The World & the US Presidency: Renegotiating the  Deal (GREEN MOUNTAIN POLITICS)

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

Vermont Legislature Declares January “Vermont Independence Month” – Here Are TEN Ways To Support Our 2nd Vermont Republic (2VR) !

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

Bush and Cheney: How They Ruined America And The World (BOOK REVIEW)

“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

Chris Hedges Chronicles The US Empire’s Dystopic Collapse (SANCTUARY VIDEO)

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: Living Resiliently In The Dark Night Of The Globe (BOOK REVIEW)

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

FLYNN PLEA PROVES “RUSSIA GATE” IS A FRAUD (Vermont Livestream)

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

Net Neutrality – Save The Internet As We Know It (December 7 – Day Of Protest)

Publisher’s note: the national battle over “Net Neutrality” continues. Get involved! Keep the Internet free and open to all. Here’s an around-the-web summary of the arguments surrounding NN from the Benton Foundation. The backlash is building over the plan to gut net neutrality… Continue Reading

Podcasting for a Free Vermont! (INTERCEPTED and PROJECT CENSORED)

                                    Plenty of white noise and distraction in the 21st century podcasting world. Cutting through the clutter are two of our weekly favorites… Continue Reading