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- Act 46 and Democracy
- Science vs. Philosophy
- Complementarity and Civility
- Copenhagen – the play
- Responses from Lucy and Zac
- Questions for Zac and Lucy
- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
- Illusion of Explanatory Depth
- 2008 Financial Crisis: What can we learn?
- 2008 Financial Crisis: What happened?
- Free Speech Pioneers
- Bennington Battle Day
- Zac Mayo for House
- Open Meeting Law
- Dillon’s Rule
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- What is the selectboard’s job?
- Learning about town government
- Cambridge Town Hall
Introduction to this blog
Monthly Archives: March 2017
Town meetings in small towns in New England are unique. Voters come together in person at least annually to decide local issues. This is direct democracy as it was once practiced in ancient Athens. Today no other places in the … Continue reading
Two concrete silos stand in the village of Jeffersonville (town of Cambridge) where the Bell-Gates Lumber Corporation once had a sawmill. In 2016 large murals were painted on the silos. The silo murals were featured on the cover of the … Continue reading
The town of Cambridge elected me to its Select Board at Town Meeting on March 7, 2017. (See Candidate for Select Board.) I am honored and humbled. Thank you to the voters in Cambridge. I will do my best to … Continue reading
The Orange-1 recount matter is now concluded. What lessons can be learned? I wish to highlight two lessons that I hope were learned. First, I hope that representatives learned that representatives should NEVER count ballots in the election of peers. … Continue reading