Happy 2023! Gelukkig Nieuwjaar en Feliz Año! Nothing good in life happens without effort. Restoring and repopulating an abandoned village is an ambitious goal. And we are doing this in a time of instant gratification and massive distraction from our gadgets. But the rewards are huge too: liberty in our lifetime, for our children, and […]
We have a date for our meeting of the Free Commune: 17 December from 14.00 onwards in Almere. Write it down in your calendar!The meeting is for members as well as non-members. If you consider joining our group and would like to know more, do not hesitate to contact us!
Yes, our Free Commune has a news letter now! It’s for members only so you won’t find any subscribe button here. However, a summary of the most important events appears on our website:
Last weekend I remotely joined the conference Liberty in our Lifetime organized by the Free Cities foundation. Below is the text of the presentation for the “newcomers’ panel”: Finding Freedom as a modern pioneer.
A week ago, the first floating house or ‘Sea Pod’ was presented by Ocean Builders. This company is affiliated with the Seasteading Institute, a libertarian organization originally founded by Patri Friedman (grandson of Milton). What would have been a milestone in an ambitious project to achieve ‘liberty within our lifetime’ went horribly wrong. The ‘Seapod’ […]
Some weeks have passed and a lot of progress has been made. Several members of our group came by to see and decide for themselves if this beautiful but isolated village can be their home. During one such visits, an owner came along and called the mayor to send in two guys with brush cutters.
How can you make a trip to a normal, developed country more exciting? By taking an old car, load it up with two babies plus mamita, and drive for three days to get there. All in all I can say that part went very well. However…
Yes, we are still alive and kicking and ready for another expedition to explore abandoned villages in Galicia! The last couple of months have been extremely hectic. I lost my father and gained a daughter. All the while being very busy at work. Nevertheless, as live goes on, so did the planning for the next […]