Monday, September 19, 2011

Pirates invade Berlin

The German wing of The Pirate Party just got a few comfy seats in the Berlin state parliament. While the news will sound exciting in and of itself for grass-root movements supporters and ideologists, maybe even more significant would be to mention here that such a development could only happen in (some sort of) a proportional representation democracy, i.e. forget about first taking Manhattan and then taking Berlin, that will never work, but the other way around...

Interesting times ahead or just another protest vote? Time will tell.

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