Scott Baker
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  • New York, NY
  • United States

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Economics, politics, grass-roots activism, journalism, writing, biking
Scott Baker is a Managing Editor & The Economics Editor at Opednews, and a blogger for Huffington Post, Daily Kos, and Global Economic Intersection.

His anthology of updated Opednews articles "America is Not Broke" was published by Tayen Lane Publishing (March, 2015) and may be found here:

Scott was President of Common Ground-NYC (April 2010-February 2016 (, a Geoist/Georgist activist group. He has written dozens of articles for Common Ground's national publication, GroundSwell, and has advocated for the Georgist Land Value Tax to public and political audiences.
He is also New York State Coordinator for the Public Banking Institute, which seeks to promote Public Banking. The PBI is chaired by another OEN blogger, Ellen Brown. Scott has appeared on TV/Radio and in in-person Presentations to explain the principles of Georgism, Greenbacking, and State Banking. These may also be found on his personal blog:

Scott has a dozen progressive petitions on which may be found here:

Scott was an I.T. Manager for a major New York university for over two decades where he earned a Certificate for Frontline Leadership.

He had a video game published in Compute! Magazine:

Scott is a graduate and adjunct faculty of the Henry George School of Social Science in New York City.

Scott is a modern-day Renaissance Man with interests in economics, science and all future-forward topics.
He has been called an "adept syncretist" by Kirkus Discoveries for his novel, NeitherWorld - a two-volume opus blending Native American myth, archaeological detail, government conspiracy, with a sci-fi flair

Scott grew up in New York City and Pennsylvania. He graduated with honors and a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Pennsylvania State University and was a member of the Psychology honor society PSI CHI.

Today he is an avid bicyclist and ride co-leader in a prominent bike advocacy organization.
Volunteer Organizations, Associations & Groups
Public Banking Institute, Common Ground-USA (A Georgist organization), East Coast Greenway (A biking advocacy organization where I am a volunteer ride leader)
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I'll say it flat out: I am interested in seeking the endorsement of the Citizen's Party for the presidency of the United States.
I believe in your party's platform, though the devil is in the details, of course.
But, more than that, I have a plan to get there based on tried and proven policies ranging from Lincoln to Henry George to Ellen Brown as inspirations. See my book, "America is Not Broke!"
P.S. There is not much time to register with the FEC.

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Should I run?

Posted on February 24, 2016 at 5:34pm 0 Comments


I have been a political activist for over 6 years, since being laid off when my I.T. department was phased out at a major university in 2006 (I was the MIS). Before that and during I took 2 dozen economics courses, wrote over 200 articles, which led to my being the Economics Editor at, a leading progressive news blog with 250k-800k unique visitors a month. I also blog for the Huffington Post, Global Economic Intersection and Daily Kos.

From April 2010 until…

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