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Scott McLarty is former media director for the Green Party of the United States. He has had articles, guest columns, and book reviews published in Roll Call, The Hill, Common Dreams, OpEdNews, Medium, Z Magazine, CounterPunch, Green Horizon, The Progressive Review, In These Times, and several local and community publications. He joined the Green Party in 1996 and in 1998 ran for the Ward 1 seat on the City Council of the District of Columbia. Mr. McLarty grew up on Long Island and now lives in Washington, DC.
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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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Flags, From InText
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, March 4, 2019
Forget Red vs. Blue: The Paradigm for the 21st Century is Orange, Purple, and Green Red versus Blue (Republican conservative right-wing versus Democrat liberal left-wing) seemed to work for the last century, but it's not working for the mess we're in now. With a Field Guide for spotting Orange, Purple, and Green on the political landscape.
Vote Green, From ImagesAttr
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, May 19, 2016
About That Post-Bernie Movement The post-nomination Sanders movement will face its first test -- or opportunity -- in September. Will it demand a place for the Green Party nominee in the fall presidential debates? Or will it look the other way while ideas they claim to support are silenced? The legacy of the Sanders campaign should be that its defeat killed illusions that we can ever expect a political revolution to come out of the Democratic Party.
the corporate parties, From FlickrPhotos
(63 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Political Revolution and the Third-Party Imperative The Sanders campaign has raised hopes, but no real change is possible as long as the political landscape is limited to the two parties of war and Wall Street.
From ImagesAttr
(14 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, June 16, 2015
After Bernie What will Bernie Sanders' supporters do when "We need a political revolution" inevitably turns into "We must vote for the lesser evil"?
Green New Deal, From ImagesAttr
(14 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, April 13, 2015
Hillary Won't Save Us, Neither Will Bernie or Liz Despite their obvious differences, the Democratic and Republican parties are both on the wrong side of this century's major crises. 21st-century time bombs like global warming require a drastic change in the U.S. political landscape.
Thomas Nast, From ImagesAttr
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, December 17, 2013
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.
Thomas Nast, From ImagesAttr
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, November 21, 2013
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.
Choosing the lesser of two evils, From ImagesAttr
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, April 19, 2013
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.
Demand real debates, From ImagesAttr
(6 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, September 21, 2012
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.
Thomas Nast, From ImagesAttr
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, September 14, 2012
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.
Green Party of New York City, From ImagesAttr
(10 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, December 21, 2011
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.
Green Party button, From ImagesAttr
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, October 5, 2011
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.
(14 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, May 19, 2011
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.
Green Party button, From ImagesAttr
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, April 6, 2011
The Global Green Imperative (Book Review) Review of 'The No-Nonsense Guide to Green Politics' by Derek Wall
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, December 20, 2010
Memo to Progressives: Green or the Graveyard Why progressive, antiwar, and eco voters must lead a popular revolt against two-party rule
(6 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, October 29, 2010
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?
(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, August 31, 2010
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?
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, March 21, 2010
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.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, February 18, 2010
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.
(11 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, May 15, 2009
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.

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