Author Archives: William Robb

About William Robb

William Robb, AKA OtherWill - no not the Will you are thinking of just now, that other one - is the main contributor to this blog

Candidate Forum on Local Food Issues

What has been taking up all my time? The Burlington Food Council is hosting a mayoral candidate forum on local food issues. Yes, this Saturday, the 25th, from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at the Sustainability Academy at Lawernce Barnes, 123 … Continue reading

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Asked (By the USDA) for my thoughts …

Ok, well not personally. But Kathleen Merrigan, Deputy Secretary of Agrciultre of the US Department of Agriculture asked Net Impact for student input. And based on work with the Slow Living Summit, the Marlboro College Chapter, was chosen to contribute. … Continue reading

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Another Reason for this amendment, or, Vote with Your Dollars

Even if the majority of us felt that passing this amendment was the right thing to do, our voices would be drowned by chorus of corporate dollars gaining access to rooms, people, meetings, and decisions that you and I will … Continue reading

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Corporate Personhood – Vermont Says “No.”

And so it might take a while to get the Bernie’s constitutional amendment to pass.  you have to go through the house, and the senate.  By a two-thirds majority.  This could take some doing.  And then, the states have to … Continue reading

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