Arts and Humanities
Hi. I just skimmed your July 22nd article in VT Digger about education in Vermont. Good! I tend to encourage journalists and commentators to mention how things are done in… Read More
Short Stories
Customer First?
I was meeting my brother at a hip new downtown venue for lunch. As we were seated at a lakeside table to share lunch and catch up, the hostess left… Read More
Short Stories
The Prescription
“Bless me, Father, for I have sinned. It’s been one week since my last confession and I accuse myself of having abused myself two times. For these and all the… Read More
Vermont
Bold Ideas Podcast w David Roth: Bill Schubart on Leadership
Bold Ideas Interview with Bill Schubart on Leadership
Education
We must consider "childcare" as public education.
It’s time to reimagine and redesign Vermont’s public education system. Patching up a system that’s failing us in equity, access, and quality, we’re running out of financial caulk as the… Read More
Education
John Klar and Critical Race Theory
Like science, history is an ever-emerging narrative based on curiosity, exploration, discovery, debate and interpretation. But like science (and journalism), it must be informed by fact. The recent screed by… Read More
Policy & Politics
The Dream of Owning a Home
The most corrosive issue today affecting the American Dream is that so many families have had to give up on the idea of ever owning their own home. Affordable housing… Read More
Religion & Spirit
United Church of Hinesburg (UCofH.org) Reflection: A Green Spiritual Practice
Sunday, June 27th, 2021 Kate and I teamed up to present and challenge the United Church of Hinesburg membership to extend their spiritual practice beyond the well-being of humanity into… Read More
Health Care
Vermont Healthcare: A Mare's Nest
As I’ve written in the past, we’ll never sort out the hot mess that health care’s become in Vermont and in the U.S. until we agree on the fundamental question… Read More
Arts and Humanities
Hi Bill, I’m not sure if this is the best way to reach you but I would really like to begin a conversation about Vermont’s lack of long range planning!… Read More
Vermont
The Elegant Clarity and Broad Misunderstanding of Nonprofit Governance
The Vermont Nonprofit sector is a major contributor to Vermont’s economy and to the well-being of Vermonters. Its 6000 organizations represent about 20% of Vermont’s overall economy and employ about… Read More
Policy & Politics
How Can Vermont use Local and Regional Councils to Inform its Strategic Planning?
The Vermont Council on Rural Development(VCRD)’s deep dive into the issues facing Vermont is informed by interviews with and input from thousands of Vermonters. Proposition 8 was of particular interest… Read More
Uncategorized
Guns: A River of Blood
Photo of Schubart by Eric Borg I’ve spent my 76 years fighting impulses, impulses to jump into quarries, impulses to ride uninspectable motorcycles, and impulses to binge on food –… Read More