Vermonter Bill McKibben Wins “2VR – Vermont Secessionist of the Year 2018” Award! (VI Press Release)

Sunday, April 1, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE! Bill McKibben Awarded “2VR – Vermont Secessionist of the Year!” Vermont Environmentalist, Activist, and Author Wins “2VR – Vermont Secessionist of the Year 2018” Award from Vermont Independent. Environmentalist, 350.org founder, and author… Continue Reading

Vermont’s Annual Town Meeting Day: Where Every Citizen Is A Legislator (DIRECT DEMOCRACY)

“All extensive governments have a natural tendency to destroy that equality among the people, which was necessary to keep one part of mankind from oppressing the other.” – Norwich, Vermont farmer Daniel Buck; March 1791 Today – March 4 in… Continue Reading

“Bacon’s Utopia – Part 1” (OUR GEOENGINEERING AGE, PART 8)

Publisher’s Note: This is the eighth 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 story of… Continue Reading

Plan V – THE MOVIE! – Our DOC FILM Teaser/Episode 1 Are Now LIVE! (2VR)

Welcome to 2018, Plan ‘V’ crowd funders! Exciting news – our Plan ‘V’ documentary TEASER and EPISODE 1 (Public Finance) are finished, and we busy planning our Vermont-wide FILM tour for SPRING/SUMMER 2018. Watch our 4 minute TEASER right here.… Continue Reading

Plan ‘V’ – Fair Taxation For Our 2nd Vermont Republic

Publisher’s Note: Thanks to one astute Vermont neighbor who passed on this suggestion for more equitable taxation as part of our Plan ‘V’ vision for our 2VR. Please send on other ideas as we collect and edit these ideas our… 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!