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

Monkey Wrenching Vermont’s Night Sky (OUR GEOENGINEERING AGE, Introduction)

Publisher’s Note: Earth Day 2017 marks the the beginning of 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 #2 – “Beyond Global Climate… Continue Reading

STANDING ROCK CLAIM #4: #NoDAPL Protesters Are Slaughtering Livestock (#NODAPL/4)

Publisher’s Note: This is the 4th installment in our ongoing series exploring how the mainstream corporate commercial US media misrepresented 10,000 #NoDAPL peaceful water protectors over the course of this past fall and winter. Here are installments 1, 2 and 3. This was… Continue Reading

GeoEngineering, “Solar Radiation Management,” And The Secret Spraying Of Our Skies (#SOS)

Publisher’s Note: One year ago this month, the Vermont Independent began a systematic investigation into what we now believe to be the most important and most under-reported global environmental story of our time – the secret “geoengineering” of our skies.… Continue Reading

Standing Rock: Demonstrators Demonized In An Attempt To Muddy Their Message (#NoDAPL/1)

Publisher’s Note: This is the first installment in a series. Find the 2nd installment here. In the 21st century, procuring accurate information about any complex issue grows increasingly difficult. The Internet provides a forum for a cacophony of voices that… Continue Reading


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CITIZENS BYPASS LEGISLATURE, CONVENE COMMISSION FOR PUBLIC BANK MARCH 6, 1:30 PM ROOM 10, VERMONT STATE HOUSE CONTACT: Kenneth Martel,, (802) 552-0535 A few key members of the Vermont legislature have been less than enthusiastic about… 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

Weaponizing A.I. Through BIG DATA “Behaviorial Microtargeting” – Vermont’s Radical Small “D” Democracy Is The Age-Old Solution (TOWN MEETING V THE MATRIX)

Publisher’s Note: This new Scout investigation has been keeping us up at night here in the Green Mountains of Vermont’s once and future Republic. To wit – what do you get when you marry 1) “social” media platforms, 2) Big… Continue Reading