How Has The Geology Of Vermont Affected Its Character? (BRAVE LITTLE STATE)

From metamorphic rock to the Ice Age to rich agricultural soil to “farmer power” to successful passage of a progressive income tax – all in 30 minutes, with New Hampshire as a foil. Jeezum Crow – this is radio at… 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

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

Trump and #Vexit – A Decentralist Perspective

Trump is a decentralist dream. Let’s hope he succeeds in destroying the federal government. Then we can start over where the Articles of Confederation left off before they were replaced by the US Constitution in 1788. “Progressives” who are in… Continue Reading

Vermont’s Bernie Sanders: “Sheepdog” for US Empire (Black Agenda Report)

“The United States is the imperial superpower, the main military aggressor on the planet. Its rulers must be deprived of the political ability to spend trillions on war, and to kill millions, or they will always use the ‘necessity’ of… Continue Reading

Designing a 2nd Vermont Republic: Our New Plan “V” Pamphlet!

Plan “V” – Designing a 2nd Vermont Republic (2VR) The case for an UNtied States and a 2nd Vermont Republic (2VR), in 5,000 words. The perfect short primer for 2VR newbies, and a “must” for any 2VR champion’s literary collection.… Continue Reading

Is “Global Warming” Good or Bad? That Depends on Whom You Ask. (OUR GEOENGINEERING AGE, PART 5)

Publisher’s Note: This is the fifth installment in our series on geoengineering. Our skies are our most visible and vital global Commons, and they are under siege by powerful forces we are just beginning to understand. Our Geoengineering Age series tells… Continue Reading

STANDING ROCK CONCLUSION: Just Like the Earth, Demonstrators Rely on Interconnectivity (#NODAPL/5)

Publisher’s Note: This is the 5th and final installment in our series exploring how the mainstream corporate commercial US media misrepresented 10,000 #NoDAPL peaceful water protectors over the course of this past fall and winter 2016.  Here are installments 1, 2, 3 and 4.… Continue Reading