The Power of Ideas – To Replace the Idea of Power [Pirate Visions]

The Power of Ideas – To Replace the Idea of Power [Pirate Visions]

Pirates have to work in the political environment to order to change it and we must be mindful to exercise that change with ourselves . Matthijs Pontier is a scientist and a PPNL candidate for the European Parliament. These articles are part of the weekly series ‘Pirate Visions’ from different prominent international pirates. We asked them to write as individuals and not in their official capacities […]

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PPNL Increases After Regional Election in North-Holland

PPNL Increases After Regional Election in North-Holland

The Piratenpartij Noord-Holland participated in the Provincial State elections in North-Holland held on 28 March 2015. The Provincial State is almost an invisible administrative level in the Netherlands. Not many people know what these elections are about. Luckily, regional media published a handy guide about the seven tasks of the Provincial State: Sustainable spatial development  Environment Rural areas Regional transport Regional economy Cultural infrastructure Ensuring […]

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The First Elected Pirate in the History of Dutch Politics

The First Elected Pirate in the History of Dutch Politics

The Piratenpartij Netherlands (PPNL) has achieved an historic result with the Amsterdam elections of 2014. With the seat for Jelle de Graaf in the board committee of Amsterdam West, PPNL has the first elected pirate in the history of Dutch politics. Assuming that irregularities in Amsterdam will not lead to changes in the numbers of seats, they almost won another two seats during the elections. The Piratenpartij Netherlands came 182 […]

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Le premier Pirate élu dans l’histoire de la politique des Pays-Bas

Le premier Pirate élu dans l’histoire de la politique des Pays-Bas

Le Piratenpartij des Pays-Bas a réalisé un résultat historique avec les élections de 2014 à Amsterdam. Avec le siège de Jelle de Graaf au conseil municipal d’Amsterdam Ouest, PPNL a obtenu le premier pirate élu dans l’histoire de la politique néerlandaise. En supposant que les irrégularités à Amsterdam ne changent pas le nombre de sièges, le PPNL a presque obtenu deux autres sièges à ces […]

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