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If you want to vote by mail for this year's election, you must submit your application by tomorrow, Wednesday, October 28th. You can also check the status of your mail ballot. The ballot will have two initiatives: Right to Repair and Ranked Choice Voting. We support both initiatives and urge you to support them as well. Also, early voting ends Friday, October 30th. Find your municipalities early voting locations and hours. The election is Tuesday, November 3rd.

 

Pirates Malt, Steve, James and Joe discuss the latest updates on the Massachusetts Pirate Party and news of interest to pirates including: New Hampshire sues Massachusetts over income taxes for New Hampshire residents who work in Massachusetts;Feds finally sue Google on anti-trust grounds;Why you should vote for Question 1: Right to Repair in the November 3rd election; Our on-line party conference will be November 14-15th. If you want to vote by mail for this year's election, you mus...
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We started live streaming our Pirate News recording on Sundays at 7:30pm Eastern. You can catch it at: Past recordings are at https://www.youtube.com/user/masspirates/videos.

 

Today is the last day to register to vote in the November 3rd election. You can register on-line. When you register, you can choose choose Pirate as your political designation. Early voting has started and will end on Friday, October 30th. Find your municipalities early voting locations and hours. If you want to vote by mail, you must submit your application by Wednesday, October 28th. On November 3rd, voters in Massachusetts will choose whether two ballot initiatives pass. We support bot...
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Our annual party conference will be Saturday, November 14th and Sunday, November 15th. It will be virtual. The conference will focus on planning, expanding our platform and organizing how-tos. We have time for lightning talks and a number of discussions and panels. Registration is free and we encourage anyone who is interested in the Pirate Party to attend. Register here. The conference will be a mix of video conferences, streamed discussions and pre-recorded presentations. We will email ...
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Pirates Steve, Christine, James, Malt and Joe discuss the latest updates on the Massachusetts Pirate Party and news of interest to pirates. Resources if you get an eviction notice: Your landlord or bank cannot evict you. Only a judge can. Check if your city or town has its own COVID-19 eviction moratorium Check your local mutual aid group City Life/Vida UrbanaGreater Boston Legal ServicesCDC temporary halt in evictions to prevent further spread of COVID-19 Form Why we support Questions...
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Yesterday, we met on the Worcester Common to map surveillance cameras around Worcester City Hall. We mapped 98 cameras! We found cameras around city hall, the federal court house, various private buildings and at seven traffic intersections. We are planning future outings. Contact us at info@masspirates.org if you want to hold a similar event where you live. For those who would prefer to work on their own, we setup some tutorials at https://masspirates.org/wiki/Mapping_Surveillance. As ...
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At our first surveillance camera mapping outing we mapped over 100 cameras and were mentioned in the Dig Boston weekly. Today, starting at 11am, we'll be in Worcester to continue our mapping efforts. If you want to join us, we will meet on Worcester Common behind Worcester city hall at 455 Main St. We will be outdoors and encourage everyone to a wear mask and socially distance. You can also sign up to and share your experience at our Facebook event. For those who would prefer to w...
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The pandemic and economic damage is going to be with us through this year and into 2021 if not longer. On October 17th, Governor Baker's executive order on evictions ends. Evicting 60,000 or more people in the middle of the current crisis is wrong and will cause untold human suffering. We are already seeing a glut in rental housing and mass evictions will not just add to that glut. We support An Act to Guarantee Housing Stability during the COVID-19 (H.5018/S2918) and urge you to call your ...
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Malt, James, Steve and Joe give the latest updates on the Massachusetts Pirate Party and discuss news of interest to pirates. Police using mass. keyword searches; Track Me Not browser plug in generate extra random searches for you;Eviction/Foreclosure Moratorium Bill before the legislature;10/17 Worcester Surveillance Mapping Outing.

 
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Yes on Questions 1 & 2!

Yes on Questions 1 & 2!`

Party Conference, 11/14-15

Party Conference, 11/14-15

Stop the EARN IT Act!

Stop the EARN IT Act!

Got an old computer? Donate it!

Got an old computer? Donate it!

Help Build the Pirate Party

Help organize a local Pirate chapter

IRC Meetings Wednesday Night

The Mass. Pirate Party weekly chat is every Wednesday at 9pm, Eastern time. To get on:

  1. Go to https://webchat.pirateirc.net/
  2. Fill out the web form with the Nickname of your choice and enter #masspirates in the Channel box next to it, then click the Connect button
  3. Start typing and reading

You can also connect via your IRC client at one of the servers listed at PirateIRC.net.

Sign the Moratorium on Boston Sex Worker Arrests Petition

Sign the Moratorium on Boston Sex Worker Arrests Petition

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