Irecently thought of an ad campaign I am thinking of pitching to the state:
COME MOVE TO BEAUTIFUL VERMONT — WHERE YOUR VOTE
on local issues DOESN’T count!
The state has recently begun a campaign to get young, “e-workers,” who can work at their job via the internet, to move to Vermont by offering a $10,000 incentive to do so.
Unfortunately, one of the key things that has been attractive about living in Vermont is being undermined. I believe that what will really attract young people to Vermont (besides the obvious natural beauty) is that the ideals Vermont has always held dear — are now becoming more desirable by many young people. There is in the larger culture a recognition of the importance of strong local communities. This is especially true as it relates to the local food movement, in which Vermont has been a national leader. But this also applies to the desire of many young people (in this age of Trump) to have a voice in their governance – and, of course, in how their children are...