Support the Referendum on Catalan Independence

Support the Referendum on Catalan Independence

Direct democracy, citizen participation, and the right to self-determination are three of the most important tenets of Pirate Parties International. In a recent letter, to all fellow members of Pirate Parties International, the Pirates of Catalonia have requested public declarations of support for the referendum on Catalan independence. At Present time there is no referendum scheduled partly because Spain’s national government has refused to allow […]

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It is Pirates’ Time, it’s your Time!

It is Pirates’ Time, it’s your Time!

Political campaigning began on May 8th for the local elections in Spain, which are being held on May 24th. The Pirates in Spain – members of Confederacion Pirata – are standing in more than 30 cities around the country, bringing change to local politics by campaigning on issues of human rights, direct democracy, free culture and a people’s economy. The reality of daily living conditions […]

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TTIP Talk-Debate by Confederación Pirata and ATTAC

TTIP Talk-Debate by Confederación Pirata and ATTAC

On 1 September 2014, the Confederación Pirata will launch the first talk-debate about the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). The talk will feature David Hervás, member of ATTAC Castelló. David is an expert on TTIP and CETA. The event will take place on Piratas de Catalunya’s mumble and be held in Spanish. Pirates are sending invitations to participate through social networks like Facebook and Twitter. The hashtag used will […]

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The Importance of the Common European Election Programme

The Importance of the Common European Election Programme

European Pirates are moving on to the next level by adopting the Common European Election Programme (CEEP) and getting ready for the European elections of May. The CEEP was adopted by consensus, last November, in Athens So far, Pirate Parties of France, Germany, United Kingdom, Catalonia, Czech Republic, Greece, Italy, Netherlands have adopted the CEEP, Sweden has adopted it, except for two paragraphs and Austria […]

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Pirate Parties Help Victims of Megaupload Seizure

Pirate Parties Help Victims of Megaupload Seizure

Kim Dotcom has been in the headlines ever since New Zealand police raided his mansion at the behest of the FBI on 20 January 2013. Millions of users who had innocently stored files, to which there were no copyright or intellectual property infringements, on the Megaupload servers lost all access to their data. Pirates are not the sort of people stand on one side. The Pirate Party of Catalonia have taken matters in hand and with the support of many national Pirate Parties and Pirate Parties International

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Introduction of the Pirate Party of Catalonia

Introduction of the Pirate Party of Catalonia

At the last General Assembly of the Pirate Parties International three new parties received full membership status. One of them was the Pirate Party of Catalonia, which we will introduce at this point. For the Pirate Party of Catalonia Muriel Rovira Esteva answered our questions. Pirate Times: How is it possible that the Pirate Party of Spain and the Pirate Party of Catalonia are members […]

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