This past Friday, the third episode of the Freakonomics Podcast hosted by Steven Dubner and Steve Levitt featured our own Patri Friedman. The discussion centered on the question, “What if economists ruled the world?”
Direct link to episode MP3: No Man is an Island
There is a lot in common between the [Free State Project](http://freestateproject.org/) and Seasteading. Both have their origins in people who are fed up with traditional political activism, tired of talking about better government, and ready to start living it. I am developing a talk for libertarians for my upcoming speaking tours where I analyze methods of changing governments, why the standard ones (proselytizing, policy activism) don’t work, and why structural change is needed. Why it’s time for action, not for more debating.
BBC Culture Shock interview here. They asked some pretty hard-hitting questions, it was a good interview.
Thanks for all the voting on Top 10 Reasons To Live On A Seastead. We could use a wider variety of suggestions & topics – if you haven’t yet, please take a few minutes to brainstorm funny / pithy / cute / witty ideas for the list. We’ll choose final candidates in a few days.
This was a fun interview, some good questions and a very business-oriented approach.
TSI Chairman Joe Lonsdale was on CNN Headlne News’ Glenn Beck Show last night to talk about our work:
You can also download the video directly.
Sorry for the lack of new content lately, I’m still recovering from my injury. To make sure you don’t forget about us, check out Seasteading: engineering the long tail of nations, an Ars Technica piece on us from earlier this week.