Important 3rd Congress for the Pirate Party of Greece

Important 3rd Congress for the Pirate Party of Greece

In a country where crisis has transformed the political scene to a swampland, the Pirate Party of Greece stands calmly and watches the landscape, seeking for new opportunities and incentives for action. In the almost three years since its founding, PP-GR  has achieved a lot, always fighting for the core principles of the Pirate movement. It recently took the initiative to form an electoral coalition […]

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Πειρατές στην Δημοκρατία της Τσεχίας μπαίνουν σε πολλά τοπικά κοινοβούλια

Πειρατές στην Δημοκρατία της Τσεχίας μπαίνουν σε πολλά τοπικά κοινοβούλια

Καθώς τα αποτελέσματα από τις τοπικές εκλογές στην Δημοκρατία της Τσεχίας συνεχίζουν να βγαίνουν, γίνεται αμέσως σαφές ότι το Κόμμα Πειρατών Τσεχίας (Česká pirátská strana) είχε εξαιρετικές επιτυχίες σε αυτές τις εκλογές, υποψήφιοι του εκλέγονται σε πολλά τοπικά κοινοβούλια και σε μεγάλους αριθμούς, με σχεδόν απόλυτα σίγουρη και μιας πλειοψηφίας. Σε πολλές πόλεις, και στην Πράγα, γίνεται ακόμα καταμέτρηση των ψήφων και ακόμα πιο θετικά […]

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PPGR Uses Political “Trojan Horse” in Elections

PPGR Uses Political “Trojan Horse” in Elections

In order to exceed the obstacle of the electoral limit of 3% to enter the Parliament, the Greek Pirates took a bold and risky initiative. Their strategic plan was to jointly create a modern political “Trojan Horse” together with other parties and movements. The “Trojan Horse” is in the form of a “big but disposable coalition”, in which all members preserve their ideological and political identities. The aim […]

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Το ΠΕΙΡ ξεκίνησε την δημιουργία ενός πολιτικού “δούρειου ίππου” για τις εκλογές

Το ΠΕΙΡ ξεκίνησε την δημιουργία ενός πολιτικού “δούρειου ίππου” για τις εκλογές

Για να υπερβούν το εμπόδιο του εκλογικού ορίου του 3% και για να μπουν στο κοινοβούλιο, το Κόμμα Πειρατών Ελλάδας  ξεκίνησε μια τολμηρή και ριψοκίνδυνη πρωτοβουλία. Το στρατηγικό τους σχέδιο είναι να δημιουργήσουν από κοινού έναν σύγχρονο πολιτικό “δούρειο ίππο”, μαζί με  άλλα κόμματα και κινήματα της ελληνικής πολιτικής σκηνής. Αυτός ο “δούρειος ίππος” θα είναι υπό τη μορφή μιας “μεγάλης συμμαχίας – μιας φοράς […]

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PIRATE PROTEST OUTSIDE THE SWEDISH EMBASSY IN ATHENS AGAINST SUNDE’S ARREST

PIRATE PROTEST OUTSIDE THE SWEDISH EMBASSY IN ATHENS AGAINST  SUNDE’S ARREST

On  26 June 2014 members and friends of the Pirate Party of Greece organized a protest against Peter Sunde’s arrest, outside the Embassy of Sweden in Athens. Thanasis Gounaris, vice-chairman of the Board of PP-GR, spoke to Pirate Times about the activity: “Thousands, even millions of Greek citizens have visited the Pirate Bay and downloaded millions of files, music, movies, software. The Pirate Bay influenced […]

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A POST-ELECTION DISCUSSION ABOUT THE “PLUS” AND “MINUS” OF A COALITION

A POST-ELECTION DISCUSSION ABOUT THE “PLUS” AND “MINUS” OF A COALITION

Was it worth it? That’s the question we asked Spyros Chrysanthopoulos, member of the Board of PP-GR, about the coalition with Ecologists Greens for the European elections. Well actually, as everything in life, a coalition has positive and negative points which we discussed for the following post-election article. Spyros, being himself a candidate MEP, was very much involved in the election campaign and was one […]

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Pirates Spreading Like Virus Inside Greek Political System

Pirates Spreading Like Virus Inside Greek Political System

Greek Pirates are ready for a double election battle: Starting this Sunday, 18  May 2014, at local level and continuing the next one, 25 May, with paneuropean elections running in coalition with the Ecologists Greens.  Many members of PP-GR are cooperating as candidate for municipal or regional councillors on other parties’ or indepedent ballots. The Pirates are present in seven municipalities and three regions and thus […]

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European Pirates Have a Board With Amelia at Head

European Pirates Have a Board With Amelia at Head

On 20-21 March 2014 nearly 400 Pirates gathered in the European Parliament in Brussels. Their goal was to create ‘The European Pirate Party” (PPEU) and bond together closer. People came from all over Europe and 34 speakers were booked for the following Internet Governance and Beyond conference which took place just after the founding of PPEU. Swedish Pirate MEP Amelia Andersdotter was unanimously elected, by the delegates […]

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Brussels Calling: A Significant Moment in the History of Pirate Movement

Brussels Calling: A Significant Moment in the History of Pirate Movement

The Largest International Conference in Pirate History will be held this week in Brussels! More than 300 Pirates from 22 countries, even a few from outside Europe, have registered for the founding of the European Pirate Party (PPEU). The founding will take place at the “European Internet Governance and Beyond” Conference in the European Parliament, at the heart of Europe. A historic and symbolic event, […]

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Bruselas llama: un momento histórico para el movimiento pirata

Bruselas llama: un momento histórico para el movimiento pirata

Esta semana se celebra en Bruselas la mayor conferencia internacional en la historia del movimiento. Participarán más de 300 piratas de 22 países, incluso de fuera de Europa, que se han registrado ya para presenciar la fundación del Partido Pirata Europeo (PPEU). La fundación se producirá en la conferencia “El gobierno europeo de internet y más allá” en el Parlamento Europeo, el corazón de Europa. […]

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