Beyond Global Climate Talks (Our Geoengineering Age, Part 2)

Publisher’s Note: This is the second installment in our series on geoengineering, the most important and underreported global environmental phenomenon of our time, researched and written by Chelsea Green co-founder Ian Baldwin. Read installment #1 – “Monkey Wrenching Vermont’s Night Sky” –… Continue Reading

2nd Republic Whiskey! An Interview with Vermont’repreneur Kempton Randolph

Q. Talk about your homestead in Cabot, Vermont. You are quite the Vermont’repreneur. A. I run the kind of farm that used to form the backbone of our agricultural landscape and economy, a small-scale diversified family farm rooted in self-sufficiency… Continue Reading

RING OF FIRE: One Vermonter’s Lessons Learned in the Middle East

Q. Sudan, Somalia, Libya, Syria, Iraq, Yemen, and Iran – what do these 7 countries have in common (other than the BAN)? A. The BOMB. The U.S. of Empire is “collapsing” them (or threatening to – Persia) through military occupation, carpet… Continue Reading

#Resistance2017: Make America Ungovernable (TRUTH DIG)

Donald Trump’s regime is rapidly reconfiguring the United States into an authoritarian state. All forms of dissent will soon be criminalized. Civil liberties will no longer exist. Corporate exploitation, through the abolition of regulations and laws, will be unimpeded. Global… Continue Reading

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


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