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The Arts: Back to Bohème?
Arts and culture are not exempt from the continuing concentration of great, if not excessive, wealth among fewer and fewer people while the number of poor only grows. Orchestra seats… Read More
Melinda Moulton TV Interview 021623   Reengineering Healthcare Systems   Legislators Care How You Feel About Your Healthcare, Tell Them. The Green Mountain Care Board is the one government entity… Read More
VERMONT: A Love Story - Bill Schubart
Years ago, I was speeding along on the highway, going to a meeting at Vermont Castings Stoves in Randolph, VT. On the side of the road sat a trembling Beagle,… Read More
How Vermont’s Media Helps Keep the State Together by Bill McKibben in the New Yorker: A Riposte
Photo courtesy of UVM I have great respect for Bill McKibben. His clarity on humankind’s threats to the environment and his ability to draft an army of planet guardians is… Read More
VT Journalism Collaborative Case Statement: Journalism and Philanthropy
America must re-examine its tax laws as they relate to foundation grants and philanthropic contributions to news organizations. As one veteran news analyst put it: “For-profit / non-profit… a specious… Read More
2022 State of Vermont Media
“The oldest weekly newspaper in Vermont is on its last legs.” The Boston Globe reported in Mid-December of the Vermont Standard of Woodstock. The Vermont media landscape is in turmoil.… Read More
The 2020 Vermont Media Landscape
In the Morrisville of the 1950s where I grew up, we had limited but vibrant media access. Clyde Limoge’s News and Citizen came into our home weekly, purveying all the… Read More