"Economic Justice" Rutland Herald/Times Argus Editorial on VWC June 11, 2011

Editorial in today's Rutland Herald and Times Argus
Published: June 11, 2011

Economic justice

The grass-roots movement that pushed successfully for health care reform this year hopes to broaden its efforts on behalf of broader forms of economic justice.

At the same time economic numbers recently released may take the steam out of efforts to reshape the state’s tax code in a more progressive way.

Front Page story in Times Argus on People's Budget

Workers’ Center takes on ‘People’s Budget’

By Thatcher Moats

VERMONT PRESS BUREAU - Published: June 10, 2011

MONTPELIER — A nonprofit grassroots group that rallied thousands of Vermonters to support health care reform legislation with its “health care is a human right” campaign is laying the groundwork for another political push with a different focus: state budget and tax policies.

Times Argus: "Workers’ Center takes on ‘People’s Budget’"

Workers’ Center takes on ‘People’s Budget’

By Thatcher Moats

VERMONT PRESS BUREAU - Published: June 10, 2011

MONTPELIER — A nonprofit grassroots group that rallied thousands of Vermonters to support health care reform legislation with its “health care is a human right” campaign is laying the groundwork for another political push with a different focus: state budget and tax policies.

The Indypendant: Vermont’s First Steps Toward Single Payer

http://www.indypendent.org/2011/06/01/vermonts-first-steps-toward-sngle-...

Vermont’s First Steps Toward Single Payer
By Tristin Adie
June 1, 2011

Large protests in Vermont pressed the demand for health care for all.

Tristin Adie, a nurse practitioner in Vermont and member of the Vermont Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals, explains what was won with the state’s new health care law–and what activists must keep fighting for in the coming years.

7 Days: Like Health Care Reform? So Does the Vermont Workers' Center

http://7dvt.com/2011vermont-workers-center

Like Health Care Reform? So Does the Vermont Workers' Center

BY KEVIN J. KELLEY [05.11.11]

More than a thousand chanting and sign-waving Vermonters marched to the Statehouse two Sundays ago in Montpelier. They formed a sea of red, on account of T-shirts worn by hundreds of members of the Vermont Workers’ Center. And it was no accident that the group’s third annual health care rally coincided with May Day — the international workers’ holiday.

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