Publisher’s Note: Thanks to one astute Vermont neighbor who passed on this suggestion for more equitable taxation as part of our Plan ‘V’ vision for our 2VR. Please send on other ideas as we collect and edit these ideas our… Continue Reading
Publisher’s Note: Sandwiched between a mythical celebration of Vermont’s independent origins and Vermonters who won the so-called Civil War for the “Union,” Governor Scott delivers a depressing message of visionless half measures and “austerity”-related belt tightening. Here’s Plan ‘V’ –… Continue Reading
Publisher’s Note: Vermont Independent has championed a legalized, regulated, taxed hemp and cannabis economy in the Green Mountains for several years now. Highlights: 1-Watch our recent Plan V-TV Episode 24 exploring legalizing cannabis here in the once and future Vermont… Continue Reading
Since 1970, Burlington, Vermont has had the largest increase in average winter temperature across the nation. Burlington’s average has increased by 7°F in the past 47 years, slowing the onset of winter. Researchers have also recently examined how Vermont’s maple… Continue Reading
Few US commentators provide as much dark wisdom as Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Chris Hedges, who resigned from the NY Times after he was “reprimanded” for speaking out against the illegal US invasion of Iraq in 2003. Here’s Hedges at… Continue Reading
Savage Grace sits on my nightstand warding off the 2 am fears about climate change, politics, the economy, religion, species extinction and mass shootings. On the cover of Savage Grace is Kali, the Hindu goddess of life and death, of… Continue Reading
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Plan V-TV Episode 24 explores legalizing cannabis here in the once and future Vermont republic. Join us for a conversation with Heady Vermont co-founder Eli Harrington. Vermont commissioned RAND REPORT on Vermont legalization, as well as Vermont Independent‘s Top 10… Continue Reading