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November 12th – Running for Local Office Workshop

With the November election in the final stretch, it's time to get down to some really serious business -- running for local office! As part of the Massachusetts Pirate Party's "run local" initiative, on Saturday November 12th we're organizing a series of workshops on how to run in a local electio... Read more

Aaron James on the Young Jurks

Aaron James, our candidate for State Representative in the 27th Middlesex, was a guest on “The Young Jurks” live stream last Saturday. Alex Mendez, an independent candidate running for State Senate in the Norfolk-Plymouth District, also appeared. You can listen to the recording or download the mp... Read more

Anti-TPP Protest Today

Fellow Pirate and Fight for the Future organizer, Joe Thornton, is organizing an anti-TPP protest in Lynn, this Tuesday (10/25), at an event that US Rep. Moulton is throwing. They will be outside protesting, holding signs, and handing out flyers. Moulton has yet to take a stance on the TPP. With ... Read more

Somerville Cryptoparty is Wednesday at The Sprouts

The monthly Somerville Cryptoparty is this 6-9pm this Wednesday (always the last Wednesday of the month). It has moved to The Sprouts at 339R Summer St, Somerville.  The Sprouts is where we had our first cryptoparty four years ago. A big thanks to Halley for getting the Somerville Cryptoparties o... Read more

Aaron James will be on the Young Jurks tonight

Aaron James, our candidate for State Representative in the 27th Middlesex, will be once again be a guest on “The Young Jurks” live stream, tonight (Saturday). The October 22nd podcast will be a chance for MA voters to hear Aaron discuss his campaign’s signature issues with local advocates. Alex Mend... Read more

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