Vermonter Bill McKibben Wins “2VR – Vermont Secessionist of the Year 2018” Award! (VI Press Release)

Sunday, April 1, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE! Bill McKibben Awarded “2VR – Vermont Secessionist of the Year!” Vermont Environmentalist, Activist, and Author Wins “2VR – Vermont Secessionist of the Year 2018” Award from Vermont Independent. Environmentalist, 350.org founder, and author… Continue Reading

Why Liberalism Failed (BOOK REVIEW)

“Liberal theorists failed to recognize that traditional culture, embedded in heritage, custom, place, community, and shared values, provided essential psychological nutrients, without which human beings cannot thrive and may well turn monstrous…the key, for Deneen, is to rebuild small scale… Continue Reading

WORLD PREMIERE! “Beyond Empire: Visions Of A People’s Republic” (GREEN MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL)

Vermont Independent is partnering with the Green Mountain Film Festival to bring you a new documentary film, produced by JD Thomason, entitled “Beyond Empire: Visions Of People’s Republic.” Join us at the Savoy Theater on Sunday, March 25, 2018 @… Continue Reading

How The American Empire’s “Propaganda Machine” Gaslights US While “Russia Smearing” Independent News Channels (MINT NEWS / RT)

Publisher’s note: I had the good fortune to meet MINT founder Mnar Muhwesh at a national media conference hosted by Project Censored several months ago, and have been reading MINT ever since. In an Age of Orwellian Doublespeak, MINT’s fierce… Continue Reading

From The Vermont Frontier – “In The Shadows Of The American Century” (US EMPIRE WATCH)

Every once in a while a book comes along that elegantly crystalizes long-term historical trends missed in the madcap 24-7 propaganda juggernaut that passes for serious “news” and public discourse in the US Empire these days. University of Wisconsin-Madison historian… Continue Reading

The “Deep State,” US Empire, And Bi-Partisan Imperial PsyOps (JIMMY DORE meets DAILY BEAST)

“I oppose Trump, but I will not let him steal my critical thinking skills.”         So jokes LA-based comedian Jimmy Dore at minute 18 of yet another irreverent and insightful take down of US politics – this… Continue Reading

Plan V – THE MOVIE! – Our DOC FILM Teaser/Episode 1 Are Now LIVE! (2VR)

Welcome to 2018, Plan ‘V’ crowd funders! Exciting news – our Plan ‘V’ documentary TEASER and EPISODE 1 (Public Finance) are finished, and we busy planning our Vermont-wide FILM tour for SPRING/SUMMER 2018. Watch our 4 minute TEASER right here.… Continue Reading