A Wind of Change – Iceland, Brazil, UK, France, USA

A Wind of Change – Iceland, Brazil, UK, France, USA

During the past weeks, there has been a democratic wind blowing across the world. Several countries have taken to protest and direct action to demand more democracy. In Iceland the Prime Minister has left office, in Brazil the lower chamber voted to impeach the Prime Minister, and in the UK demands are being made for the Prime Minister to resign. Old politics is meeting a more connected and demanding […]

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If you Want Peace, Prepare for Peace – A message from PPFR

If you Want Peace, Prepare for Peace – A message from PPFR

13 November 2015 cowardice and bigotry have bloodied the streets of Paris and our indignation is huge. Our thoughts are with the victims and their relatives. These lives, cut, broken, nothing will bring them back to us. But now what ? Here our proposition in one sentence : If you want peace, prepare for peace. Don’t charge us with angelism – fashionable accusation. Without doubt […]

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Si quieres paz, prepárate para la paz – Un mensaje del PPFR

Si quieres paz, prepárate para la paz – Un mensaje del PPFR

El 13 de noviembre de 2015 la cobardía y la intolerancia han ensangrentado las calles de París y nuestra indignación es enorme. Nuestros pensamientos están con las víctimas y sus familiares. Esas vidas rotas, cortadas, no nos los traerán de vuelta. Pero ahora, ¿qué? Aquí nuestra propuesta en una sola frase: si quieres la paz, prepárate para la paz. No nos acuséis de angelicales, acusación […]

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The First PPEU Council Meeting: Moving Right Along

The First PPEU Council Meeting: Moving Right Along

This past weekend the PPEU meeting took place in Brussels. This was the first ordinary Council Meeting (General Assembly) of the organization and the main topic was the election of the new board. The founding conference for the European Pirates happened in March last year, where the first chair of the Pirate Party Europe was elected. One of the first agenda items for the Council […]

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The Pirate Bay blocked in France

The Pirate Bay blocked in France

On Thursday, 4 December 2014 the French ‘Tribunal de Grande Instance’ (TGI) in Paris issued a judgement ordering the four main French ISPs (namely Orange, SFR, Bouygues and Free) to block access to thepiratebay.se and about 80 proxies, redirects and mirrors. The decision should take effect on Christmas day and last for a year. This makes France the 11th country attempting to censor The Pirate […]

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All Pirate Party Votes in the EU Election ~800.000 Votes

All Pirate Party Votes in the EU Election ~800.000 Votes

Throughout the 15 countries that had Pirate Parties participating in the EU elections there was a total of  840.446 votes for Pirate Parties. There was one MEP elected in Germany, Julia Reda, where they reached 1.45% In Czech Republic they where extremely close (4.78%) and now have 10 days to try and turn the missing 0.22% to the barrier in their favor through their constitutional […]

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[Live-Blog] EU Elections in Czech Republic and French Overseas

[Live-Blog] EU Elections in Czech Republic and French Overseas

The elections for the European Parliament have already started. Today Czech Republic will be voting for their 21 seats and the French overseas territory will decide on 3 seats. We will be reporting live about their chances and cover the preliminary results. Tomorrow is the last day of the EU elections when the majority of countries will be voting. We will cover the results live […]

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First Elected French Pirates | Interview With Freddy Vasseur

First Elected French Pirates | Interview With Freddy Vasseur

20 March 2014 was the date for municipal elections in France, the elections where spread over two parts where the second round took place on 30 March. The French Pirate Party supported 10 candidates during the elections. Despite only a few candidates, the Pirate Party won 2 seats in the first round. One, Freddy Vasseur was elected with a center-right list in Portes-lès-Valence (Act and […]

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Common Political Agenda Agreed by European Pirates in Athens

Common Political Agenda Agreed by European Pirates in Athens

by consensus , European Pirates adopted a common political agenda in Athens. “PPEU Athens 2013” will be remembered for the formulation of a first ever common Pirate programme.

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France parliamentary elections: Low turnout may be good for French Pirate candidates

France parliamentary elections: Low turnout may be good for French Pirate candidates

Are you a French citizen voting for 1st and 8th District outside France? Well if you are voting for the pirates there is a chance to give your support in the elections to candidates interested in more than getting a warm seat in the Assemblée Nationale.

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