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# Pirate Party

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# Iceland
Iceland scrambles to form government after Pirate Party falls short
Prime Minister Sigurdur Ingi Johannsson told the national broadcaster RUV he would resign today after his Progressive Party suffered a plunge in support.
# aaaar matey
Opinion polls put Pirate Party on course to form government in Iceland
The protest party promotes direct democracy, 35-hour working weeks and total drug decriminalisation for the island nation.
# Plus ça change
Back again: Iceland re-elects the parties blamed for causing financial meltdown
Iceland’s voters flocked back to the two parties ousted in 2009 after presiding over the worst financial crisis ever to hit the country.
# Pirate Party
Interview: Pirate Party founder on the collapse of ‘parasitic’ record labels
Rickard Falkvinge, who founded the world’s first Pirate Party in Sweden, speaks to about copyright laws, digital currencies and how to set up a new political party.
Column: Politicians dressing up as pirates? It might just work…
Ireland might be getting a new president, but our political system still has deep flaws. A group of German ‘pirates’ could be showing us the way, writes Fergal Browne.
# Germany
Merkel faces new struggle after defeat in Berlin polls
Merkel’s CDU gains votes, but loses out to the opposition Social Democrats – while her junior coalition partner loses all seats in Berlin.