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Pirate Council Election Results

We have completed the vote counting and the following people have been elected: Captain - James O'Keefe First Officer - Noelani Kamelamela Quartermaster - Joseph Onoroski Activism Director - Malt Schlitzmann Board of Arbitrators Steve Revilak Moses Sukin Malt Schlitzmann US Pirate Par... Read more

Pirate Council Nominations Extended to May 23rd

Thanks to everyone who attended PirateCon, especially the volunteers who made it happen.  We were able to get video streaming working and appreciate everyone who watched the live stream.  We recorded all of the conference panels and will post when we have put them up. It looks like Pirates are start... Read more

Campaign Workshop this Tuesday, April 25th, 5-8pm, Holyoke

Tired of having few choices on the ballot? Run for office! The Massachusetts Pirate Party will hold a campaign workshop this Tuesday, April 25th, 5-8pm.  It will be at the Holyoke Public Library Community Room, 250 Chestnut St, Holyoke. Advance registration is not required, but you can registe... Read more

Western Mass. Campaign Training, April 25th

We will have a Campaign Workshop on Tuesday, April 25th, 5-8pm.  It will be at the Holyoke Public Library Community Room, 250 Chestnut St, Holyoke. Please register if you plan to attend and tell others about it. We look forward to helping you learn how to win on election day. Read more

House allows ISPs to spy on you, protect yourself

Yesterday, in a mostly partisan vote of 215 to 205, the US House of Representatives voted to roll back our online privacy protections from ISPs. This vote followed the recent Senate vote of 50 to 48 for S.J.Res. 34. The entire Massachusetts delegation voted against it, but both votes were close. ... Read more

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