#PIRATEPARTYUSA

The birth of a new Blue-Green-Black hybrid party.

Art Department

The RNC was dominated by flat speeches and ghost furniture, and Ann Coulter can't seem to tweet about anything #DNC2012-related other than Bill Clinton's dating history – as we head towards the November election, it becomes clearer and clearer that the system is farcical, and that it's failing us.

Adbusters' publisher and editor-in-chief, Kalle Lasn, recently spoke to Angelo Aquaro of la Repubblica about Romney, Obama, and the promise of a new, third party option:

The truth is the two-party system doesn't work. It is the first time in American history that people seem to be becoming aware of this. I call them the Coca Cola-Pepsi Elections: everything you drink has the same flavor.

I'm imagining a real third party. In Europe they formed the Pirate Party and it's going strong. But I'm thinking of something different. I'm thinking of a Blue, Green, Black Party. Blue for transparency and the Internet, Green because it would take care of the environment, and Black because of the anger towards the corporations.

Read the rest of the interview at la Repubblica.