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Love And Need

The frequent news stories these days about the countless hungry and homeless strangers seeking shelter and security, both in Europe and the US, raise the same issues that are raised in Robert Frost’s famous poem “Two Tramps in Mud Time.”

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Information And Intelligence

Two prominent science journals both recently published articles on the same subject, the importance of science and expertise in charting public policy. One of them was written by one of Vermont’s most brilliant and eminent neighbors.

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Investing In Cultural Wealth

The arts and humanities are a large part of our nation’s cultural wealth, part of what makes us a great country. Our nation cannot afford to dispense with the humanities and the arts, especially to save a tiny fraction of the federal budget.

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