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Defending Pirate Party Ideology – Part 1: The Name

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The California Pirate Party has made tremendous progress since our official launch last month. In that short time, we have received inquiries, interview requests and questions regarding our platform and political strategy. This is the first of a series of blaaarrrg posts intended to identify questions and concerns raised by the public over the course of our media campaign and discuss arguments or positions related to those concerns. We would love to get some feedback on these positions, so please feel free to leave a comment below. Can you tell…
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California Pirate Party Featured on PoliticalContext.org

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Political Context is a wonderful web site that is dedicated to in-depth policy analysis covering a wide range of public policy issues. The California Pirate Party is fortunate to be featured on the blog with the publication of our first Press Release. Please check out the blog entry, as well as the wealth of high quality literature and analysis available at Political Context. The California Pirate Party hopes to bring you a podcast through Political Context and Shared Sacrifice some time in the next couple weeks! 
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CAPP’s First Press Release

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This morning we began a major campaign to raise awareness for the California Pirate Party. Specifically, we are preparing press releases to send to media outlets to share information about who we are, what we do, etc. Below please find our first Press Release. There will be many more to come! May 15, 2012 Orion Steele, Vice President California Pirate Party 1267 48th Ave San Francisco, CA 94122 Ph: 909-855-3971 Email: calpirateparty@gmail.comCalifornia Pirate Party Press Release 1.1Greetings! We are a group of California lawyers, debaters, students, activists and young professionals that…
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Pirate Party Success Exposes Shortcomings in Intellectual Property Law

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While Pirate Parties around the world may be developing more robust platforms, they are the world's political defense of information freedom and their existence has led to serious debates about copyright reform. Dean Baker, co-founder of the Center for Economic Research, writes: "Near the top of the list of the Pirate Party's demons is copyright protection, and rightly so. Copyright protection is an antiquated relic of the late Middle Ages that has no place in the digital era. It is debatable whether such government-granted monopolies were ever the best way to…
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CAPP Art: The California Pirate Bear

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We are proud to share some preliminary artwork by the California Pirate Party's lead art designer. This is a concept design for a cross between the iconic California Bear and famous pirate imagery that we would like to use in our promotional materials. We hope to get some feedback as we produce more original content for use at public events, merchandise and the website.  Thank you again to the Artist, we hope to see more from him soon!
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Pirates on the March!

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From Helsinki to Toronto, from Lowell, Massachusetts, to Bamberg, Germany, clever and committed activists are simultaneously launching a variety of online efforts to create a more inclusive and direct form of modern democracy.
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