Stories by William Boardman

William M. Boardman has over 40 years experience in theatre, radio, TV, print journalism, and non-fiction, including 20 years in the Vermont judiciary. He has received honors from Writers Guild of America, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Vermont Life magazine, and an Emmy Award nomination from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. subscribe to William Boardman's feed

Posted on: Jul 19, 2014, Source: Reader Supported News

Hobart & William Smith Colleges does a Steubenville.

Posted on: Jul 7, 2014, Source: Reader Supported News

What happened is still a mystery after an accident near the surface site of a New Mexico nuclear waste storage facility in February.

Posted on: Jun 13, 2014, Source: Reader Supported News

Why should America return to the disaster that Bush administration lies set in motion in 2002?

Posted on: Mar 6, 2014, Source: Reader Supported News

How crazy will Americans get over Ukraine?

Posted on: Feb 8, 2014, Source: Reader Supported News

Here's the much fuller story concerning the SodaStream controversy.

Posted on: Jan 2, 2014, Source: Reader Supported News

City politics get ugly in Vermont.

Posted on: Jul 23, 2013, Source: Reader Supported News

Lead prosecutor Bernie de la Rionda lost focus from the moment he opened his mouth.

Posted on: Jul 16, 2013, Source: Reader Supported News

In the US of Z the law allows people to hunt each other, and feel no remorse for killing someone.

Posted on: Jul 10, 2013, Source: Reader Supported News

An 18-year-old was jailed because a Canadian woman reported a single, frivolous Facebook post that he had marked "LOL."

Posted on: Jul 4, 2013, Source: Reader Supported News

The Government has decreed that the lawyer Lynne Stewart die in prison.

Posted on: Jul 4, 2013, Source: Reader Supported News

A protest against big banks made in children's chalk turned into a very serious matter.

Posted on: Jun 18, 2013, Source: Reader Supported News

Burlington Vt.'s city ordinance allows the immediate and arbitrary banishment of people from public streets with no due process of law and no effective appeal process.

Posted on: May 31, 2013, Source: Reader Supported News

Crackdown on Florida high school science student is prime example of American idiocy.

Posted on: Apr 12, 2013, Source: Reader Supported News

What lies at the heart of the Ashley Judd smear plot scandal.

Posted on: Apr 11, 2013, Source: Reader Supported News

And ExxonMobil still isn't saying how much more is in the pipeline.

Posted on: Apr 9, 2013, Source: Reader Supported News

Reporters trying to look at the cleanup site have described a "martial law" atmosphere.

Posted on: Apr 8, 2013, Source: Reader Supported News

The situation remains fluid, as it were, with potential impacts possible from local to global.

Posted on: Apr 7, 2013, Source: Reader Supported News

A 15-month investigation exploring war crimes long denied by the Pentagon lays out the tragic truth.

Posted on: Mar 26, 2013, Source: Reader Supported News

Who else should be held accountable for the horrible sequence of events during a drunken pre-season Big Red football team all-night celebration?

Posted on: Mar 18, 2013, Source: Reader Supported News

At least one of the several oil-friendly corporate authors was apparently paid by Trans-Canada, the corporate applicant for -- and the owner of -- the Keystone pipeline. And that's not all.

Posted on: Mar 17, 2013, Source: Reader Supported News

The F-35 joint strike fighter is an unbelievable failure, and the perfect illustration of everything that's wrong with our military industrial complex.

Posted on: Mar 9, 2013, Source: Reader Supported News

What's up with Bob Woodward's war-mongering?

Posted on: Jan 8, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The Canadian pipeline corporation has faced and overcome opposition all along the way – from protestors, blockaders, and court challenges. But the biggest hurdle remains in Washington DC.

Posted on: Nov 28, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Key federal official warns that the public has been kept in the dark about safety risks.

Posted on: Nov 28, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The Burlington city council is determined to defend itself against the Defense Dept.

Posted on: Nov 23, 2012, Source: Politics in the Zeros

A group of 18 senators (nine from each party) are calling on President Obama to approve expanded fossil fuel exploitation without regard for global warming.