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!

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

#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

#BlackLivesMatter in Vermont-“Raise A Flag Of Revolution” (UVM DOC)

In the wake of the Charlottesville tragedy, our VI-supported LA-based comedic news man Jimmy Dore and his progressive colleague Tim Black break down “What People Are Missing About The Charlottesville Protest.” (Hint: Donald Trump did not invent racism in the US).… Continue Reading