Current articles

Taking a shot at COVID-19.

An unfortunate consequence of an obsession with power is the placement of one’s own political fortunes above those of the people. We are living through a time when the United States is being led by a narcissist, who seems to lack the fundamental capability to elevate our collective humanity toward ... Read more


We would like more states to participate. Please vote on the best days for your state to participate in the IRC meetings. We are holding a State Party planning session on Saturday, April 4th, 8-9pm. It will be on-line using a video chat service such a... Read more

A dollar short and a day late.

Joseph T Klein, Chicago Feb 12, 2020 - This is an apologetic posting. I have promised to write something each week. The intention is to do this each week on Tuesday. As you may note I am posting this on Wednesday. What I intend to post is tidbits of thought on Pirate Party philosophy, or at leas... Read more

Nominated positions for June 29th ’19 elections.

Chairperson - Meg Cochran: Vice Chair - Joseph Onoroski: Secretary - Joseph Klein: Read more

Organize Your State

We are dependent on healthy state parties. If you wish help organizing a state pirate party - email Read more

Further information

Free USPP Book: No Safe Harbor

Free USPP Book: No Safe Harbor

IRC Meetings

The US Pirate Party holds monthly planning meeting over IRC, with dates announced a week in advance.

To participate in the meetings:

  • Go to
  • Fill out the web form with the Nickname of your choice and enter #uspp in the Channel box next to it, then click the Connect button
  • Start typing and reading

You can also connect via your IRC client at one of the servers listed at

It is also recommended that you register your nick.