Alternative economies: Time banks and barters; Red Scare in Vermont

Vermont’s alternative economies are bustling: Onion River Exchange members have made over 10,000 work exchanges, sharing more than 30,000 service hours in 80 categories. VBSR Marketplace facilitates bartering good and services between members. To talk about it:

Heath Kralik, Outreach coordinator, Onion River Exchange

Michael Arnowitt, ORE member and concert pianist

Neily Jennings, Common Ground Center and VBSR Marketplace participant


In 1950, Vermont had a little known McCarthy Era anti-communist witch hunt. Rick Winston discusses his article about the incident, which appeared in Vermont History.

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