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Free Cities: From Honduras to Jamaica?

OCTOBER 24, 2012 by MAX BORDERS

Now that the Honduran Supreme Court has struck down legislation that would allow for a Hong Kong-style free city to spring up in that corrupt and beleaguered country, the Jamaican government is now sitting up and taking notice.

Officials with the corporation (MKG) that would develop free cities are already in talks with the Jamaican government, according to this report. (Use Google translate if you don’t read Spanish).

The free cities effort, like seasteading, is essentially a movement to create new social operating systems that will give people more opportunities to vote with their feet (or their boats).

 

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Max Borders is the editor of The Freeman and director of content for FEE. He is also cofounder of the event experience Voice & Exit and author of Superwealth: Why we should stop worrying about the gap between rich and poor.

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