Photo Gallery: Pirate Party Looks for Electoral Gains
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Photo Gallery: Pirate Party Looks for Electoral Gains

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A New Kind of Politics Pirate Party Woos Voters with Transparency

The Pirate Party, which made international headlines after its success in state parlimentary elections in Berlin last year, stands to make gains in two other German states this spring. The party's pledge to foster transparency and participation is resonating with voters who are fed up with local corruption. 
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan.