The relentless assault of modern communication has left many people
utterly overwhelmed. On this special broadcast of Humankind, David
Allen, author of "Getting Things Done" discusses how to find clarity and
focus in today’s world.
Congressman Peter Welch
and a bipartisan group of congressmen have re-invigorated a dairy farm caucus. The goal is to provide immediate relief for farmers,
and to work on long-term reform of the milk pricing system.
This week nearly $20 million in budget cuts were proposed by the
Douglas administration and the Joint Fiscal Committee, but they say
that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Administration Secretary Neale
Lunderville discusses the constantly shifting budget
situation. Also on the program, how town
budgets are taking a hit, and a new movie captures the spirit of Brattleboro’s Harmony Parking Lot.
VPR’s Jane Lindholm talks with Dean Robert Hansen at Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business, and second year student Matthew Vamvakis about turning the financial chaos into a classic textbook case for students in the classroom.
In this program: Experts have warned for years that Americans aren’t saving enough for
retirement, but the unfolding financial crisis gives new urgency to that warning. Also, a 19th century Vermont painter’s images of Montpelier. And, a lesson in stacking firewood.