Localize It! – Vermont Law School RESILIENCE Conference (October 21-22, 2017)

Attend the LOCALIZE IT! conference at the Vermont Law School on October 21 and 22, 2017. Tickets, events, and other information here. We’ll have our 2VR information on hand for all attendees. Free Vermont, and long live the UNtied States!… Continue Reading

2017 Vermont Hempfest (Free Mary Jane)

VI readers know we’ve been actively involved in efforts to legalize, tax, and regulate both hemp and cannabis here in our once-and-future Vermont republic for agri-preneurial, medical and recreational purposes for several years – watch our short “Cannabis Conversations@Nectars” talk… Continue Reading

US as Empire (Interactive Map)

We here at The Vermont Independent love a good map. This one – showing all the countries the US of Empire has invaded (1890 – 2014) – is ESPECIALLY interactive, thanks to collaborative hard work done by a number of our… Continue Reading

What would it look like if Vermont could actually secede from the Union?” (BRAVE LITTLE STATE)

Have you listened to “Brave Little State,” VPR’s newest monthly podcast? If not, you should. Hosted with understated and insightful aplomb by audio curator Angela Evancie,  BLS tackle a wide range of listener-generated questions, including “Who can pull off the… Continue Reading

Republic of Vermont (GOSHEN, 2VR)

In case you haven’t discovered Republic of Vermont – sugar makers, silviculturalists, and cultural creatives based in the town of Goshen – now is your chance. Ethan West and his partner run this business, and they create some of the… Continue Reading

“The Geoengineering Prospect – Full Spectrum Dominance.” (Our Geoengineering Age, Part 7)

Publisher’s Note: This is the seventh 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… Continue Reading

Pentagon Announces US Empire Is “Collapsing” (Insurge Intelligence)

It’s official. The Pentagon announced this summer that the US Empire is “collapsing.” Their solution to this troublesome news? Surprise! “More surveillance, more propaganda (‘strategic manipulation of perceptions’) and more military expansionism.” The document above makes for eye-opening reading, taking… Continue Reading

The Future of Vermont Agriculture (LIVE on WGDR)

WGDR radio host, Ethan Allen impersonator, and 2VR champion Jim Hogue talks with former Vermont Secretary of Agriculture Roger Albee about the future of Vermont agriculture – diversified ag, hemp, cannabis, and beyond. Take a listen, and happy high summer… Continue Reading