DECENTRALISM DEFINED – HUMAN SCALE REVISITED by Kirkpatrick Sale (BOOK REVIEW)

In the early stages of the industrial revolution, it wasn’t clear whether the main source of power would be water wheels or steam engines. The advantage of the former was a cost-free renewable source of energy, and indeed hundreds of… Continue Reading

Vermont Independence Merch – 2 for 1 sale through July 7! Happy Vermont Independence Day!

Decentralists! Support the 2VR: Second Vermont Republic!   “2 for 1” SALE on all Vermont independence merch – flags, stickers, passports, and books – to celebrate Vermont independence week! This includes our new 2VR/Plan V sticker.   Now through July… Continue Reading

“Shwag Bag Of Doom” – Welcome to “Cluster Fuck Nation.”

Publisher’s note: We’ve channeled JH Kunstler since our first issue of Vermont Commons back in 2005. “The problems facing the U.S. of Empire,” he notes here, “are unfixable.”  The mystery is at last revealed: why does the field of candidates… Continue Reading