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

Trump “Disbands” Vermont, Punishes “Traitor” Phil Scott (WINOOSKI ONION)

Vermont is seceding, Mr. Trump. No need to “disband” us. We live here. Free Vermont!

#CALEXIT: YES California Independence Campaign Hires New President (XINHUA NEWS)

Publisher’s note: While the US media maintains a virtual blackout on emerging state secession conversations around North America, international news outlets are taking more notice. Witness this feature story from the People’s Republic of China’s Xinhua News Agency on #Calexit.… Continue Reading

Vermont’s Green Mountain Power Moves Towards Decentralized Energy Grid (New York Times)

We don’t often quote or promote the New York Times, one of the U.S. Empire’s daily propa-newspapers of record, but this feature story in the July 29, 2017 Sunday Times exploring the work of Green Mountain Power is worth a… Continue Reading