The relentless assault of modern communication has left many people
utterly overwhelmed. On this special broadcast of Humankind, David
Allen, author of "Getting Things Done" discusses how to find clarity and
focus in today’s world.
In this program: Senator Patrick Leahy on the Senate’s vote on the bailout package, and unequal pay for women. The problem still persists – despite efforts to eliminate the pay gap, and legislation in Vermont that bars it. And, a local crusader on climate change gets training from Al Gore.
A four-day work week would save energy costs and reduce fossil fuel
consumption — so say proponents. State Sen.
Vince Illuzzi explains why he’s pushing the idea of a four-day week for
schools and state employees.
The state also is considering whether to convert an existing prison into a work camp, instead of building an entirely new one. Corrections Commissioner Rob Hofmann says four towns have expressed interest in hosting a new camp, but none has committed to it.