Forgoing the plan to build independent floating cities away from chafing laws, some libertarians—led by Milton Friedman’s grandson, no less—have found something better: desperate countries willing to allow the founding of autonomous libertarian cities within their borders.Read more »
Did the Seasteading Institute just get a technological boost? Gizmag reports that the FLOATEC Project has invented a new floating house/city technology targeted for the Netherlands and Italy, but perhaps this gives the Free State Project the competition needed to accelerate the pace toward 20,000? The article doesn't mention either the Seasteading Institute or the FSP, but it appears to be another useful way for the freedom-loving Seasteading Institute to realize their vision.Read more »
Like it or not, they'll need housing codes. For instance, can you smoke in the building? Smoke in apartment buildings, even nice ones, tends to enter other apartments. What constitutes a disturbance? One person's annoying racket is someone else's late night beautiful tuba serenade. Keep in mind, this will be a self-selected community of people who hate being told what to do. Then look at the park in the front left corner...Read more »
Milton Friedman's grandson Patri has a vision that might have made the economist proud: to build a floating libertarian nation 12 miles off the coast of California.Read more »
Non-profit with the vision of establishing permanent settlements on the ocean. In opening a new frontier, we hope to revolutionize the quality of government worldwide by enabling experimentation, innovation, and competition among governments.
Milton Friedman's son David Friedman launched this project. Perhaps, you can report about it and then present the FSP as an alternative. The quality of living is probably not that god on a float.Read more »
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