Vermont Governor Phil Scott’s 2018 “State Of Our Once And Future Republic” Address (PLAN ‘V’, Anyone?!)

Publisher’s Note: Sandwiched between a mythical celebration of Vermont’s independent origins and Vermonters who won the so-called Civil War for the “Union,” Governor Scott delivers a depressing message of visionless half measures and “austerity”-related belt tightening. Here’s Plan ‘V’ –… Continue Reading

Free Mary Jane, Free Vermont – Cannabis Reform Advocates To Assemble At Statehouse on January 9 (Grassroots Networking)

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

Vermont Legislature Declares January “Vermont Independence Month” – Here Are TEN Ways To Support Our 2nd Vermont Republic (2VR) !

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

Climate Is Heating Up In Vermont (GE/GLOBAL WARMING)

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

Burlington, Vermont Hosts Local Hemp and CBD Farmer’s Market (#CannabisConversations)

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A Public Bank Option – Safer, Local and Half the Cost (PUBLIC FINANCE)

Publisher’s Note: Phil Murphy, a former banker and contender in New Jersey’s race for governor, made a state-owned bank a centerpiece of his platform. With his gubernatorial victory on November 7, the nation’s second state-owned bank in a century could… Continue Reading