Election Date Set as Icelandic Pirates Hold Primaries

Election Date Set as Icelandic Pirates Hold Primaries

After much anticipation, the Icelandic coalition partners have announced the date of the early election to be held this autumn as 29 October 2016. The Prime Minister, Sigurður Ingi Jóhannsson, who only assumed the office in April, met with opposition party leaders before making his announcement, who reportedly approved the date. Sigurður did offer the caveat that “Judging by how matters progressed in parliament this […]

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Tunisian Pirates Rule the Waves – An Interview with Slim Amamou

Tunisian Pirates Rule the Waves – An Interview with Slim Amamou

On 17 January 2011, Slim Amamou was appointed as the Secretary of State for Youth and Sports – essentially a deputy minister – in a caretaker Tunisian cabinet. The caretaker cabinet had been formed after Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, who had been the brutal dictator of Tunisia since a coup d’etat in 1987, had fled the country. This was the result of weeks of […]

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A Pirate in Local Government – An Interview with David Elston

A Pirate in Local Government – An Interview with David Elston

David Elston is a member of Pirate Party UK (PPUK), and served as their Deputy Leader from July 2015 to February 2016. He has been a member of Pirate Party UK for several years. In 2014 David officially founded the Welsh branch of the party, Pirate Party Wales. In the 2015 general election, he stood as Pirate Party UK’s candidate in Bridgend in south Wales, […]

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