Huge old governments are less able to innovate and try new things. Small, newer nations can try new things, see if they work, and the rest of the world will follow. It happens all the time.
The biggest problem is inept, incompetent, dysfunctional government. It’s the least innovative industry in the entire world and the result of that is mass poverty.
Michael Strong, humanitarian author and education entrepreneur, explains to Joe Quirk why he served on the original Seasteading Institute Board of Directors to accelerate the means by which people create abundance.
Our Board Member Michael Strong discussed free-cities (charter cities) and seastading on the John Stossel show on September 29, 2011.
Check out the clip on Youtube.
Below is a letter from the coordinator of the Future of Free Cities conference. The Seasteading Institute Executive Director Patri Friedman collaborated on the conference and gave a presentation there on April 4, 2011.
To all speakers and participants of the Future of Free Cities conference, Roatán, Honduras, April 3-5, 2011