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Middlebury Foods: Simply Great

“We promote a low-cost, sustainable,¬†community-based food system in Addison County, Vermont.

Every month, Middlebury Foods provides wholesome food at unmatched prices to households throughout central Vermont. 509 more words

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The need for Charles Murray?

It is hard to think of another academic as controversial as sociologist Charles Murray. While his academic pedigree is strong and his books are well regarded by some, he was most recently shouted down for his ideas while giving a lecture at Middlebury College in Vermont. 703 more words

Disciplinary procedures on college campuses

Here are a few remarks about campus disciplinary procedures, to follow commentary on events at Reed and Middlebury.

A difference exists between violence and incivility, though incivility that shades into threatening language or actual threats counts for more than plain, everyday discourtesy. 1,246 more words

Democratic Government

This week in incoherence - 3/25/17


The filibuster is one of the oddest maneuvers in American politics. It always seemed childish to me…like a line of bullies blocking the door to the cafeteria. 344 more words


Middlebury: When You Agree on Nothing

Subtitle: How the Reverend Doctor James Calvin Davis Saved My Life

It’s no secret I’ve been struggling mightily with the lack of coherence around economic health policy in this town. 721 more words

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Must Reads For The Week 3/18/17

Portable 3D Printer Builds A Tiny House For A Tiny Price, by Adam Williams, at newatlas.com. Increasing output with less imput (becoming more productive) is how economies grow. 512 more words

Must Reads For The Week

Charles Murray at Middlebury

Earlier this month sociologist and writer Charles Murray attempted to give a speech at Middlebury College. He was not successful because some of the students at Middlebury College decided that they didn’t want to hear what he had to say, and they didn’t want anyone else to hear him, so naturally they shouted him down. 823 more words

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