The Czech Pirate Party has booked several election wins over the years, including the European Parliament election. With yet another milestone achievement following the national elections, the Pirates are now ready to govern. The Pirates will fill three ministerial positions in the new government, a breakthrough achievement for the political movement.
When the Swedish Pirate Party was founded in early 2006, the majority of the mainstream press was skeptical, with some simply laughing it away.
But they were wrong to dismiss this political movement right off the bat.
Following their victory at the local elections, the Swedish Pirate Party secured a seat at the European Parliament in 2009, with another one being added a year later. The success inspired people in other countries to form their own Pirate parties.
Over the years “Pirates” have cemented their place in the political arenas of Germany, Iceland, Czech Republic, and several other…