The leader, MPs and members of the neo-nazi party “Golden Dawn”, who are represented in Greek parliament, have been proved to operate with methods used by paramilitary teams and the mafia, with numerous criminal activities and even murder. Revealing testimony indicates that their ultimate goal was the overthrow of the the democratic regime in Greece!
The roots of a democracy as it should be is giving the power to the people, and this was done recently by a Spanish Member of Parliament. Joan Baldovi, a Member of Parliament for the Greens (Compromís-Equo) was persuaded by members of a free software development group to use “agoravoting”, an online voting system that is being used by the Pirate Party of Madrid, to directly ask the […]
Sunday September 22, 2013 sees the federal elections for the German Pirate Party. Pirate Times sat down with candidate MP Felicitas Steinhoff to discuss these last few days before the election. “Two thirds of the voters are still undecided, so it depends on how many people we can mobilize till Sunday”, noted Felicitas. Everything is unpredictable until the closure of the polls and the counting of the votes. […]
At the latest conference held on 27-28 July 2013 in Warsaw, Poland the European Pirates have finalized the preparation process for the foundation of the European Pirate Party. The Conference of PPEU in Warsaw, as part of the establishment of the European Pirate Party, was the last of the Conferences that started after the Declaration of Prague nearly one and half year ago. The work […]
Some like to rename the stagnation we are in today as “stability”. In this case the word “stability” only refers to the maintaining of status quo, mostly because it suits well for traditional politicians and corporations. If we get out of this “stability” it does not necessarily mean that we will find ourselves in a period of “instability”
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.
The sudden shut-down of ERT, the public radio and television in Greece and a founding member of EBU (Euopean Broadcasting Union), by the Greek government with black screens in its frequencies on TV sets, outrageous in the journalistic times, caused public outcry inside and outside the country.
Do you leave your computer on at nights or is it on only when you’re using it? Whatever your answer is, you can digitally dig like a pirate and find a real treasure! Actually not only you but your friends or a team that you are involved or even a party can get funding by mining for “Litecoin” digital currency.
Athens teachers ballot “Pirates in Education” managed to get one out of nine seats, changing the “status quo” of the Greek Teachers Federation (DOE) and sending the first ever Pirate unionist to their body of representatives. By the time when this article was written it is not clear yet who of the three candidates (Thanasis Gounaris, Markos Papaioannou , or Electra Pagoni) would take the seat but this is the first election worldwide that sees a Pirate unionist elected to a top position running as a Pirate.
While Denmark is well known for the openness of its society, Danish government has revolutionized protests by intending to change the law of the Freedom of Information and to restrict access to government documents. Under the proposal that Minister of Justice has brought to the parliament a lot of documents characterized as ‘political advisory’ would not be available to the media.