Long before the United States became a nation and implemented American
democracy as we know it today, there were town meetings. Nearly 400 years
later, the town meeting tradition has endured in New England, though with
each passing decade, towns are seeing a steady decline in participation.
On this episode of Peace Talks Radio, correspondent Sarah Holtz brings us
a conversation about conflict resolution through the lens of town meeting.
We'll hear from four individuals who actively participate in their own