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ana029: Hospital Space is Inhibited, so Public Space is Prohibited

ana029: Hospital Space is Inhibited, so Public Space is Prohibited

May 16, 2020

How does a quarantine affect public space?

Why aren’t there enough ICU beds?

Tim reflects on his experience designing hospitals to explain why the US healthcare infrastructure may be ill-equipped to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Spoiler alert: It’s far from anything resembling a free market.

This stress on the healthcare system has been used to justify unprecedented restrictions on the use of government-owned public space. How would private owners of public space manage infection risk in a stateless society?

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ana028: Anarchitecture 101 | John Ellis Interviews Tim

ana028: Anarchitecture 101 | John Ellis Interviews Tim

January 29, 2020

John Ellis is a student in the School of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.

He is also, arguably more auspiciously, a long-time Anarchitecture Podcast listener.

Tim has been working with John over the past few months as an advisor for his thesis project. John was recently given an assignment to record a podcast for one of his classes, and interviewed Tim in a wide-ranging discussion which John's class will be forced to listen to.

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ana027: 11 Spooky Fears About Short-Term Rentals | ASSUAGED!!!

ana027: 11 Spooky Fears About Short-Term Rentals | ASSUAGED!!!

October 31, 2019

 Tim rents his home as a short-term rental on summer weekends.

Why is this so scary to everyone else?

 We discuss eleven fears about short-term rentals, one of which is legitimate. Fear not, we have a non-governmental solution for that one. All others will be #ASSUAGED!!!

 11 Fears About Short Term Home Rentals

  • Fear #1 - Home rentals hurt a town's "character"
  • Fear #2 - Home rentals make housing less affordable
  • Fear #3 - Home rentals are unsafe
  • Fear #4 - Home rentals are not in compliance with building codes
  • Fear #5 - Home rentals are not licensed and inspected as lodging places
  • Fear #6 - Home rentals are preparing and serving food without a license
  • Fear #7 - Home rentals are not ADA / FHA compliant for accessibility for people with disabilities
  • Fear #8 - Home rentals do not have adequate insurance
  • Fear #9 - Home rentals are not paying taxes
  • Fear #10 - Home rentals are unfair competition to hotels
  • Fear #11 - Home rentals are creating nuisances

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ana026: Music of Anarchitecture | Joe on Sounds Like Liberty

ana026: Music of Anarchitecture | Joe on Sounds Like Liberty

September 5, 2019

Joe was interviewed on the "Sounds Like Liberty" podcast about:

  • The music of Anarchitecture Podcast
  • Our band
  • The making of "Theme from Friends Against Government"
  • How naming our band killed our faith in democracy (and might get us in trouble someday)
  • 5 (or 10) albums that everybody needs to hear

Check out our band "Diametric" at diametricband.com, where you can stream our music and find links to spotify, itunes, and several other platforms.

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ana025: Free Private Cities | Titus Gebel Interview

ana025: Free Private Cities | Titus Gebel Interview

July 18, 2019

We interview Titus Gebel, the Founder, President and CEO of Free Private Cities Inc.

Free Private Cities is working towards building new, greenfield cities using a model of individual bilateral contracts between each citizen and the city owner/operator.

In his book, "Free Private Cities: Making Governments Compete for You," Titus describes why and how Free Private Cities should be developed.

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ana024: Stroads to Destatalization | Chuck Marohn Interview Breakdown

ana024: Stroads to Destatalization | Chuck Marohn Interview Breakdown

June 20, 2019

We expand on some of the more challenging issues raised during our interview with Chuck Marohn of Strong Towns in episode #ana023.

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ana023: Strong Towns for Libertarians | Chuck Marohn Interview

ana023: Strong Towns for Libertarians | Chuck Marohn Interview

May 18, 2019

 

Chuck Marohn's "Strong Towns" philosophy has been a huge influence on our thinking. StrongTowns.org has grown from a personal blog into one of the most influential urbanist movements in America, with thousands of members and millions of readers worldwide.

 

Strong Towns is common sense, yet iconoclastic: Cities and towns need to manage their finances responsibly, and develop their infrastructure accordingly.

 

While Chuck's prognoses may sound pessimistic, he believes that positive changes must happen at the level of the local community, rather than chasing easy money from Wall Street and Washington. This is an approach that we can get behind.

 

Chuck's forthcoming book "Strong Towns: A Bottom-Up Revolution to Rebuild American Prosperity" is available for pre-order, and will be released on October 1st, 2019.

 

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ana022: AGENDA 21 Doesn’t Exist | Free Market Nature Preserves | Who’s Down With PPP?

ana022: AGENDA 21 Doesn’t Exist | Free Market Nature Preserves | Who’s Down With PPP?

May 1, 2019

 We expand on some of the AGENDA 21 topics raised in episode #ana021. We expand on Smart Growth, libertarian approaches to preserving nature, and Public-Private Partnerships.

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ana021: AGENDA 21!!! | Friends Against Government

ana021: AGENDA 21!!! | Friends Against Government

April 18, 2019

We join the Friends Against Government Podcast for a "Conspiracy Court" trial of UN AGENDA 21. From Smart Meters, to Smart Growth, to Smart Cities, to Smart Deer, how afraid should we be?

This episode is Not Suitable for Work, or really for any self-respecting human being.

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ana020: The Power of Place-Based Community | Tim’s Freecoast 2018 Speech

ana020: The Power of Place-Based Community | Tim’s Freecoast 2018 Speech

November 7, 2018

Is community compatible with libertarian individualism?

At the Freecoast Festival V in Portsmouth, NH, Tim told the story of how he came to understand the necessity of community in Panama. He discussed:

  • How community should be understood from the perspective of individualism, and in contrast to collectivism.
  • Four Bases of Community: People, Place, Profit, and Philosophy
  • How the Free State Project has unintentionally created an incredibly strong community of libertarians in New Hampshire, and how this community has made liberty possible for each individual.

This episode includes Tim's full speech and a post-game discussion with Tim and Joe.

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