The gun control measures passed by Burlington voters on Town Meeting Day must also be approved by legislators in Montpelier. But it appears unlikely lawmakers will take up the measures before the end of this session.
Decisions made by the food, tobacco, alcohol, pharmaceutical, gun, and automobile industries have a greater impact on today's health than the decisions of scientists and policymakers. As the collective influence of corporations has grown, governments around the world have stepped back from their responsibility to protect public health by privatizing key services, weakening regulations, and cutting funding for consumer and environmental protection.
John D. Mayer, the renowned psychologist who co-developed the groundbreaking theory of emotional intelligence, now draws on decades of research to introduce another paradigm-shifting idea: that in order to become our best selves, we use an even broader intelligence—which he calls personal intelligence—to understand our own personality and the personalities of the people around us.
In today’s Congressional Corner, Tim Vercellotti, director of the Western New England University poll and professor of political science, tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that President Obama would become a veto specialist in that scenario.
If/Then is a new musical that began previews at The Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York City last night.
With music by Tom Kitt, book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey, and directed by Michael Greif, the show reunites the Tony and Pulitzer Prize winning team who created 2009’s Next to Normal. The production further reunites Greif with acclaimed actors, Idina Menzel and Anthony Rapp.
Tune into Food Friday this week when Ron Mancini of Mother Myrick's Confectionary in Manchester Center, Vermont, joins Ray Graf and others in the studio to talk about the art of making chocolate and candy!
1.For a richer, more chocolaty hot chocolate drink, use low fat Dutch processed cocoa and evaporated milk instead of high fat cocoa and whole milk.