There’s a phrase, "Information wants to be free" that’s still often
heard in the world of new media technology. But Bill Schubart wonders how many authors, composers, or artists really
want to give away the results of their creative endeavors.
In Vermont, we have a long tradition of mutual trust and belief in our
own integrity. So when that reputation is tainted by governmental
scandal we act surprised. Bill Schubart suggests
that a culture of openness and transparency might preclude many such
Contraindications are all those negative symptoms and side effects of
diseases or drugs that are either in print too small to read or narrated
too fast to understand. Bill
Schubart has imagined America as an ailing patient and assesses our
Bill Schubart, has been thinking about
philanthropy, specifically who should benefit from major gifts – the
donor or the recipient – and how this question applies to the future of
our colleges and universities.
Bill Schubart recalls
that his first experience in learning how to differentiate between
opinion and hard news came early when the school he was attending was
reported by a statewide newspaper to be a hive of Communist activity.
The Catholic Church has been looking into the activities of certain American nuns who devote their service to the alleviation of poverty and the promotion of social justice. Bill Schubart was raised Catholic so he’s been imagining what it might be like if the nuns began an initiative of their own.