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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.