Two women in Vermont
have helped start a regional chapter of the Jane Austen Society. VPR’s Jane Lindholm speaks with co-regional coordinators Kelly
McDonald and Deb Barnum, about their love of all things Austen.
a big difference between earning minimum wage and making enough to live
comfortably, or even make ends meet. Many
Vermonters struggle while making much more than minimum wage.
Colin Robinson is director of the Vermont Livable Wage Campaign. Art Woolf is an associate professor of economics at the University of Vermont and principal in Northern Economic Consulting. They spoke with VPR’s Jane Lindholm about getting by on low wages.