Mr. Trump’s Inaugural Address – January 20, 2017 (FASCISM IS U.S.)

Plus, NINE of the most important indy news stories of 2016. With links. How the DNC and the Clintonistas Stole the Democratic Nomination from Bernie Sanders. 14 Ways In Which Donald Trump is a Fascist (the late great semiotician Umberto… Continue Reading

MLK DAY 2017: Would Martin Be A Secessionist In Today’s America?

As Barack Obama, the United States’ first African-American president, prepares to turn over the White House to Donald Trump, this year’s MLK Day has special significance for all Americans. During the past eight years, President Obama continued the same imperial… Continue Reading


In 1777, Vermonters established Vermont as an independent and sovereign republic – “the only state of 50 that self-constituted itself as an independent republic,” according to constitutional historian Peter S. Onuf. The 1Vr (1st Vermont Republic) existed from 1777 –… Continue Reading

Plan V: A 2017 Vermont Interdependence Program

In honor of January 2017 – Vermont Independence Month (as declared by the Vermont State Legislature) AND the 240th anniversary of the 1777 founding of the 1st Vermont Republic – we are calling on all Vermonters of good will to… Continue Reading

Fascism, Neoliberalism, and the U.S. “Deep State”–>Hiding In Plain Sight (BILL MOYERS and CHRIS HEDGES)

We’ve written about the U.S. government’s unelected “Deep State” – the “shadow government” of financial/military/industrial players like the C.I.A., Wall Street banksters, the arms industry, the Pentagon, and beyond – since 2005. This term “Deep State,” first coined by spy… Continue Reading