VT Edition: Susan Clark on Swiss Town Meeting tradition
03/03/09 2:59PM By Jane Lindholm
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Switzerland and Vermont have something in common beyond postcard scenery: They share the exercise in grassroots democracy known as town meeting. Susan Clark is the moderator of the Middlesex Town Meeting and co-author of the book, "All Those in Favor: Rediscovering the Secrets of Town Meeting and Community." As a longtime student of the tradition of Town Meeting she visited Switzerland to find out how they do it. She spoke with VPR's Jane Lindholm about the tradition.