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This Friday: Learn how to annoy legislators for freedom

The Massachusetts Legislature has thousands of bills to consider.  Quite a few are of interest to Pirates including whether to give millions of dollars in subsidies to video game companies, revising the cannabis legalization law passed by voters, or defining standards for police body cameras. Yet... Read more

Mass. lines Hollywood’s pockets with half a billion dollars

The latest Massachusetts Department of Revenue report on the impact of film tax credits is out. Hollywood took us for $64.5 million in 2014. This is money that went to Hollywood film studios and didn't go to our schools, roads and other vital services. From 2006 to 2014, Massachusetts has given $... Read more

Sunday Tell GE: Stop polluting our water!

The Massachusetts Pirate Party stands with the protesters who want to send a clear message to General Electric: stop polluting our water! For decades, General Electric (GE) polluted the Housatonic river with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), a known carcinogen. To this day, miles of the river are... Read more

This Monday: No Tax Dollars for GE!

On April 4th, the anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Gov. Baker and Mayor Walsh are welcoming military manufacturer General Electric to Boston and celebrating the $250+ million in tax breaks and free public services we are giving to GE so they will relocate the headquarters ... Read more

No Taxpayer Giveaways to Video Game Makers This Year!

H.2487 and H.2606, which would have extended the film tax credit to video game companies, is dead.  The Massachusetts Joint Committee on Revenue voted to send the bills to study and not consider them this session.  A big thank you to everyone who signed our petition and spoke in opposition to these ... Read more

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Speak at PirateCon, April 29th

Speak at PirateCon, April 29th

Pirate Organizers Wanted

Help organize a local Pirate chapter

IRC Meetings Tuesday Night

The Mass. Pirate Party weekly chat is every Tuesday 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 http://pirateirc.net/servers.

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