What do Eliot Spitzer, Bear Stearns and the Iraq War have in common? Commentator Bill Shutkin is a writer, lawyer and Research Affiliate at MIT, who tries to connect the dots in his sometimes quixotic quest for truth.
Commentator Bill Shutkin is a writer, lawyer and Research Affiliate at MIT. And he thinks that the Douglas ‘Climate Change plan’ reflects an agrarian ideal that’s more suited to the Jeffersonian era than today.
In cities like Rutland and New York City, trees are being planted this year in record numbers. But commentator Bill Shutkin reminds us that planting a tree in an urban environment requires a long term commitment.
The changing climate is affecting the way we look at the relationship between industry and ecology. And commentator Bill Shutkin says that if Vermont wants to become a national leader in green business development, some basic attitudes also need to change.
We’ve heard a lot lately about the plight of illegal immigrants working in Vermont agriculture, but commentator Bill Shutkin says that not all immigrant workers are illegal – and they’re not all found on the farm.