25 Sep '11, 1pm

Are the Pirates Walking Green Planks?

First and foremost, the Pirate Party campaign program (pdf, German) promises transparency and to give citizens more voice in government. As a young, technologically oriented party, this could auger a change (which some believe is inevitable) in the way we govern ourselves, a move away from representative government to net-based referendums. While not itself green, many believe this strategy could help take big money out of government, bringing balance back to the human aspect of decision making. Although the word "pirate" has come to be associated with, well let us just say, the uncompensated use of certain digital properties, the official program of the Pirate Party focuses on equal access to information that is in the public domain, and equal opportunity use of internet technology as well as improved educational opportunity for the youth. The greenest angle on this appro...

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