#NoDAPL Global Month of Action: Vermont Stands with Standing Rock!

We are dedicated to supporting the Indigenous-led resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline! The Standing Rock Water Protectors are calling for a Global Day of Action against the Dakota Access Pipeline on December 1st to begin a month of action with special emphasis on… Continue Reading

Should “Brexit” be followed by an “Irexit”?

To wit: Irish scholars and analysts suggest leaving the European Union is both viable and in keeping with the democratic principles of Irish sovereignty. Vermonters have many reasons to take interest in the current affairs of our friends across the… Continue Reading

Trump’ing the Empire, Kickstarting a 2nd Vermont Republic: Interposition, Nullification, and Secession

Donald J. Trump’s victory has laid bare the U.S. of Empire. Encouraged to run as a “fringe candidate” by the neoliberal Clintonistas (who threw the populist Sanders campaign under their own DNC bus) and manufactured by U.S. “news” media elites,… Continue Reading


“People should not be afraid of their governments. Governments should be afraid of their People.” – V Publisher’s Note: On the eve of the historic 2016 U.S. imperial presidential (s)election, we would do well to remember that “ideas are bulletproof,” and… Continue Reading

“The Mad Farmer, Flying the Flag of Rough Branch, Secedes from the Union,” by Wendell Berry

There is only one of him, but he goes. He returns to the small country he calls home, His own nation small enough to walk across. He goes shadowy into the local woods, And brightly into the local meadows and… Continue Reading

Harwood Strong: Five Stars Remembered In Vermont’s Mad River Valley

Publisher’s Note: Our Mad River Valley community has had a rugged three weeks, ever since learning the horrible news of the tragic deaths of five of our teenagers at the hands of a high speed wrong way driver on Interstate… Continue Reading

Jack Reacher – Never Go Back: One Soldier Secedes From The US of Empire

Director Edward (“Glory”) Zwick has done the near impossible, delivering a Jack Reacher sequel – “Never Go Back” – that is better than the original film. Based on novelist Lee Childs’ best-selling novels, the Jack Reacher movies feature a well-cast… Continue Reading