A “Fable” Of Vermont Resistance: Or Is It? (BOOK REVIEW)

“Ah Mary, she’ll bake you cookies then she’ll burn your town. Ah Mary, ashes to ashes, but she won’t fall down.” – Grace Potter + the Nocturnals Full disclosure. I picked up Bill McKibben’s new novel RADIO FREE VERMONT prepared… Continue Reading

President Trump, Inc. – How Big Business and Neoliberalism Empower Populism and the Far Right (Book Review)

“Donald Trump’s victory is an additional stone in the building of a new world.” – Marine Le Pen, leader of the Front National (France) Seldom has the right book come along at just the right time to help discerning readers… Continue Reading

CENSORED 2018: Fighting Fake News For Forty Years (BOOK RELEASE)

Censored 2018: Press Freedoms in a “Post-Truth” World Edited by Andy Lee Roth and Mickey Huff with Project Censored Seven Stories Press, 2017, $18.95 Project Censored systematically documents the corporate news media’s blind spots, third rails, and “no go” zones.… 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

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

Rules For Revolutionaries: Lessons from Vermont’s Bernie Sanders 2016 Presidential Campaign (BOOK REVIEW)

Publisher’s Note: Yah, we know. The Clintonistas and the Democratic National Committee (DNC) rigged the 2016 Democratic Primaries and stole the presidential nomination from Bernie Sanders. As the Democratic Party continues to implode, even DNC leaders are now openly admitting… Continue Reading

MOST LIKELY TO SECEDE (Book Review)

Most Likely to Secede: What the Vermont Independence Movement Can Teach Us about Reclaiming Community and Creating a Human-Scale Vision for the 21st Century by Ron Miller and Rob Williams, co-editors GOODREADS Review by Chris Brimmer Feb 06, 2017 bookshelves:… Continue Reading