Publisher’s Note: Vermont Independent has championed a legalized, regulated, taxed hemp and cannabis economy in the Green Mountains for several years now. Highlights: 1-Watch our recent Plan V-TV Episode 24 exploring legalizing cannabis here in the once and future Vermont… Continue Reading
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
Since 1970, Burlington, Vermont has had the largest increase in average winter temperature across the nation. Burlington’s average has increased by 7°F in the past 47 years, slowing the onset of winter. Researchers have also recently examined how Vermont’s maple… Continue Reading
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
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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
Publisher’s Note: We’ve covered the issue of election integrity in depth over the years. Here’s some new insights from one of our 2VR co-founders currently living overseas. I recently had the privilege to work at a regular election for members… Continue Reading
REAL Radio Free Vermont! (This ain’t no ‘fable,’ Mr. McKibben.) When the history of the Vermont independence effort is written, the citizen wisdom and courage of Jim Hogue and Claudia Stauber will be front and center in the story. In… Continue Reading