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Our mission statement at the Free Cities Podcast is to produce a weekly podcast with examples of people moving towards freedom and away from force. Most of our episodes will consist of interviews with people who are actively involved in this peaceful transition, or historical examples of people who have moved towards a freer society. Decentralization is a huge component of moving people towards more freedom so, some of our episodes will look at the growing trend of decentralization in business and how flatter structures can result in better feedback and better products. Peaceful voluntary co-operation between individuals has been responsible for the enormous growth in human prosperity, and we believe that markets can and do provide services better than governments can. I hope you enjoy the podcasts and articles on this site. The purpose of the content is to demonstrate that voluntary co-operation between individuals is the best solution to problems. Please feel free to provide feedback and provide suggestions for future guests on the show.
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Jan 26, 2016

Some people claim we need the state to educate our children, we say no way! In this episode of the Free Cities Podcast I talk with my wife Kelly about our decision to home school our kids. We discuss resources that we use for our curriculum. Why homeschooling works better than the public option. Why its best for parents to  teach their children morality and how to think for themselves.


Saxon Math

Phonics and Fun

Hand writing

Jan 18, 2016



Mike and Shell DiBaggio are a Husband and Wife writer and illustrator team. Together they have created the Ascension Epoch a shared universe of adventure fiction. It is built on both original elements and public domain sources. 

Some of the elements of their fiction are about how a voluntary and decentralized world would operate. Sometimes its easier to accept an idea after we see it play out in a fictional world.

The two books we focus on are "House of Refuge" an award winning book the takes place around a Seastead and a private lifesaving service; and "Salmander Six" a private fire fighting service.

We discuss Seasteading, superheroes, private defense, copy rights, and public domain literature. 


House of Refuge

Salamander Six

Ascension Epoch

Jan 11, 2016

In this episode of the Free Cities Podcast we talk with Roger Ver aka Bitcoin Jesus, about what Bitcoin is, its history, present and future. Other topics include private security and why commodities backed blockchain currencies aren't necessarily a great idea.


Show links:

Roger Ver's Latest site for Bitcoin lets you use Bitcoin to make purchases on Amazon

Find a Bitcoin ATM Worldwide

Kryptokit extension pay for things in the real world using bitcoin.

Exciting opensource blockchain site.


Jan 3, 2016

In Episode 6 I interview Joe Quirk. Joe is a spokesperson for the Seasteading Institute. In the interview we discuss Private Governance, Engineering Challenges, and how Private Maritime Operations currently outperform the government from security to salvage to medicine. 


My article on Maritime Defense

Seasteading Institute

Health Cities in the Cayman Islands

Mercy Ships