Ajöss och tack för fisken (Goodbye and thanks for the fish) said Anna Troberg, long standing Leader for the Pirate Party of Sweden, as she declared that she will not be available for a reelection for 2015 when her term ends at the end of this year. Not only that, both the Deputy Leader, Marit Deldén, and Party Secretary, Henrik Brändén, announced that they would not either […]
The Swedish Pirate Party has now presented its list for the upcoming elections to the European Union. The list is led by Christian Engström and Amelia Andersdotter, the party’s two current parliamentarians.
The Swedish Pirate Party finished their annual fall meeting Sunday, after over a month focusing on broadening the party platform. Among the approved motions were decriminalising narcotics for personal use, separation of church and state, and increased transparency in research.
In less than two years the Swedish Pirate Party has grown from a single-issue movement to an all-encompassing party with a growing political platform. All of this was achieved through a democratic process of crowdsourcing, mostly thanks to the party’s new official “broadening blog”. The Swedish Pirate Party started out in 2006 as a single-issue political party, focusing on only a handful of issues concerning […]