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The Seasteading Institute is a nonprofit 501(c)(3), working to enable seasteading communities - floating cities - which will allow the next generation of pioneers to test new ideas for government. The most successful can then inspire change in governments around the world.

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  • Our First Podcast: Seasteading Today with Joe Quirk, Featuring Zachary Caceres

    Which is more difficult? Building a startup city on the sea? Or securing a deal for a startup city within the territory of a state you trust? I explore this topic in our inaugural episode of our new podcast series, Seasteading Today with Joe Quirk. ...

    October 31, 2014
  • The Power & Market Report interviews Randolph Hencken

    Albert K Lu is the managing director of WB Wealth Management and creator and host of The Power & Market Report.  He engaged Randolph Hencken, Executive Director of the Seasteading Institute, in a wide-ranging interview that illuminates much of the...

    October 26, 2014
  • Update: Wave Tank Test Scheduled for Floating City Project

    We've entered the next phase of the Floating City Project. A model of the design we produced with our colleagues at DeltaSync is currently being tested in a towing tank at the University of New Orleans, School of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineeri...

    October 17, 2014
  • Grover Norquist visits Seasteaders at Burning Man

    His first morning at Burning Man, Grover Norquist and his wife Samah made a beeline for the seasteaders. At our invitation, the founder and president of Americans for Tax Reform, who famously shocked an audience of NPR listeners by saying, “I don'...

    September 16, 2014

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  • Led by pioneering individuals, these societies could become a blueprint for a new way of life – one that is more equitable, tolerant and entrepreneurial.

    Financial Times, March 30, 2012
  • Call it an experiment in governance, call it a way to live under a new set of rules of your own creation, maybe even a way to start your life over. You may one day be setting up your own sovereign nation.

    Business Insider, November 2013
  • The seasteading movement is producing some novel ideas for ocean-based businesses that could act as stepping stones towards their ultimate goal.

    The Economist, December 3, 2011

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