8 WAYS TO CREATE A 2VR – “The Gods of the Empire Are Not The Gods Of Vermont!” (Resistance/Resilience)

More and more forward-thinking folks are asking us HOW to create a 2VR. Here are eight ways to support RESISTANCE and RESILIENCE in your Vermont neighborhood, and bring about the 2nd Vermont Republic.  Sign and circulate our 2VR petition. Donate… Continue Reading

Beyond Global Climate Talks (Our Geoengineering Age, Part 2)

Publisher’s Note: This is the second installment in our series on geoengineering, the most important and underreported global environmental phenomenon of our time, researched and written by Chelsea Green co-founder Ian Baldwin. Read installment #1 – “Monkey Wrenching Vermont’s Night Sky” –… Continue Reading

Monkey Wrenching Vermont’s Night Sky (OUR GEOENGINEERING AGE, Introduction)

Publisher’s Note: Earth Day 2017 marks the the beginning of our series on geoengineering, the most important and underreported global environmental phenomenon of our time, researched and written by Chelsea Green co-founder Ian Baldwin. Read installment #2 – “Beyond Global Climate… Continue Reading

STANDING ROCK CLAIM #4: #NoDAPL Protesters Are Slaughtering Livestock (#NODAPL/4)

Publisher’s Note: This is the 4th installment in our ongoing series exploring how the mainstream corporate commercial US media misrepresented 10,000 #NoDAPL peaceful water protectors over the course of this past fall and winter. Here are installments 1, 2 and 3. This was… Continue Reading

Kong: Confronting The Gorilla In The Room (CELLULOID SECESSIONIST)

It is tempting to dismiss “Kong: Skull Island” as nothing more than hairy action-adventure mind candy for the movie-going masses. All criteria are in play. Mysterious cloud-enshrouded island? Check. Giant CGI-inspired gorilla? Double check. Inevitable helicopter/monkey confrontation? Roger that. Guns,… Continue Reading

Vermont Indy Media Alive And Well! (Jim Hogue/WGDR)

Actor, historian, and multimedia journalist Jim Hogue continues to provide cutting-edge news and information for independently-minded Vermonters in all manner of ways. Here’s his two latest WGDR news shows, featuring in-depth interviews with Alexandra Bruce and Bill Bergman, as well as… Continue Reading

The US Empire versus Syria – Setting the Middle East On Fire (ON CONTACT)

Publisher’s Note: Former New York Times Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Chris Hedges explores what the hell is REALLY going in Syria in this new episode of “On Contact,” with Alternet’s Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton: US efforts to 1) destabilize Assad’s… Continue Reading

STANDING ROCK Claims #2 and #3: #NODAPL Protesters Used Propane Tanks As Bombs, and “Protesters” Are Not Real Protesters (#NODAPL/3)

Publisher’s Note: This is the 3rd installment in our ongoing series exploring how the mainstream corporate commercial US media misrepresented 10,000 #NoDAPL peaceful water protectors over the course of this past fall and winter. Here are installments 1 and 2.… Continue Reading

GeoEngineering, “Solar Radiation Management,” And The Secret Spraying Of Our Skies (#SOS)

Publisher’s Note: One year ago this month, the Vermont Independent began a systematic investigation into what we now believe to be the most important and most under-reported global environmental story of our time – the secret “geoengineering” of our skies.… Continue Reading