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  • Two flags for me please
  • Hej Zapto, New blood and energy desperately required. Assuming you've read https://pirateparty.org.uk/board-code-practice and have no issues. If you can coordinate with Harley we should be able to run your vote and Termy's at the same time which wou…
  • Thanks. I asked, and now I know. And now I know how to vote when the time comes.
  • Really pleased to have you step forward (again), Termy. Just to level set, a couple (well, OK, three) of questions: Are there any principles or top-level policies that you might want to work to modify? Do you think we should push hard to fill vacan…
  • The question of peace in any social system falls into the same trap. You get a three-way choice: people are peaceful, people are not peaceful, or peace is "enforced". The enforcement of peace is (sadly) not a peaceful operation. The association of …
    in Anarchism Comment by OldDog March 2016
  • Sounds good that you are looking to find a crew for your pirate ship. The current size of the party means that you may have to work quite hard and even press-gang a few people yourself. I'm not in Cheshire, but if I climb to my crows nest I can al…
  • There are probably several threads to an answer. I find that local councils do not take their own affordable housing policies seriously. My council (Denbighshire) has a nice rule that says that a certain percentage of new-build must be "affordable"…
  • Thanks Dawud for engaging in this discussion and being good natured about the grilling you're getting. It's a difficult conversation as we try to get to know you and get a feeling for personal style and so on. In the spirit of continuing the conver…
    in Leadership Comment by OldDog March 2016
  • Thanks Dan (and thanks for seconding me). > do you think the UK population is apathetic towards personal > privacy (digital or otherwise)? The short questions are the worst :-( I'm not sure "apathetic" is the right word. "Ill-informed" migh…
  • K'tech's comments actually nail it. What they say is that the current system is broken (I agree) and that the current proposals don't work for everyone (I agree). So the longer term aim must be to refine the proposal so that it works for a higher p…
  • Drowz0r asked... >>I'm a consultant specialising in standardisation of Internet protocols > > Web standisation is something that needs a lot more promoting. > Nothing grinds my gears more than say... a site only coded for IE > or…
  • Replying to George first.. > I'll start the grilling. The current Pirate proposal for copyright reform, > as represented in the 2015 manifesto (p10), is to reduce all copyright > terms to 10 years. Do you think that in particular is going …