Archive by month: March 2019

We are electing our Pirate Council in April. Positions include Captain, First Officer, Quartermaster, PR/Media Director, Activism Director, Swarmwise Director, Web/Info Director, three Arbitrators and two representatives to the US Pirate Party. The election schedule is: Nominations due by Monday, April 8thBallots sent out by Friday, April 12thBallots due back for vote counting by Tuesday, April 23rd We will use the same voting mechanism we used in our previous election. Voters will be ema...
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The Lowell Pirate Meetup is today, Saturday, March 23rd, 2pm-4:45pm. It will be at the Pollard Memorial Library, 401 Merrimack St, Lowell. We will discuss our plans for 2019, work on our platform for the 2020 elections and teach people how to run for office and protect their privacy. It is on the #6 and #7 buses. Were planning the Worcester Pirate Meetup for Saturday, April 27th. The May meetup will be Saturday, May 18th. It will be at the Somerville Public Library from 10:30am to 1:45p...
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The Lowell Pirate Meetup will be Saturday, March 23rd, 2pm-4:45pm, Pollard Memorial Library, 401 Merrimack St, Lowell. We will discuss our plans for 2019, work on our platform for the 2020 elections and teach people how to run for office and protect their privacy. It is on the #6 and #7 buses. Were planning the Worcester Pirate Meetup for April. If you want to help with an upcoming meetup or organize one in your region, send us an email.

 

The Boston Pirate Meetup is this Sunday, March 10th.  We will discuss our plans for 2019, work on our platform for the 2020 elections and teach people how to run for office and protect their privacy.  It starts at 11:30am at Spontaneous Celebrations, 45 Danforth Street, Jamaica Plain (Boston). It is near the Stony Brook Orange Line MBTA stop and anyone can park on the street since it is Sunday. The Lowell Pirate Meetup will be Saturday, March 23rd, 2pm-4:45pm at the Pollard...
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Our newest Pirate News is up: In this Pirate News, Captain James, Quartermaster Joe and Activism Director Sam (Malt) talk about the latest news of interest to Pirates: Our upcoming meetups in Boston & Lowell Pirate Council Nomination Open Running for office in MA The good you can do as a Pirate town meeting member video Our how to run for office video Our running as an Independent video https://ballotpedia.org/Massachusetts_elections,_2020 https://bal...
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The next Mass. Mesh Net weekly tech meetup is tonight, 7-9pm. It will be at Industry Lab, 288 Norfolk St, Cambridge. You can find them at https://massmesh.org/ including instructions for how to setup a mesh router. They have four different off the shelf types you can purchase and setup at their wiki.

 

We mentioned recently that we gave nearly $90 million to Hollywood in 2016 and gave at least half a billion dollars to Hollywood over the last decade.  The legislature’s excuse is that films create jobs. In 2017, the average salary in Massachusetts was $62,110. It cost $102,888 in tax credits for each job created. Additionally, a film won’t get a tax credit unless it spends more than $50,000 in Massachusetts. Your small up and coming local film maker doesn’t benefit from the tax credits. We are ...
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Our newest Pirate News is up: Captain James, Quartermaster Joseph, Activism Director Sam (Malt) and Arlington Pirate Town Meeting member Steve talked about the latest news of interest to Pirates: Petition to Implement a Moratorium on Arrests of Boston Sex Workers; Kashmir Hill's article: I Cut the 'Big Five' Tech Giants From My Life. It Was Hell; Pirate MEP Julia Reda: Council ready to continue negotiations on the worst version of Article 13 yet; Monthly Pirate Meetups Comin...
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We are electing of our Pirate Council in April. Positions include Captain, First Officer, Quartermaster, PR/Media Director, Activism Director, Swarmwise Director, Web/Info Director, three Arbitrators and two representatives to the US Pirate Party. The election schedule is: Nominations due by Monday, April 8th Ballots sent out by Friday, April 12th Ballots due back for vote counting by Tuesday, April 23rd We will use the same voting mechanism we used in our previous election. Voters...
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We scheduled two upcoming monthly pirate meetups for March: Sunday, March 10th, 11:30am, 45 Danforth Street, Jamaica Plain (Boston). It is near the Stony Brook Orange Line MBTA stop Saturday, March 23rd, 2pm-4:45pm, Pollard Memorial Library, 401 Merrimack St, Lowell. It is on the #6 and #7 buses. The April meetup will be in Worcester. We will discuss our plans for 2019, work on our platform for the 2020 elections and teach people how to run for office and protect their privacy. ...
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