The Pirate Party in Manchester. Looking forward to the Ancoats and Clayton By-election, December 2013

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“The Pirate Party is a ‘Single-issue Party’ – Oh really??!

We at the UK Pirate Party are trying to make "politics" relevant to the local people, rather than limiting it to age-old rivalries between "us" and "them", "Manchester / Edinburgh / Glasgow" and "London", "the UK" and "Europe" or "the world". I am not an Orator, but like all my colleagues at the Pirate Party I know how to listen and empathise, and only afterwards decide what is important to the locals (as opposed to what is important for a Party Board of Governors). We hope to make this clear by...
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The Independent on Sunday: Pirate Party & A New vision of grassroots politics

The Manchester Pirates and myself got a brief mention in the Independent on Sunday today (29 Apr 2012). In the article entitled: "Local elections: Labour hopes to gain if it's a dismal night for Lib Dems", the Pirate Party is referred to in the context of a "New vision of grassroots politics" to counteract voter apathy. ...  a new wave of foreign-born candidates in an attempt to breathe new life into town halls across the country. scores of "foreigners" are trying to inspire British-bo...
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