In Escape from Terra, a libertarian utopia grows on Ceres

Should we tax the asteroid belt? In the future, the dwarf planet Ceres has attracted ruggedly individualist settlers who set up an anarchist paradise. When two Terran tax agents show up and to bring Ceres into the universal government, the Ceresians must try to win the tax agents to their side, or risk war with Earth. » 11/19/11 10:00am 11/19/11 10:00am

Ephemerisle Is Waterworld With a More Realistic Budget

Last Friday, Milton Friedman's grandson Patri Friedman and his fledgling Seasteading Institute had their first ever conference. Equipped with half a million dollars from PayPal founder Peter Thiel, the Institute wants to eventually build a fixed, independent structure off the coast of San Francisco called Ephemerisle… » 10/18/08 12:30pm 10/18/08 12:30pm