiciary Committee and the most senior member of the Appropriations Committee, which funds justice programs.

Vermont will recieve more than $8.7 million from the U.S. Department for Justice to support victims of crime and enhance programs that serve survivors of domestic and sexual violence.

The Anthropological Citizen: UVM Distinguished Anthropology Alumna Lecture with Lauren-Glenn Davitian 10/02/2015

University of Vermont Distinguished Anthropology Alumna Lecture 2015 delivered by Lauren-Glenn Davitian, Executive Director of CCTV Center for Media & Democracy in Burlington Vermont. "The Anthropological Citizen" traces her background, influences, work in community media and key qualities that anthropologists bring to their work.

Veritas: "The Liberty Movement in School" 10/02/2015

Host Brett Gaskill speaks with guests Meghan Collins, 17 and a senior at Colchester High School and Jimmy Collins, 16 and a junior at Colchester High School. about "The Liberty Movement in School." Sponsored by greenmountainpatriots.org

Judge Ben: Marijuana Commercialization Failing in Colorado 09/23/2015

Judge Ben Joseph speaks with Bob Doyle of Colorado Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM), on the findings of a newly released report (The Legalization of Marijuana in Colorado - The Impact, Volume 3) released by the Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (RMHIDTA).  The report can be found at: http://www.rmhidta.org/html/2015%20FINAL%20LEGALIZATION%20OF%20MARIJUANA%20IN%20COLORADO%20THE%20IMPACT.pdf

Mr. Doyle suggests viewing a program produced by a Denver, CBS affiliate:   http://denver.cbslocal.com/2015/05/18/marijuana-intoxication-blamed-in-more-deaths-injuries/

Lobbying in America - Eric Lipton 09/21/2015

'Lobbying in America: White Hats, State Troopers, Ski Resorts & Buckets of Money'. UVM alumnus Eric Lipton, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winning reporter and author who has spent the last decade at Washington Bureau of The New York Times, takes us on a guided tour, warts and all, of the ethically compromised, money-fueled world of influence in America. Lipton won a Pulitzer last year for a series examining the explosion in lobbying of state attorneys general by corporate interests. Sponsored by UVM and VTDigger.

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