Author Ben Hewitt on consumerism & happiness; Vermont Migrant Justice, 6/26/2013

Vermont author Ben Hewitt discusses money, consumerism, and contentment — the subject of his new book, Saved: How I Quit Worrying About Money and Became the Richest Guy in the World. We also speak with Vermont farm worker Danilo Lopez and Natalia Fajardo of Vermont Migrant Justice about Danilo’s fight against deportation.

Vermont’s hidden migrant workers, 5/1/2013

A May Day special live from the Vt State House on Vermont’s hidden workers: Undocumented Mexican workers Oliver Lopez and Danilo Lopez talk about their life in Vermont, their role in the economy and the importance of being able to drive a car legally. We are also joined by Brendan O’Neil of Migrant Justice and Mary Gerisch, president of the Vermont Worker’s Center.  Dan Barlow of VBSR also updates us on pending legislation.