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

US Empire Collapse and a 2nd Vermont Republic: 7 Ways To Prepare (MEDIUM)

Publisher’s Note: Good advice here, as we in the Green Mountains confront US imperial collapse and the reinvention of Vermont as an independent republic once again. 1. Nourish your relationships. That friend you haven’t called in a decade? That cousin… Continue Reading

“Bacon’s Utopia – Part 1” (OUR GEOENGINEERING AGE, PART 8)

Publisher’s Note: This is the eighth installment in our geoengineering series. Our skies are our most visible and vital global Commons, and they are under siege by powerful forces we are just beginning to understand. “Our Geoengineering Age” series tells the story of… Continue Reading

“Harm To Table” – Glyphosate Use Rising In Our Green Mountains?!

Publisher’s note: This astonishing story is researched by Michael Colby, who is a writer and maple syrup producer living in Walden, the former editor of the Food & Water Journal, and the co-founder, along with Will Allen and Kate Duesterberg, of… 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

Vermont Legalizes Cannabis! FAQs Answered! 2VR Hemp Flags! Now What? (HEADY VERMONT)

Thanks to Vermont Governor Phil Scott for signing common sense cannabis bill H511 into law. Next step? Vermont should move as thoughtfully and aggressively as possible to build a legal, regulated, taxed hemp and cannabis economy that will provide more jobs… Continue Reading

Plan ‘V’ – Fair Taxation For Our 2nd Vermont Republic

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