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#Pirate Party

# pirate-party - Sunday 30 October, 2016

Iceland scrambles to form government after Pirate Party falls short
# Iceland
# Iceland

Iceland scrambles to form government after Pirate Party falls short

Oct 30th 2016, 1:19 PM 15,617 Views 13 Comments

Prime Minister Sigurdur Ingi Johannsson told the national broadcaster RUV he would resign today after his Progressive Party suffered a plunge in support.

# pirate-party - Saturday 13 August, 2016

Opinion polls put Pirate Party on course to form government in Iceland
# Aaaar Matey
# Aaaar Matey

Opinion polls put Pirate Party on course to form government in Iceland

Aug 13th 2016, 11:30 AM 14,946 Views 30 Comments

The protest party promotes direct democracy, 35-hour working weeks and total drug decriminalisation for the island nation.

# pirate-party - Sunday 28 April, 2013

Back again: Iceland re-elects the parties blamed for causing financial meltdown
# Plus ça Change
# Plus ça Change

Back again: Iceland re-elects the parties blamed for causing financial meltdown

Apr 28th 2013, 1:21 PM 9,346 Views 79 Comments

Iceland’s voters flocked back to the two parties ousted in 2009 after presiding over the worst financial crisis ever to hit the country.

# pirate-party - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Interview: Pirate Party founder on the collapse of ‘parasitic’ record labels
# Pirate Party
# Pirate Party

Interview: Pirate Party founder on the collapse of ‘parasitic’ record labels

Apr 20th 2013, 8:15 AM 11,407 Views 20 Comments

Rickard Falkvinge, who founded the world’s first Pirate Party in Sweden, speaks to TheJournal.ie about copyright laws, digital currencies and how to set up a new political party.

# pirate-party - Friday 11 November, 2011

Column: Politicians dressing up as pirates? It might just work…
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Politicians dressing up as pirates? It might just work…

Nov 11th 2011, 7:30 AM 7 Views 10 Comments

Ireland might be getting a new president, but our political system still has deep flaws. A group of German ‘pirates’ could be showing us the way, writes Fergal Browne.

# pirate-party - Monday 19 September, 2011

Merkel faces new struggle after defeat in Berlin polls
# Germany
# Germany

Merkel faces new struggle after defeat in Berlin polls

Sep 19th 2011, 9:36 AM 212 Views 7 Comments

Merkel’s CDU gains votes, but loses out to the opposition Social Democrats – while her junior coalition partner loses all seats in Berlin.