Archive by month: October 2011

Captain James O'Keefe, a two time candidate for Massachusetts Treasurer, will give a class on how to run for office this Sunday, October 30th at 1pm. It will be at Occupy Boston on Dewey Sq. next to South Station. We hope you can make it. He will give this class throughout the commonwealth over the upcoming months. The next class will hopefully be in Lowell. If you can help us find a location for this class in your area and/or put up publicity, please email or call/txt us at (617) 863-6277 (M...
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Chris Walsh will present the following statement to the Massachusetts General Court's Joint Committee on Election Laws hearing today: The Massachusetts Pirate Party supports the Massachusetts Disclosure Act (S.304), the Massachusetts Corporate Accountability Act (S.305) and the Massachusetts Fair Elections Act (S.308). For democracy to function, it is critical for elected officials to have the confidence of those they represent. That trust is undermined when the flow of money into politics...
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"Web 2.0 Summit Attempts by the content industry to pass legislation like the Protect IP Act are the greatest threat to technology innovation, a senior US Senator told delegates at the Web 2.0 summit in San Francisco." The previous quotes were taken from The Register: A UK based technology news site. A direct link to the full article can be found here: RIAA-led mob threatens innovation, Senator warns

 

The Florida Pirate Party is running a candidate for the House of Representatives! I'm a little late with this, but I just found this out, apparently it was announced over the summer! His name is Ryan Moffitt, and he's running to represent District 86 in Florida. He doesn't have his own website yet, but here's a link to his candidacy announcement from the official Florida Pirate Party website: http://fl.pirate.is/?p=58  The Florida Pirate Party homepage can be found here: http://fl.pirate.is/  Al...
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UPDATE: We have a downloadable flier available. Please share widely. Gregory Engels, the International Coordinator of the German Pirate Party, will speak at Tufts University on Friday, October 7th from 5 to 7pm. He will share his experiences in the Pirate movement, what he has learned about conducting Pirate policy at a municipal level and what the Pirate Party's entry into the Berlin state parliament means for German and world politics. We hope you can make it. This event is sponsored by...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PIRATE PARTY TO SUPPORT OCCUPY BOSTON Protesters have been Occupying Wall Street for three weeks. Thousands are protesting and hundreds are camping out at Liberty Plaza in New York city. Police there have already arrested hundreds for the constitutionally protected act of peacefully assembling. The Occupy Wall Street movement has spread to Boston and dozens of other cities. Protesters are speaking out against corporate influence in our political process, polit...
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