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Counting the days to Chelsea Manning’s freedom

I learned recently from Susan McLucas, a long-time local activist for Chelsea Manning, that president Obama commuted Chelsea's sentence. She will be released from prison on May 17th. I think I speak for most, if not all, Pirates that we are very happy and relieved that Chelsea will be free in four m... 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

Putting Paris in Perspective

On Friday November 13th a group of armed fellows shot up, and attempted to blow up parts of Paris. In the process, they killed approximately 130 people. That's tragic. I'm sad that it happened, and I feel really bad for the people affected. But then again, I'm from the United States -- where mass... Read more

If you want peace, prepare for peace

Statement from the French Pirate Party on the attacks in Paris on Friday the 13th: Si vis pacem, para pacem. Based on the English translation with slight grammar changes for American English. Image found via the Pirate Party Dortmund. If you want peace, prepare for peace November the 13th, cow... Read more

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