Last weekend local elections took place in Croatia and the Pirate Party had its first success.
A regular review of some things that happened in the previous week and a preview of some events coming in the week ahead. We are also trying out a new feature – a list of videos and podcasts that were published in the last week that are relevant to the World Pirate movement and are in English.
In April we had 35 things flattred by 15 unique users. In total we were flattred 76 times last month and received Euro 14.93 in support for our work.
During the month of March the Pirate movement grew by 7,011 followers on Facebook and 4,725 followers on Twitter. This brings the total amount of people following a Pirate Party on Facebook or Twitter to 712,480 people.
On the evening of Friday 17 May 2013 Marina Weisband introduced and read sections of her book “Wir Nennen es Politik” (We Call it Politics) with the subtitle “Ideas for a Contemporary Democracy” to an audience in an auditorium in Bremen, Germany.
It’s hard work being a Pirate in Croatia. Only a month after the campaign for the EU elections, the campaign is on again in this former Yugoslav republic. This time it are the local and regional elections. The Pirate Party of Croatia (Piratska Stranka) will compete in 6 cities or towns.
On 10 – 11 May 2013, the first Democratic Organizations Congress took place in Salamanca, hosted and coordinated by USAL students who are members of the oldest University in Spain.
A regular review of some things that happened in the previous week and a preview of some events coming in the week ahead. We are also trying out a new feature – a list of videos and podcasts that were published in the last week that are relevant to the World Pirate movement and are in English. See below.
On the final day of the General assembly the Germany Pirates have taken an important step towards the election of more Pirate MEPs in the upcoming 2014 European Elections and continuing cooperation between national parties by ratifying the “Paris Declaration”. This declaration outlines the purpose of the PPEU (Pirate Parties of Europe). This was done with no formal objections.
The teacher and chairman of the Board of PPGR, Thanasis Gounaris, had an excellent idea last November about creating the ballot list called “Pirates in Education” . This ballot list, which is supported by PPGR, is for the teachers’ national elections of representatives in their service board. His idea was warmly embraced by his colleagues nationwide and the results were an unexpected result of 2,05%.