INVITATION: SUMMER GA 2021!

INVITATION: SUMMER GA 2021!

Dear Pirates, As we move further into 2021 we believe it is time for our mid-year General Assembly. We would like the opportunity to meet with our members and check in with one another about what we have been up to since the end of last year. We are excited to invite you to our early-Summer General Assembly, which will take place on Saturday, July […]

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Elections in Israel with HaPiratim!

Elections in Israel with HaPiratim!

HaPiratim! The Pirate Party of Israel is running again in elections!   For the 4th time in just over 2 years there are early elections in Israel, making this the 6th time since 2012 that the Pirates will participate in national elections.   Dr. Ohad Shem Tov (picture above, right) is leading the list this time, followed by the retired Israeli TV producer and longtime […]

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The PPCZ STAN Coalition

The PPCZ STAN Coalition

The Czech Pirates approved the coalition agreement with the STAN movement. They are going to the 2021 parliamentary elections together! Prague, January 12 2021 – The Czech Pirates just approved a coalition agreement with the “Mayors and Independents” movement (STAN) in a final vote. They confirmed that they are going together to the upcoming parliamentary elections. Almost 79% of party members supported the proposal. The […]

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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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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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Register your delegates early for this year’s Online General Assembly. And a pre-GA tech test will be held November 6th.

Register your delegates early for this year’s Online General Assembly.  And a pre-GA tech test will be held November 6th.

Please register your delegates early by emailing the PPI board at board@pp-international.net. Submit motions, statute amendments and nominations for PPI positions on our Discourse forum. There will be a technical test on November 6th to see if BigBlueButton will work for a General Assembly. It’s important that all of our members send at least one delegate to this test. We would like to invite you […]

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