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We are advocating for a moratorium on the use of facial recognition technology in Massachusetts and the recent hearing at the state house demonstrated that there is a lot of support for it. However, efforts to adopt this technology by police often goes unnoticed or is hidden from public view.  Thankfully, MuckRock and Open the Government have setup a system to use FOIA requests to find out whether police are using facial recognition technology and how. Only four requests have been filed in M...
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Our annual party conference is this Saturday, September 21st at Encuentro 5 in Boston.  The conference will focus on planning, expanding our platform and organizing how-tos. Formal sessions will start at 10am and end around 5:30pm. We plan to video stream the conference. The schedule is: TimeSession9:00am-10:00amBreakfast, Meet & Greet10:00am-10:30amYear in Review / Where We Stand as a Party?10:30am-11:15amMassMesh: Building a People’s Internet11:15am-noonBuilding a Just Econo...
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Our annual party conference is this Saturday, September 21st at Encuentro 5 in Boston.  The conference will focus on planning, expanding our platform and organizing how-tos. Formal sessions will start at 10am and end around 5:30pm. We plan to video stream the conference. The schedule is: TimeSession9:00am-10:00amBreakfast, Meet & Greet10:00am-10:30amYear in Review / Where We Stand as a Party?10:30am-11:15amMassMesh: Building a People’s Internet11:15am-noonBuilding a J...
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Our annual party conference is this Saturday, September 21st at Encuentro 5 in Boston.  The conference will focus on planning, expanding our platform and organizing how-tos. Formal sessions will start at 10am and end around 5:30pm. We plan to video stream the conference. The schedule is: TimeSession9:00am-10:00amBreakfast, Meet & Greet10:00am-10:30amYear in Review / Where We Stand as a Party?10:30am-11:15amMassMesh: Building a People’s Internet11:15am-noonBuilding a Just Econo...
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The for-profit prison industry lies at the heart of all the problems plaguing our society. With a financial incentive to criminalize their populace, a government enacts harsher laws, instructs police to gather up "undesirables," and makes felons of the working class. As long as the rich can profit from your arrest, there will be no social progress, no increase in freedom, no reprieve from police brutality until we put an end to this. If you can, it is vitally important that you come to Boston o...
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If you’re upset about the forced internment of children, you’ll probably be upset to learn that the monsters who profit from these crimes are coming to Boston August 1-6. A coalition of community groups are arranging a series of actions to let these monsters know how we feel about them. If you’d like to take part, NoMoreCages has arranged a phone zap tomorrow to convince area hotels not to work with the American Correctional Association. Read more about them here. Register here&nbs...
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Trump expanded Obama's attack on whistleblowers. We must support defenders of free speech and government transparency. To fail to do so now will embolden those who would limit our First Amendment right to know what our government does in our name. Here are ways you can support Chelsea Manning, Reality Winner, Wikileaks and Julian Assange: How to Support Chelsea Manning Chelsea needs donations for her legal defense. You can donate at https://actionnetwork.org/fundraising/chelsea-mannin...
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Our next tech meeting is this Saturday, July 13th from 11am to 1pm. It will be in Arlington. Email us for the location and directions. If you are interested in helping, you can also join our mailing Democracy and Dogfood (Tech) committee email list at https://lists.mayfirst.org/mailman/listinfo/democracy_masspirates.org.

 

The Worcester Pirate Meetup will be Sunday, April 28th, 4:30-7:30pm. It will be at the Worcshop, rear entrance, 1168, 233 Stafford St, Worcester. The Somerville Pirate Meetup will be Saturday, May 18th, 10:30am-1:45pm. It will be at the Somerville Public Library, 79 Highland Ave. At both events 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. We will have to pay to rent the Worcshop, so if you...
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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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