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Help Write our Platform!

The United States Pirate Party's Platform Committee is looking for volunteers to write our party's official platform. All you need to do is propose your ideas for the platform, and critique each other's ideas; this is your opportunity to have your voice heard! Help us tell the world what we stand fo... Read more

The State of the Pirate Union 2015

A few short weeks ago, I was elected to Chair the US Pirate Party, by the State Advisory Board. So now, I’ll hopefully give us a plan to work forward from here, and leave us, at the end of the year, better, stronger and more productive than before. In my candidacy, I made a few promises I want... Read more

A Pirate Take on the Republican Platform

The Republican Platform makes interesting reading. As part of a series on the policies of other political parties, I will summarize the Republican Platform and provide a first stab at a Pirate Party response to it. This is part of an ongoing effort within the US Pirate Party to develop a comprehen... Read more

Further information

Free USPP Book: No Safe Harbor

Free USPP Book: No Safe Harbor

IRC Meetings

The US Pirate Party holds monthly planning meeting over IRC, with dates announced a week in advance.

To participate in the meetings:

  • Use a webchat to connect to
  • Fill out the web form with the Nickname of your choice and enter #uspp in the Channel box next to it, then click the Connect button
  • Start typing and reading

You can also connect via your IRC client at one of the servers listed at

It is also recommended that you register your nick.