The “Secession Impulse” Is Alive and Well in US Cities and States (KIRKPATRICK SALE)

Publisher’s Note: Kirkpatrick Sale is our preeminent thinker on decentralism, and the founder of the Middlebury Institute, which organized in Middlebury, Vermont in November 2004. In this new OP/ED, he connects the dots on progressively-minded cities and states defying federal… Continue Reading

2VR Co-Sponsors Vermont “Kerrigan’s Army” Harriers In Andorra @ World Youth Sky Running Championships (SISTER REPUBLICS)

Excerpt – “Vermont is the only state in the US that once existed as its own republic (1777-1791). Andorra has remained as an independent republic, despite pressures to join the countries of Spain and France, for over one thousand years.… 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

Origins of the ‘Climate Change’ Threat to National Security – and the Geoengineering Response. (OUR GEOENGINEERING AGE, PART 6)

Publisher’s Note: This is the sixth installment in our geoengineering series. 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 the… 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