February and March

Editorial Pipe Line/Land Mine: Ruminations from Standing Rock, Garret White Letters Burlington Remake, Charles Simpson On Deciding to Marry, Jessie Owens Environmental Bookkeeping, Robert Herendeen Love Letter, Brother Michael Carter Libertarian Municipalism: A Politics of Direct Democracy, Murray Bookchin Is Polygamy the Next Marital Rights Issue? Janet Bennion How Do You Become Part of a … Continue reading “February and March”

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January 2017

From the January Issue:  Goethe, The Metamorphosis of Plants  Peter Garritano, Conversations with Myself Dharman Rice, The Ideology of Underlying Trump’s Victory  Barbara Zucker, For the Sake of a Bar Code Charles Simpson, Quaker Clerking Ellyn Gaydos, After the Summer of Love David Schein, The Brou-Ha-Ha about City Hall Park David Schein, Memorial Auditorium Sarah … Continue reading “January 2017”

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December 2016

From the December Issue: Genese Grill, Opinion Michael Long, The Juggernaut that Precast Microville and the Citizens who Remembered Democracy Genevieve Jacobs, Letters Friedensreich Hundertwasser, Excerpts from Mold Mannie Festo Against Rationalism in Architecture  Fay Webern, Lavanburg Homes Louis Mannie Lionni, What do we do Now? 

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April 2017

Editorial Letters Movies in Burlington’s Future, Barry Snyder Silent Spring: Act 46 and Local Democracy, Frank Bryan and Susan Clark The Cheese Robber, Ibnar Avilix Burlington, Samuel Hughes Communities of 7000, Christopher Alexander et al The Myth of Net Zero, David Sellars Night Dreams of Another Life, Marc Estrin Ciao? Mannie Lionni

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October 2016

From the October Issue:  Antonello Borra, Voto Non Voto Charles Simpson, Going Green Frank Martyr, In Defense of autocracy Kenneth E. Harrison Jr, Music Zoned for Dead Shopping Malls Michelle Sayles, The Funnies Shay Totten, Get Miffed about the Tif Eden Vincent, Poison Berry Jonathan Swift, From a Tale of a Tub Diane Elliot Gayer, … Continue reading “October 2016”

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September 2016

Emerson, who apparently expressed mirth with at most a wry smile, was unsettled on his first meeting with Margaret Fuller to find himself laughing loudly at the witty brilliant things she said.  Her earthiness, her energy, her great learning, her embrace of the physical and dark energies of Dis-cord would both fascinate and disturb the … Continue reading “September 2016”

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August 2016

“Don’t say there is no water. That fountain is there among the scalloped green and gray stones, it is still there and always there”. –The Fountain, Denise Levertov In 1994 the City of Burlington installed a fountain at the top of Church Street. However, on April 15, 2013, in Abracadabra fashion, they proceeded to demolish … Continue reading “August 2016”

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July 2016

From the July Issue: WALL/MALL/ALL German culture has always been a light unto the world, sometimes brightness, dazzling, sometimes darkness, visible. The 1930s and the subsequent war years are particularly illuminating about what it means to be human. Hitler and his devastations are so extreme that to speak about them with reference to today becomes … Continue reading “July 2016”

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June 2016

The history of America may be told as a long drawn-out battle between the ideals of utility and beauty. Our break from Mother England, although ostensibly in the name of freedom of religion and self-rule, was also inevitably a rejection of the culture and beauty sponsored by Old World aristocracy. Here in New England, we … Continue reading “June 2016”

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