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Pacific Islanders Lead Seasteading

Lelei LeLaulu is a development entrepreneur from Samoa who specializes in the Pacific Islands and advises the International Finance Corporation on sustainable business. He is a graduate of Harvard Business School. He spoke eloquently at the First Tahitian Seasteading Gathering here.

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“THE SEASTEADERS” video series (Part 3)

Here’s Part Three of our new video series telling the story of our partnership with Polynesians.  Consider that Polynesians have been choosing among islands and founding new societies for more than a thousand years.  For a seasteader, meeting these extraordinary people feels like coming home. This extraordinary story would never have occurred without the sustaining support of […]

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“THE SEASTEADERS” video series, Part 2

Here’s Part Two of our new video series telling the story of our partnership with Polynesians. I co-created it with Pascal Erhel Hatuuku from the Marquesas archipelago in French Polynesia. Pascal was also emcee of the First International Tahitian Seasteading Gathering, and he’s the first person you see in this video, declaring that Polynesians are the first […]

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“THE SEASTEADERS” video series, Part 1

Creating this new video series with my friend Pascal Erhel Hatuuku from the Marquesas Islands was a powerful experience for us. As we watched the astonishing footage from the First Tahitian Seasteading Gathering, we were emotionally transported back to the moment where our cultures connected and began to learn from each other. Seasteading is much […]

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Seasteading Press: Left, Right, Green, Feminist and Free

  2017 has proved to be the turning point for seasteading. The book and our efforts in French Polynesia have been featured across the political spectrum in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, CNN, The New Republic, ABC, BBC, Reuters, KQED, EcoWatch, FEE, Guernica and a long list of other major new sources. The world’s first seastead should open in 2020 instead of […]

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Pitch: Sustainable Floating Free Zones in Dubai

What’s the greatest business opportunity in the world? What’s more valuable than oil? How can spectacular economic growth be sustained? Leaders in Dubai sponsored my trip to answer these questions.   Dr. Mohammed Al Zarooni, Director General of Dubai Airport Free Zone Authority (DAFZA) and Vice President and CEO of Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), asked Dark […]

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Podcast: Seasteading = Better Than Sustainable

My controversial interview with the Sustainable Communities Summit is now free.   Host Alan James allowed me to talk at length about the entrepreneurs who plan to show the world how to think beyond sustainability – and beyond politics itself. I succeeded in blowing Alan’s mind. You’ll notice several times when I stop talking, he catches his breath for a moment, […]

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Sustainable Community Summit

[From the desk of Joe Quirk] I want to give you a free pass to an on-line event that offers a sneak preview of the seasteading book – and could also help us earn some funds. I was first captivated by seasteading for its potential to unleash political startups on a mass scale, but when I met the entrepreneurs who plan […]

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