Seymour Gris: Ex-Nazis amidst the Pirates?

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@Jean

Calling the Paratenpartei ethos "broadly right-wing libertarian" is a bit of a stretch. Libertarian, yes, in terms of "personal liberty". Yet their ideas about free public transport, Grundeinkommen, immigration, political asylum, the environment, and culture could hardly be further from the ideology of the NPD. Besides, I would be interested in seeing some evidence any current connection between Carl Lundstrom and the Pirate Party in Sweden, Germany or elsewhere.

Maurice T Frank more than 4 years ago

Piratenpartei

The IT scene is somewhat misanthropic as well.

Moreover, it's been known for some time that the Pirate Bay, from which the Piratenpartei emerged, was bankrolled by a prominent Swedish businessman, Carl Lundstrom, who hasn't quite been able to abandon his neo-Nazi past. It should therefore come as no surprise that the Piratenpartei's broadly right-wing libertarian ethos can accomodate the sort of right-wingers who've learnt the wisdom of tempering their extremism, i.e., they draw the line at massacring schoolkids.

Jean De Jacquette more than 4 years ago

Frauenquote

This party emerged from the IT scene - not exactly the most "female" of subcultures. Cliche but true. Give 'em a little more time, I say. They're well aware of the pressure on them regarding this issue.

Seymour Gris more than 4 years ago

Pirate party Frauenquote

Whatdja think of this? http://www.taz.de/Debatte-Piratenpartei/!80139/

Jacinta more than 4 years ago

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