Archive by month: March 2020

N-O-D-E has a quick video up about some of the COVID-19 3D printed devices and tools they have come across: I updated our Resources to fight COVID-19 page, specifically the Printed Medical Supply Initiatives and Make personal protective gear sections, with links to the items they found.

 

We updated our COVID-19 resource page with: COVID-19: How to be Safe and Resilient: a series of brief audio talks on protecting yourself, family and neighbors from COVID-19. It was produced by Northeastern University's Global Resilience Institute;if you are facing eviction, download and follow these instructions from the Massachusetts Alliance Against Predatory Lending (MAAPL) for how to submit such an emergency stay of eviction filing. (DOC and PDF). You can also share our post on it;Contac...
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From our friends at the Massachusetts Alliance Against Predatory Lending (MAAPL). tl;dr: If you are facing eviction, download and follow these instructions for how to submit such an emergency stay of eviction filing. (DOC and PDF);Spread the word by sharing this post or MAAPL's post;Contact your legislators and ask them to support HD.4935 to halt foreclosures and evictions during the COVID-19 Emergency. Mass. Jobs with Justice has a how-to page on calling your legislators to support this bil...
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Quartermaster Joe and Captain James talk about the Covid-19 pandemic and the resources we have found that people can use to fight the pandemic. Check out our resources page.

 

We updated our page with resources to fight COVID-19. If you have any suggestions for additions, please add them in the page comments. Stay safe!

 

First, the good news: Chelsea Manning is out of jail and, due to many supporters, her fines are paid off.  The outpouring of support to help her get on her feet is wonderful.The judge in the Katy Perry song copyright infringement case threw out the jury decision because "the similarities between the song were simply basic and fundamental building blocks of music."JSTOR just opened a mass of their articles and books to the public Next, the bad news: COVID-19, aka Coronavirus, ...
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After our tech meeting this Sunday, March 8th, we will record a video congratulating the Pirate Party of the Netherlands for their upcoming 10 year anniversary. We will meet at Mr Crêpe, 51 Davis Sq, Somerville. The tech meeting starts at 2pm and we will record the video after it ends at 4pm.

 

Calling all Boston-area Pirates! We set April as the month for a Boston-area pirate meetup and want your help to choose the date. At the moment, our plan is to meet at Encuentro 5 at 9 Hamilton Pl, Ste A, Boston, MA 02109. Unfortunately, Encuentro 5 is not wheelchair accessible. If you know of a site that is wheelchair accessible and may be available, email us your suggestion and we will check it out. As we get closer to the date, we will review the state of the Coronavirus epidemic and w...
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Our next tech meeting is Sunday, March 8th, 2-4pm. We want your help rolling out pages and apps to help Pirates communicate and organize. The meeting will be at Mr Crêpe, 51 Davis Sq, Somerville. After our tech meeting at 4pm, we will record a video congratulating the Netherlands Pirate Pirate for their upcoming 10 Year anniversary. Sign up to our mailing list for the tech committee at https://lists.mayfirst.org/mailman/listinfo/democracy_masspirates.org to get involved.

 

The Digital Right to Repair bills (S.107 & H.218) made it out of committee and will go before the Massachusetts Senate next. Now is the time to call your state senators and representatives to urge them to support it. We know that Apple, John Deere and other hardware manufacturers will pull out the stops to make sure they prevent us from having a digital right to repair. They stand to lose billions of dollars if you can get your phone repaired at an independent shop, rather than pay the...
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