Archive by month: September 2011

We have distributed over over 700 of Nina Paley's free Intellectual Pooperty mini-books at various festivals and events so far.  They are at the following book and comic stores: Cambridge Porter Square Books - 25 White St. Somerville Hub Comics - 19 Bow St., Union Square Comicazi - 407 Highland Ave., Davis Square Waltham Outer Limits - 463 Moody St More Than Words - 376 Moody St. Back Pages Books - 289 Moody St. AniMadness - 284 Moody St. Watertown The Com...
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The Pirate Party is an international movement.  Yesterday, the Berlin Pirate Party upset the German political establishment by being the first Pirate Party to enter a state legislature.  So with their 8.9% vote, since Germany uses a form of proportional representation, 15 pirates will soon have new jobs and we have reason to wish them a hearty Arrrrr! Talk Like a Pirate Day is Today! Monday, Sept. 19th is International Talk Like a Pirate Day and we plan to celebrate it by telling people about ...
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We will be tabling this Saturday, Sept. 17th at Freedom Rally on Boston Common. We will be there from noon on. The weather should be sunny and past Freedom Rallies have had tens of thousands of attendees. This will be a great event at which to tell people about the Pirate Party. We need your help, even for only a half an hour. Please sign up at Facebook, Tweetvite or just email or call/txt us at (617) 863-6277 (MAPP). Thanks! Talk Like a Pirate Day this Monday! Monday, Sept. 19th is ...
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On this tenth anniversary, we pause to remember those who died in the horrific attacks of September 11th, 2001, the valor of those who tried to save them and the families left without loved ones.  We pause also to remember those who have died in the wars and attacks since then, the civil liberties and privacy we have lost, the increases in government security that continue to this day, and those who attempt to bring to light what our government has done and said in our name.

 

Want to run for office in 2012?  Offices range from town offices such as select board, school committee and town meeting member to state representative and senator and up to US House of Representative.  We need you! We will run a series of candidate and organizer classes starting in October. They will cover the basics of running a campaign for state and local office and can be applied to non-electoral campaign as well. Even non-Pirates are invited.  We have posted our draft talk (pdf) [UPDATE...
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We had a productive in-person meeting on the 21st.  So that more members & supporters make it to our October meeting, we have setup a poll for people to suggest the times that they are available. Help us distribute free Intellectual Pooperty mini-books We are distributing about 800 of Nina Paley's free Intellectual Pooperty mini-books and we need your help to get them out.  We are concentrating on getting them into book and comic book stores and have setup a spreadsheet of the lo...
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Last week, Judge Nicholas Garaufis of the Eastern District of New York Federal Court ruled that the government needs a warrant and to show probable cause in order to get mobile phone location info.  Other court rulings have a ruled that a warrant was not required, so this ruling was a most pleasant surprise. Then last Monday, August 26th, the US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in Boston ruled that Boston Police officers violated Simon Glik's First and Fourth Amendment rights when they ...
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