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Feminist Media Review: Beyond the Nylon Curtain - Author Gerard Colby 01/12/2015

Host Peggy Luhrs speaks with author Gerard Colby on his recent book 'Behind the Nylon Curtain' about the DuPont dynasty. 

Nuclear Free Future: Vermont Yankee Post Mortem: Environment, Health and Safety? Economics? Activism? with Arnie Gundersen of Fairewinds Energy Education and Kevin Kamps of Beyond Nuclear 01/09/2015

Host Margaret Harrington speaks with Kevin Kamps of Beyond Nuclear and Arnie Gundersen, Chief Engineer with Fairewinds Energy Education to discuss environmental, health and safety, economic implications with the closing of Vermont Yankee. Fairewinds Energy Education's mission is to educate the public about nuclear power and other energy issues.  Information at www.fairewinds.org    Beyond Nuclear advocates for an energy future that is sustainable, benign and democratic.  info: www.beyondnuclear.org

Judge Ben: Marijuana Industry Math 01/07/2015

Judge Ben Joseph speaks with Bob Doyle, Chair of Colorado SAM (Smart Approaches to Marijuana) Coalition.

In Transition, In Vermont: Fairpoint Workers in Transition 11/26/2014

Host Jim Fouts speaks with Sherry Willey, member of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Anita Rodrigue and Paul Allard, both Communications Workers of America, all three striking Fairpoint workers, on the strike issues.

Vigil for Michael Brown and Rally Against Police Violence 11/25/2014

Vermont community members gather after the Grand Jury failed to indict police officer Darren Wilson for trail in the killing of Michael Brown. Speakers share their frustrations and feelings as well as their experiences with racism in Vermont.

University of Vermont Veterans Day Commemoration 11/11/2014

Hosted by the UVM Student Government Association and the UVM Student Veterans Association, Lt. Gov, Phil Scott, Mayor Miro Weinberger deliver remarks along with featured remarks from student veteransRyan Britch, David Carlson, Natasha Durand, and Randi Diabo.  National Anthem sung by Zest A-cappella. Posting of the Colors by UVM Reserve Officer Training Corps.

Feminist Media Review: Host Peggy Luhrs 11/10/2014

Host Peggy Luhrs speaks to issues of the day.

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.

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