Pirate Party Interview: Shane Hamlin, Washington State Co-Director of Elections

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=q7m3zJJZ0yc[/embed] Marc Strassman provides another wonderful interview related to online voter registration. Earlier last week, Strassman spoke with Shane Hamlin, co-director of Elections for Washington State. Strassman and Hamlin discuss online voter registration in Washington and the process for implementing these new systems. California Pirate Party supports online voter registration throughout the state of California. We hope that Marc's interview with Mr. Hamlin will help start a dialogue that streamlines the process of creating online voter registration in California.
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Pirate Party Interview: Orion Steele, Boatswain (VP) of California Pirate Party

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=AXjCBF03gBM[/embed] Marc Strassman brings us another great pirate party interview. This time, Strassman speaks with Orion Steele, vice president of the California Pirate Party. Their discussion covers topics such as what it means to be a pirate, what the California Pirate Party stands for and ways that anyone can get involved!
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Pirate Party Interview: Andreas Nitsche on LiquidFeedback

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=ZaCtQUNUVdM[/embed] Marc Strassman talks with Andreas Nitsche, co-developer of LiquidFeedback, an interactive tool for group decision-making. Below, we provided a speech by Jan Hemme at the Personal Democracy Forum. In that video, Hemme discusses the structure of Liquid Democracy. Here, Nitsche talks about the origins, operations, and uses of the program.
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Pirate Party Interview: Lola Voronina, International Coordinator for Pirate Party Russia and Co-Chair of PP International

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=QeJ_1kwrkTg[/embed] Marc Strassman brings us another wonderful interview on Pirate Party politics. Today, we present an interview with Lola Voronina, Co-Chair of Pirate Party International and International Coordinator for the Russian Pirate Party. This interview discusses the role of Pirate Party International, platform positions and why the time is right to launch successful pirate party movements around the world. Ms. Voronina provides excellent information for pirates in California and other local communities. Drawing connections between local communities and global activism is one aspect of digital democracy that we celebrate. Please leave a comment…
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Pirate Party Interview: Gregory Engels, Co-Chair of Pirate Party International

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=U_rF3WYOnoU[/embed] This week we are delighted to kick off a new series of interviews with prominent figures in the Pirate Party community around the world. Journalist Marc Strassman met with the California Pirate Party at last week's meeting, and his contributions to our discussion were unbelievably helpful. Strassman is a reporter for Etopia News, and he has spent a lot of time recently interviewing members of the Pirate Party around the world. This interview is a discussion between Strassman and Gregory Engels, Co-Chair of Pirate Party International and International Coordinator for the German Pirate…
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