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Rosa Aguilar: One Mother Fighting for Her Dreams

Rosa Aguilar: One Mother Fighting for Her Dreams Rosa Amanda Aguilar has a long history with the land that is ZEDE (Zone of Employment and Economic Development) Ciudad Morazán. For many years, she lived less than a kilometer from the spot where she is now growing her business. This land has always been agricultural land.…

Tales from Cities #2: Antwerp

Tales from Cities #2: Antwerp The de facto city-state of Antwerp was the dream of every libertarian in the 16th century. Merchants and traders were welcomed from far and beyond. Antwerp had a large foreign population, including many people of English and Italian descent. The city harboured a colourful and vibrant blend of cultures. The…

Tales From Cities #1: The Metaverse

Tales From Cities #1: The Metaverse What will cities look like in the Metaverse? No one knows for sure, but we can learn from the fragments of virtual cities that are already being constructed. Metaverse cities have one big advantage and one big disadvantage. One advantage is that physical laws need not apply in the…

Six Reasons Free Private Cities Give Us Hope

Six Reasons Free Private Cities Give Us Hope Free Private Cities (FPCs) is a revolutionary concept that stands to make the world safer and more prosperous. FPCs provide a practical solution for dysfunctional governments and struggling economies. Some of their functional elements are already being put into practice in projects such as Próspera and Morazán…

The Starting Signal for Hyperbitcoinization?

Aaron Koenig travels a lot in the global Bitcoin world, especially in Latin America. In this article he shares his thoughts on El Salvador’s decision to recognize Bitcoin as legal tender. The Starting Signal for Hyperbitcoinization? by Aaron Koenig   At the beginning of June 2021 in Miami, around 15,000 bitcoiners came together for the…

What are Free Private Cities?

Free Private Cities revive an old European tradition to which we owe much of our diversity and innovative power: They combine urban autonomy and mobile cosmopolitanism. Time and again in Europe productive people have had to flee plunder and persecution. Yet the continent differs from other parts of the world in that it has attracted…