Commentary Series

(Host) Concerns related to conflict are widespread and very much in the news these days. Commentator Marilyn Webb Neagley is an education consultant and author with thoughts on the way words can influence conflicts.

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Oct 11, 2012

http://www.vpr.net/audio/programs/56/2012/10/Greene Zuchini.mp3

http://www.vpr.net/audio/programs/56/2012/10/Global Vermonter_100312_Stoddard_I'm Fran Stoddard.mp3

(Host) As political rhetoric heats up, environmental educator and commentator Russ Weis considers how presidential politics can have a big impact on our ever-warming planet.

(Weis) Now that Fall is here, I'm thinking back to the scorching temperatures that afflicted much of the nation this past summer - especially our central and western states. And it's occurred to me that the term global warming shares the initials of our first president: George Washington.

http://www.vpr.net/audio/programs/56/2012/10/Weiss-1001 Mourning in America.mp3

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