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Scott McLarty has served as media coordinator for the Green Party of the United States and for the DC Statehood Green Party. He has had articles, guest columns, and book reviews published in Roll Call, CommonDreams.org, Z Magazine, Green Horizon, The Progressive Review, In These Times, and several local and community publications and small press. He joined the Green Party in 1996, and in 1998 ran for the Ward 1 seat on the Washington, DC City Council. Mr. McLarty grew up in Long Island, New York, and now lives in Washington, DC.

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Tuesday, December 17, 2013 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Big Government for Dummies: Food-stamp cuts, bloated military budgets, and state-cartel capitalism It's hardly surprise that the "People's Budget" press conference in DC on Dec. 10 had no influence on the budget deal, America's latest lurch into austerity and corporate plutocracy.

Thursday, November 21, 2013 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Obamacare and Other Republican Ideas Obamacare isn't a government takeover of health care, it's a financial-sector takeover of government. The current mood of frustration with the roll-out gives us a perfect opportunity to campaign for Single-Payer as the solution.

Friday, April 19, 2013 (4 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Tar Sands Pipeline and Independent Eco-Politics 350.org's Bill McKibben says we don't have time to challenge two-party rule and build a political alternative like the Green Party that takes the climate threat seriously. In reality, we don't have time not to.

Friday, September 21, 2012 (6 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Open the Debates: Demand inclusion of Jill Stein and Gary Johnson! Occupy the debates: Challenge the Commission on Presidential Debates (and the media) to allow more than just two presidential candidates to participate.

Friday, September 14, 2012 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Election-Year 'Free Market' Scam Bipartisan talk about the "The Market" too often masks a dangerous extremist ideology that says the chief purpose of government is to serve the demands of top corporations and help them consolidate power, at the expense of the rest of us.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 (10 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Occupy Movement Must Also Become a Voters' Rebellion Democratic presidents and party leaders keep adopting more and more Republican agenda while Republican politicians sink deeper into extremism. The crisis won't be solved by intoning "We must vote to reelect Obama because Republicans will be worse" or by denial that voting can have any effect on the future.

Wednesday, October 5, 2011 (5 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
After the Wall Street Protests: How to change America's political direction It's time for a voters' revolt and a permanent noncorporate alternative to the Titanic Parties.

Thursday, May 19, 2011 (14 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Stop calling them conservative: The search for new language to describe today's political reality It's time to adopt a new model to replace the Republic/conservative/right vs. Democrat/liberal/left paradigm.

Wednesday, April 6, 2011      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Global Green Imperative (Book Review) Review of 'The No-Nonsense Guide to Green Politics' by Derek Wall

Monday, December 20, 2010 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Memo to Progressives: Green or the Graveyard Why progressive, antiwar, and eco voters must lead a popular revolt against two-party rule

Friday, October 29, 2010 (6 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
A Voters' Revolt Against Two-Party Rule: Ending the Stranglehold of the Titanic Parties There is no hope for real change as long as politics in America is stuck in the two-party groove. The only real democracy is multi-party democracy. What can we do to ignite a voters' revolt, in 2010 and beyond?

Tuesday, August 31, 2010 (7 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Some Modest Questions for the Tea Party, and for Democrats Too After the "Restoring Honor" Tea Party rally on Aug. 28: Is the political debate in America permanently limited to capitulating Democrats versus ever-more-extremist Republicans?

Sunday, March 21, 2010 (5 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
There's Nothing Natural, Democratic, or American about Two-party Rule Why Third Parties are essential -- and how the two Titanic Parties conspire to keep them off the ballot line.

Thursday, February 18, 2010 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Democracy For Humans! Fighting corporate power in the wake of the Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling What all Americans should know about the Supreme Court's recent ruling on corporate money in politics, and what we can do about it.

Friday, May 15, 2009 (11 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Fire Departments and Health Care Single-Payer and the Obama Administration: Why America Needs a national health care system right now, and what's preventing us from getting one.

Saturday, January 17, 2009 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Free DC! The Obama Inauguration and a New Chance for Democracy in Our Nation's Capital What every American should know about the movement for DC statehood before the historic swearing-in ceremony in Washington, DC on January 20, 2009.

Thursday, December 18, 2008 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Six Big Green Solutions to the Economic Meltdown How to turn the economy around: a Green public works program, aid for state and muncipal governments, expansion of mass transit, single-payer health care, a peace dividend gained by ending the occupations of Iraq and Afghanistan, and an end to the wasteful war on drugs.

Monday, October 6, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Open the Debates! Why antiwar and anti-bailout voters should demand an invitation for Cynthia McKinney Faced with the limited range of political ideas offered by Obama and McCain, voters deserve to see Cynthia McKinney and other candidates included in the 2008 presidential debates.

Monday, November 26, 2007 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
America needs a drastic change of political landscape Unless the emergence of a progressive third party thwarts the political direction of the US, we face a dismal future under bipartisan pro-war, pro-corporate, antidemocratic rule.