The webcast returns for a new season this week and Sam introduces new co-host Brandon Selic to the show. They discuss the coming election, Pirate Party Australia’s senate candidates, the 2016 federal budget and asylum seekers. Subscribe to the feed, or view past episodes.

Link mentioned in the budget discussion:

Guess whose electorate negatively gears the most…

Just when we thought for sure he’d been lost at sea or killed by natives, Sam Kearns returns from the wild blue yonder with a new webcast episode packed full of shiny goodness.

In this episode Sam speaks to Melanie Thomas about running as a Pirate candidate for the seat of Griffith and follows the antics of Attorney General George Brandis as he says all the things we don’t want to hear in parliament and at the AUDA forum. Subscribe to the feed, or view past episodes.

This week it’s another pre-recorded show as Sam covers some local and international news in Pirate politics. Subscribe to the feed, or view past episodes.

Topics:
PPAU’s National Security Inquiry petition tabled in parliament
Cost to nominate will double for federal elections
Swedish Pirate Party forced to disconnect service to The Pirate Bay
IFPI Releases annual report praising “adapted” industry while calling for heavier copyright protection

Feel free to contact Sam about the show on:
Twitter: @SamKearns
E-Mail: Sam.Kearns@pirateparty.org.au

This week Sam recorded the show at the Sydney Meetup at the Paragon Hotel on the day of the forming of the NSW State Branch of the Pirate Party. This means there will be no live stream tonight! Subscribe to the feed, or view past episodes.

Topics
Formation of the NSW State Party – Interview with Simon Frew
Preselection nomination form
Fairfax Journalists Forced To Reveal Sources – SMH Story
Update on Trans-Pacific Partnership FOI – Petition
YouTube videos of Russian Meteor blocked in Russia due to background music – Techdirt Story
Call for “elevator Pitches” on legalisation of non-commercial copyright infringement

Feel free to contact Sam about the show on:
Twitter: @SamKearns
E-Mail: Sam.Kearns@pirateparty.org.au