EQUAL TIME is where Vermonters talk about issues ignored by the corporate media—mothers opposing toxic pollution, workers fighting for decent jobs, nurses working for health care reform, students speaking out about their education, farmers struggling against corporate agribusiness, and more.

Climate Justice Gathering & Organizing

Maeve McBride, a coordinator with 350 Vermont talks about the Northeast Regional Climate Justice Gathering, building power for a just transition away from unsustainable energy and toward community-based economies, being organized by 350VT, Rising Tide Vermont and the Workers Center; and mobilizing for the People’s Climate March on Sunday September 21st in New York City.

Organizing for Universal Healthcare & Climate Justice

Equal Time hosts Heather Pipino and Denise Rixie interview Preston Peck about what he's hearing from Vermonters as he organizes with the Healthcare is a Human Right campaign.
Sophia Hoffacker talks about the upcoming August 8-10th Northeast Regional Climate Justice Gathering being sponsored by the Vermont Workers Center, 350VT and Rising Tide Vermont. Vermonters will be mobilizing to join hundreds of thousands of people for the Peoples Climate March in NYC on Sept. 20-21.

FairPoint Squeezing It’s Workers - a Disservice to the Public

Mike Spillane, of IBEW 2326, and Don Trementozzi, CWA Local 1400, represent the hard-working men and women at FairPoint who build, maintain, and service our critical telecommunications network. They explain that, as the contracts covering nearly 2000 FairPoint employees across Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine near expiration on August 2nd, company negotiators are demanding draconian changes and deep concessions.

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