On Saturday, in the shade of the American presidential elections that dominates the daily global news, some more important elections are going to be held. They will take place in the land of ice and snow, the most northern country of Europe, Iceland. This election is important because in Iceland we don’t have the usual “pretenders” to the power, but a pair that symbolizes the […]
Rick Falkvinge, the founder of the first Pirate Party, wrote a book called Swarmwise that is filled with advice on how to start a movement and succeed in growing it. His book was a way for him to give a clear road-map of his experiences to follow when growing a movement. When asked about the most common mistakes that Pirate Parties do Rick Falkvinge answered: “Overdoing rules, regulations, and […]
In his coming book “Swarmwise: The tactical manual to changing the world “, published serially on his website before its release in July (when it will become available to download from The Pirate Bay), Rick describes his experience of managing a swarm of people with the least possible bureaucracy and how they managed to attract, like bees, more than 225,000 voters to secure two Pirates in the European Parliament, Amelia Andersdotter and Christian Engstrom.