Publisher’s Note: Burlington-based journalist Greg Guma is one of Vermont’s most astute veteran journalists and progressive thinkers. We’d only add two observations to his essay here: 1) the Deep State is alive, well, and influential in shaping presidential decision-making; and… Continue Reading
In 1777, Vermonters established Vermont as an independent country and sovereign republic – “the only state of 50 that self-constituted itself as an independent republic,” according to constitutional historian Peter S. Onuf. The 1Vr (1st Vermont Republic) existed from 1777… Continue Reading
“Fit to govern? No, not fit to live.” From The Tragedy of Macbeth, Act IV scene iii In my optimistic imagination, Dick Cheney shall live and die in infamy as a traitor, coward, war criminal and profiteer, liar, and enemy… Continue Reading
Since 1970, Burlington, Vermont has had the largest increase in average winter temperature across the nation. Burlington’s average has increased by 7°F in the past 47 years, slowing the onset of winter. Researchers have also recently examined how Vermont’s maple… Continue Reading
Few US commentators provide as much dark wisdom as Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Chris Hedges, who resigned from the NY Times after he was “reprimanded” for speaking out against the illegal US invasion of Iraq in 2003. Here’s Hedges at… Continue Reading
Savage Grace sits on my nightstand warding off the 2 am fears about climate change, politics, the economy, religion, species extinction and mass shootings. On the cover of Savage Grace is Kali, the Hindu goddess of life and death, of… Continue Reading
Publisher’s Note: Deep State intrigue in DC, the political belly of the US Empire, continues to unfold between the Trumpocrat and Globalist factions. Here’s Vermonter Jim Hogue with Harley Schlanger to break it down. Free Vermont! Dec. 3 — The… Continue Reading
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