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!

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

9/11 Truth Action Project – Never Forget (16th Anniversary)

Publisher’s Note: The events surrounding September 11, 2001 will be remembered by future historians as a critical turning point for the US of Empire. Close to 3,000 professional architects and engineers are now on the public record declaring that the central… Continue Reading

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