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Teresa Mares on Vermont Migrant Workers and Isolation

Immigration and border issues have long-been a critical part of America’s cultural present and past. Here in Vermont, migrant workers have been intensely involved with aspects of food production, especially within the dairy industry. Today, more than half the state’s milk, for example, is produced with help from migrant ...

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Luis Vivanco on How Biking Can Change the World

In his research, University of Vermont professor Luis Vivanco, has been one of the first cultural anthropologists to take a serious look at the bicycle and its cultural dimensions.

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Talk Less and Say More –Vermont Proverbs & Wolfgang Mieder

“A dog is a man’s best friend, but a good cow is more help at the table.” 

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Vermonters Strongly Support the GMO Bill & Want To Know What’s in Their Food

With a 26-2 vote in the Senate Tuesday, Vermont moved sharply closer to being the first state in the nation to require the labeling of GMOs – genetically modified food organisms.  Last year the Vermont House endorsed the bill 99-42. Next up is a signature from Governor Peter Shumlin. 

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Frank Bryan on Why Vermont Research Matters

University of Vermont Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Frank Bryan, talks about Vermont as an ideal small-scale laboratory for research on pressing global issues.

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