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Scott McLarty: What’ll Happen to Bernie’s Political Revolution After Hillary Wins the Nomination?

From Scott McLarty in CounterPunch, forwarded to me by the DC Statehood Green Party:

The question needs to be asked. What will Bernie Sanders’ supporters do when “We need a political revolution” inevitably turns into “We must vote for the lesser evil”?

It seems like bad manners to bring up the likelihood that Mr.… Read more ...

Al Jazeera: Can the Greens Influence the US Elections?

Posted on Green Party Watch:

Al Jazeera’s program “Inside Story” on Friday March 2 was on the subject of the Green Party in America, called “Can the Greens Influence the US Elections?”

After a short interview with Ralph Nader, the show goes to a panel discussion with Tim Dickinson from Rolling Stone magazine; Scott McLarty from the Green party; and Myron Ebell, the director of energy and global warming policy at the Competitive Enterprise Institute and a prominent climate change skeptic.… Read more ...

Green Party supports protesters opposing massive ‘Via Verde’ gas pipeline through Puerto Rico

A press release from the Green Party of the United States:

Puerto Rico’s colonial status must be replaced with self-determination and independence, say Greens

Green Party Speakers Bureau: Greens available to speak on ecological sustainability and global warming:http://www.gp.org/speakers/speakers-ecological.php

WASHINGTON, DC — The Green Party has joined Puerto Ricans protesting a proposal by Gov.… Read more ...

Scott McLarty: ‘Stop calling them conservative: The search for new language to describe today’s political reality’

Scott McLarty is the media coordinator for the national Green Party.  Read his full piece on OpEdNews.com:

The traditional spectrum of Republican-conservative on the right and Democrat-liberal at the left, with a gray area for moderates in the middle, belongs in the trash. The ‘centrist’ gap between the two parties is really an overlap where Republican and Democrat politicians are most enthusiastically loyal to corporate lobbies, with euphemisms like “Republican moderate,” “Democratic Leadership Council,” “blue dog,” and “triangulation” to describe them.
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Raw Story features Green criticism of two major parties

Featured prominently on the front page of the progressive news site Raw Story:

“This is a very opportune moment to tell people that whether you elect Democrats or Republicans, you’re basically getting a GOP agenda,” Scott McLarty, a national spokesman for the US Green Party, told Raw Story.

The Green Party, officially founded in 2001 with organizations across the country, has, like all modern third parties, been unable to muster up the clout to compete in major national races.

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The Green Party responds to Thomas Friedman in a letter to the editor

The following letter to the editor, responding to Thomas Friedman’s recent call for a “radical centrist” third party, was printed in the New York Times.

To the Editor:

In his call for a third party, Thomas L. Friedman writes about a “radical center” between Democrats and Republicans.

But instead of a gap I see an overlap, occupied by politicians who, in the name of moderateness and bipartisanship, are willing to keep our health care under the control of insurance companies, send taxpayer-funded bailouts to Wall Street, compromise with polluters on measures to curb global warming and cede constitutional war powers to the White House.

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Green Scott McLarty: Questions for the Tea Party and Democrats

By way of Ronald Hardy at Green Party Watch:

In a piece published at OpEd News, Green Party Media Director Scott McLarty asks some questions for the Tea Party Movement:

By Scott McLarty
OpEdNews.com, August 31, 2010

http://www.opednews.com/articles/Some-Modest-Questions-for-by-Scott-McLarty-100831-706.html

Having followed the news about the “Restoring Honor” Tea Party rally organized by Glenn Beck on Saturday, August 28, I have some questions for its leaders and participants.

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