Nursing shortage?

New nursing graduates no longer have their pick of jobs, because older nurses are putting off retirement.  But is it only temporary?  Plus, a look back at the legacy and Vermont life of homesteaders Scott and Helen Nearing.

Interview: Arnold Kling on health care reform

Two nationally known health care policy thinkers will be in Vermont this week. And they’ll be engaging in a debate on whether or not single payer health care is the best way to fix what ails the American health care system. Economist Arnold Kling agrees the current system is unsustainable, but says single payer is not the answer.

Health care reform debated in Burlington

The Obama Administration is going around the country to gather ideas about how to reform the health care system. A meeting in Burlington on Tuesday gave a chance for the governors of Massachusetts and Vermont to offer their states as potential models for national reform.