A “Fable” Of Vermont Resistance: Or Is It? (BOOK REVIEW)

“Ah Mary, she’ll bake you cookies then she’ll burn your town. Ah Mary, ashes to ashes, but she won’t fall down.” – Grace Potter + the Nocturnals Full disclosure. I picked up Bill McKibben’s new novel RADIO FREE VERMONT prepared… Continue Reading

Plan ‘V’ on CABIN TALK (SNOW’LIAGE VISION)

Thanks to CABIN TALK’s Claudia Stauber for hosting VERMONT INDEPENDENT this week. We discuss Plan ‘V’ while drinking green tea. Listen and watch here. Happy Thanksgiving to all!

A Public Bank Option – Safer, Local and Half the Cost (PUBLIC FINANCE)

Publisher’s Note: Phil Murphy, a former banker and contender in New Jersey’s race for governor, made a state-owned bank a centerpiece of his platform. With his gubernatorial victory on November 7, the nation’s second state-owned bank in a century could… Continue Reading

“H 6011 – The Geoeingineering Act of 2017” (RHODE ISLAND)

Publisher’s Note: As we write the history of geoengineering here at Vermont Independent, forward-thinking legislators are beginning to codify legislative opposition to the secret spraying in our sky commons. Witness this bill from Rhode Island – worth a close read.… Continue Reading

What Would It Look Like If Vermont Seceded? (VPR/BRAVE LITTLE STATE)

Hmmm, VPR and  “Brave Little State.”  You didn’t really “lean in” here, did you? At least you are beginning to sorta explore the idea. Free Vermont!

US Announces “Permanent Occupation” of Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria (FAILED STATES)

Publisher’s note: Since 2005, we’ve been writing about the US Empire and the Pentagon’s plan for “full spectrum dominance” of planet Earth and outer space. Here’s an update – straight from Exxon point man / “Secretary of State” Rex Tillerson’s… Continue Reading

Why a Vermont Public Bank? 7 Good Reasons. (Plan ‘V’)

A public bank in Vermont will create more than 2,500 new Vermont jobs. A public bank would increase Gross State Product by up to $324 million, generating community development statewide. Public banking would save Vermont around $100 million in annual… Continue Reading

“OUR GEOENGINEERING AGE” PAGE is now LIVE! (“CLOUD BRIGHTENING”)

Right here. We encourage all lovers of Blue Sky and champions of our Sky Commons to hash tag your photos of “cloud brightening” and “solar radiation management” activity with the #SaveOurSkies hash tag – now over 80 images and counting… Continue Reading