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.

VSEA’s New Approach To Judiciary Bargaining for a Fair Contract

VSEA Judicial Unit Chairperson Margaret Crowley and Union Representative Brian Morse explain the past sacrifices this group of workers has made to bring down costs (never-ending furlough days), and discuss how bargaining was done in the past. Now VSEA's Judicial Unit members are engaged in a member driven contract campaign for a fair contract.

We Must Keep on Organizing for Healthcare as a Human Right

Anja Rudiger, of the National Economic and Social Rights Initiative, works with the Healthcare is a Human Right campaign which in 2011 succeeded in getting a groundbreaking law passed: Act 48, which commits Vermont to creating a healthcare system providing healthcare as a public good and ensuring everyone can get the healthcare they need, when they need it.

Results & Lessons of the CCTA Bus Drivers' Victorious Strike

Journalist Thomas Grace and former driver and Teamster activist Scott Ranney discuss the results and lessons of the successful Vermont CCTA bus drivers' strike. Thomas and Scott explain why the drivers' issues resonated with other working people, and draw out key lessons for effective working class self-organization.