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

EU and US Throw Catalonia Under the Bus (SECESSION, NOT AGGRESSION)

Millions of pro-independence Catalans are on their own. Europe turned its back on them, violating fundamental international law, affirming the right of self-determination for all people. Separatist officials blasted EU policy, ignoring the rights of Catalans, silent in the face… 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

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