Vermont’s Public Forests: A Wake Up Call (OUR COMMONS)

The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources (ANR), the same agency dragging their feet on cleaning up Lake Champlain, is now brazenly planning to more than triple the logging of our public forests surrounding Vermont’s iconic Camel’s Hump mountain. Buried in… Continue Reading

Plan V-TV (23) – Geoengineering, Science and “Global Warming”

Join us in Los Angeles, California for a provocative interview with independent scientist/geophysicist Marvin Herndon, Ph.D. on geoengineering, science, the Deep State and the “fraud” surrounding the 30 year scientific consensus that human-produced CO2 emissions is the primary cause of… Continue Reading

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

The Unbearable Lightness of…Bernie (#FEELTHEBERN’s MOMENT OF TRUTH)

Regular readers of VI know we don’t spend too much time covering the kabuki theater that passes for “2 party politics” in the United States of Empire. And yet, here in the once and future Republic of Vermont, we live… Continue Reading

PLAN V-TV Interviews Cabin Talk’s Claudia Stauber (EPISODE 22)

The Vermont independent livestream scene is beginning to catch fire, led by friends and neighbors such as CABIN TALK’s Claudia Stauber. Enjoy our interview with Claudia right here – we explore why she’s abandoned Bernie Sanders as a viable political… Continue Reading

Bill McKibben and Amy Goodman on Vermont Independence, Sorta. (DEMOCRACY NOW)

Hilarious! Bill reads from his book RADIO FREE VERMONT,  a “fictional fable of resistance,” and then declares to Democracy Now host Amy Goodman that “Vermont can’t secede from the Union.” And Amy asks not a single question about the REAL… Continue Reading