Vote with your wallet

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Help us research floating structures!

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Launching: Vote With Your Wallet

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As requested by several community members, TSI is pleased to offer the opportunity to [donate directly to specific projects](http://seasteading.org/votewithyourwallet), each of which will help us answer an important open question about how best to make seasteading a reality. Continue reading

TSI Job Opening: Director of Development

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TSI’s development director will be primarily responsible for growing membership and obtaining funding for TSI through a combination of grant-writing, outreach, PR, fundraisers, and donor development. They will work in conjunction with the Executive Director, Director of Operations, and the Board of Directors. This is a paid, full-time role (3/4 time is available if needed for work/life balance). We offer a quality PPO health insurance plan in addition to other standard California state benefits.

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Space Frontier Foundation

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Hmm, [this sounds familiar](http://spacefrontier.org/):

> The Space Frontier Foundation is transforming space from a government-owned bureaucratic program into a dynamic and inclusive frontier open to all people. Our central goal is the large-scale permanent settlement of space. We believe people have the “right stuff’ and that everyone will benefit from opening the space frontier. Continue reading

Those pirates, they sure will get you!

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[On Cheryl Cline's acerbic and always amusing blog](http://cherylcline.wordpress.com/2009/07/09/original-thinking/):

> Permit me a little whining: why does everyone ask the same questions, and act as if they’re the first to ever think of such objections? Here’s a few examples…

> Question: Seasteading—the idea of living on floating platforms and ships in the ocean—is a novel approach to starting new governments, or just to life in general. But won’t you be raped and killed by pirates?

> Answer: I’m glad you asked. Continue reading

TSI June 2009 newsletter

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Welcome to the Seasteading Institute’s June Newsletter!

#### June Highlights:

##### Ephemerisle webpage is up!


The website for [Ephemerisle](http://ephemerisle.org/) has been launched! Our upcoming aquatic festival now has its very own domain. Continue reading

Happy Tax Revolt and Secession Day!

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I don’t think I can do any better than [last year's inspirational post](http://www.seasteading.org/stay-in-touch/blog/3/2008/07/04/an-old-speech-freedom-bold), so I suggest enjoyable re-reading it.

If you’d like to read more about secession, independence, federalism, revolution, non-territorial secession, and related matters, go check out [Secession Week at Let A Thousand Nations Bloom](http://letathousandnationsbloom.wordpress.com/2009/06/25/upcoming-secession-week-blogging/). Continue reading

More shipping container homes

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via OpenWorld comes the post [How to Live in a Shipping Container](http://www.been-seen.com/article.cfm?id=11083), with a number of pictures of shipping container homes:

![home1](http://www.been-seen.com/archive/ecopodnew.jpg)

![](http://www.been-seen.com/archive/shippingcontainerallterraincabin.jpg)

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Nation Founding Classics: Laissez-Faire City’s ad in The Economist

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Laissez-Faire city was a new country attempt in the 1990s, based in Costa Rica. Despite many flaws in the idea (some of which I document in my 2001 visit to CR), I will always have a warm spot in my heart for it, as it was the first project I had some firsthand experience with. Here is the ad they took out in The Economist in June of 1995:

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