Photo Gallery Are the Pirates on a Sinking Ship?

As national elections approach next year, Germany's Pirate Party can't explain what its positions really are. Its representatives in state parliaments prefer to focus on technical issues and themselves, and party leaders are withdrawing from the forefront. Voters, in the meantime, are turning away from the party.
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