The Future of Vermont Agriculture (LIVE on WGDR)

WGDR radio host, Ethan Allen impersonator, and 2VR champion Jim Hogue talks with former Vermont Secretary of Agriculture Roger Albee about the future of Vermont agriculture – diversified ag, hemp, cannabis, and beyond. Take a listen, and happy high summer… Continue Reading

The Retro Future, by John Michael Greer (BOOK REVIEW)

“’Progress’ is just a label for whatever choices happen to have been made by governments and corporations, with or without input from the rest of us.” – John Michael Greer Of the various thinkers and observers whose work helps us… Continue Reading

Designing a 2nd Vermont Republic: Our New Plan “V” Pamphlet!

Plan “V” – Designing a 2nd Vermont Republic (2VR) The case for an UNtied States and a 2nd Vermont Republic (2VR), in 5,000 words. The perfect short primer for 2VR newbies, and a “must” for any 2VR champion’s literary collection.… Continue Reading

Secede – From What? US of Empire and Plan ‘V” for a 2VR (INDY RADIO)

Always a pleasure yakking with Jim Hogue about Vermont independence on WGDR. Listen here. Free Vermont, and long live the UNtied States!

DECENTRALISM DEFINED – HUMAN SCALE REVISITED by Kirkpatrick Sale (BOOK REVIEW)

In the early stages of the industrial revolution, it wasn’t clear whether the main source of power would be water wheels or steam engines. The advantage of the former was a cost-free renewable source of energy, and indeed hundreds of… Continue Reading

FF8 – “The Fate Of The Furious” (CELLULOID SECESSIONIST)

In the 8th installment of what is surely the most implausibly preposterous and most wildly successful Hollywood franchise ever produced, the “Fast And The Furious” team (minus Paul Walker, R.I.P.) are back. For anyone who has missed the fun, I… Continue Reading