Gist: Talk Like a Pirate (Party) Day

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Nov 2, 201730m
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Gist: Talk Like a Pirate (Party) Day
Nov 2 '1730m
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Birgitta Jónsdóttir has an unusual background for a politician: she’s a poet and a free speech activist. Since 2013, she’s been a member of the Icelandic parliament representing the anti-establishment Pirate Party. Jónsdóttir talks to Mike about what it’s like to work within a fledgling political party and why she’s disappointed with what Wikileaks has become.
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