Campaigning during COVID-19: First SCENE meeting of 2021!

Campaigning during COVID-19: First SCENE meeting of 2021!

Dear Pirates, Now that the holidays are officially over, it is time to get back to work! We are excited to announce the first PPI Standing Committee meeting of 2021, which will be the Standing Committee on External Networking Engagement, aka SCENE! This committee is all about campaigning, outreach and public relations in the Pirate movement. The topic for this meeting will be ‘Campaigning during […]

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This week’s schedule includes our board meeting and Pirate Beer right before this weekend’s General Assembly! Everything you need to know about PPI’s December Online General Assembly.

This week’s schedule includes our board meeting and Pirate Beer right before this weekend’s General Assembly!  Everything you need to know about PPI’s December Online General Assembly.

Starting off this week’s schedule is PPI’s board meeting Wednesday, December 2nd. You can find us at BigBlueButton starting at: 2:00pm CET / 1:00pm UTC / 8:00am EST An audio alternative for the board meeting is @PiratesOnAir‘s live stream piratesonair.net. PPI’s Online General Assembly will be held Saturday, December 5th and Sunday, December 6th. We will hold the GA on the PPI Mumble server: mumble.ppi.rocks, […]

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The @EuropeanPirates’ Council Meeting is this weekend! Sign up for their email list too if you haven’t yet.

The @EuropeanPirates’ Council Meeting is this weekend!  Sign up for their email list too if you haven’t yet.

All are invited to the @EuropeanPirates‘ Council Meeting this weekend November 28th and 29th! Follow their account for updates throughout the weekend. Their meeting will be streamed live to their YouTube channel. An alternative is @PiratesOnAir‘s audio stream found here. Both days this weekend begin at: 10:00am CET / 9:00am UTC / 4:00am EST More information such as links to their Mattermost and Wiki can […]

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Freedom To Share is looking for translators quickly!

Freedom To Share is looking for translators quickly!

Freedom To Share needs one million signatures! They will start collecting them on November 15th. @darccio from @partit_pirata shares this link where you can go to contribute. The Freedom To Share initiative needs one million signatures calling for protecting the right to share files for personal use and non-profits. They call for the adoption of a legislative act providing for a waiver of copyright, related […]

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Contact your EU representatives by TOMORROW’S November 12th deadline to save encryption! Austrian public radio just published a secret draft of a planned Council resolution seeking to undermine encryption.

Contact your EU representatives by TOMORROW’S November 12th deadline to save encryption!  Austrian public radio just published a secret draft of a planned Council resolution seeking to undermine encryption.

The @EuropeanPirates wants you to take action by TOMORROW’S November 12th deadline by emailing your EU representatives. They have provided template letters in several languages and the email addresses for you to contact by TOMORROW’S deadline. More information, the template letters and email addresses can be found here. Contact your representatives TODAY and by TOMORROW’S deadline to secure your private communications on messenger services such […]

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This weekend will be the @MassPirates Party Conference! You can still register if attending. Join them live at Pirate Beer this Saturday!

This weekend will be the @MassPirates Party Conference!  You can still register if attending.  Join them live at Pirate Beer this Saturday!

The Massachusetts Pirate Party has released the schedule for their 2020 Party Conference starting this weekend Saturday, November 14th and Sunday, November 15th. If planning on attending, please register in advance they encourage anyone to who’s interested in the Pirate Party. They will email registrants the streaming details, especially participant details for the video conferences. The conference will be streamed live to their YouTube channel. […]

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There will be a pre-GA technical test Friday, November 6th, starting at 8:00pm CET.

There will be a pre-GA technical test Friday, November 6th, starting at 8:00pm CET.

There will be a technical test on November 6th to see if BigBlueButton will work for a General Assembly. The BBB channel can be found here. The times are: 8:00pm CET / 7:00pm UTC / 2:00pm EST It’s important all members send at least 1 delegate to this test. Anyone is welcome to attend and encouraged to do so in order to better test BigBlueButton […]

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LIVE Presidential Election Night coverage brought to you by the United States and Massachusetts Pirate Parties on Tuesday, November 3rd!

LIVE Presidential Election Night coverage brought to you by the United States and Massachusetts Pirate Parties on Tuesday, November 3rd!

November 3rd Election Night start time begins at: 8:00pm EST / 1:00am UTC / 2:00am CET   UPDATE There’s a new streaming link for the election night coverage tonight brought by @USPirates and @MassPirates. When they had tested the stream link before, it had counted as having been recorded which got it to be automatically deleted. James tells me all links now including on the […]

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The Pirate Party Luxembourg @Piratepartei has started a fundraiser to help the refugees in Moria.

The Pirate Party Luxembourg @Piratepartei has started a fundraiser to help the refugees in Moria.

Two months ago fires destroyed Greece’s largest migrant camp on the island of Lesbos leaving nearly 13,000 without shelter. Gilles from @Piratepartei sent this to the PPEU Mattermost on October 26th: Hello everybody, FYI: PPLU has started an action together with the ONG Boderline Europe to help refugees in Moria (Greece). The collected funds will be used to buy warm clothes (essentially good shoes and […]

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Know your voter rights and be your own best advocate on ELECTION DAY Tuesday, November 3rd!

Know your voter rights and be your own best advocate on ELECTION DAY Tuesday, November 3rd!

I wrote this in August on the 55th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. In it included resources on how to register to vote, check your voter registration how people have “mysteriously” fallen off the rolls, fill out your census, and if voting by mail where to look for guidelines and deadlines for each state. People have to address the big voter intimidation […]

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