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Bucks stop here: Vermont nurses divest in protest

AFT Vermont, the parent of the union representing 1,800 nurses at University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, is divesting its funds from New England Federal Credit Union to put pressure on ... read more

A Vermont socialist’s guide to Bernie Sanders

Here's what we in Vermont have learned about Bernie Sanders over the ... Those were two big questions underlying the People's Summit. The debate about the protest of Bernie Sanders' speech goes to the ... read more

Brutal, ugly & illegal: 9 things you need to know about the Israeli occupation of Palestine

As this story goes to press, the American Anthropological Association is voting on an academic boycott resolution in solidarity with the Boycott, Divestment ... non-violent form of international ... read more

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The Desperate Battle Against Killer Bat Plague

By 2008, mortality in major New York and Vermont ... protest before settling down on the technicians' thumbs. Their wings prove mercifully free of disease. "I never thought I'd be so happy to see four ... read more


If Unilever Can’t Make Feel-Good Capitalism Work, Who Can?

There are tight margins achieved by epic economies of scale, and for companies the size of Unilever, wins tend to be incremental: a catchy bit of marketing here, a better spot on ... a South African ... read more

Hospitals and unions: 12 recent conflicts, agreements

6. Bucks stop here: Vermont nurses divest in protest AFT Vermont, the parent of the union representing nurses at University of Vermont Medical Center, is divesting its funds from New England Federal ... read more

Democrats speak out on Sandra Bland's death

But as you've seen already a couple of times this year, I've been here ... stop, the arrest, and Ms. Bland's tragic death in custody,” he said. So far, no Republican presidential hopefuls have spoken ... read more

“Weekends Are for Fighting Tyranny”: 350.org’s Bill McKibben on People’s Climate March

Our guest is Bill McKibben, co-founder of 350.org, who helped organize this latest march and notes: “Weekends are for fighting tyranny.” This is viewer supported news. Please do your part today. ... read more

Karen Gross: Why aren’t more people fighting for Southern Vermont College’s survival?

Editor’s note: This commentary is by Karen Gross, the former president of Southern Vermont College, who is now an author ... The patient is dead. Here’s the problem: these approaches assume death and ... read more

Year in Review: 50 stories from 50 states

Before we usher in the new year, it's time for a retrospective of 2015. Here's our roundup of some of the biggest stories across the country, events that influenced national conversations on issues ... read more

12 months, nearly 1,200 deaths: the year in youth gun violence since Parkland

“They are mostly non-Hispanic white males — the male who is the father or stepfather of the children,” said Jacquelyn Campbell, a professor and domestic-violence researcher at the Johns Hopkins ... read more

Keep your parents out of your marriage

They created you, they love you, and they raised you, but if there's one place your parents don't belong, it's in the middle of your marriage. It's one thing to learn from the successes and failures ... read more



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