By Aleksa Burmazovic Asgardia is the world’s first society to be located entirely off-world: despite the impressive concept art that one encounters on the recently created (2016) startup society’s website, its properties in low-earth orbit currently consist of a single breadbox-sized satellite – ASGARDIA-1. “Cloud storage” isn’t quite […]
By Jidy Chitta Startup Societies Foundation As the startup societies movement has matured a few core tenets have emerged to explain the value of creating startup societies to the broader world. The concept of competitive governance is one of those tenets. In a nutshell, the theory of competitive […]
By Pedro Dias Startup Societies Foundation In 1860, the Belgian economist and botanist Paul Emile de Puydt published the essay Panarchy, originally in French¹, in the periodical Revue Trimestrielle, in which he outlined a political system in which everyone would have the right to choose under which form […]
This is how it’s done. Listen here. Joe McKinney, founder and CEO of the Startup Societies Foundation, discusses the array of models and possibilities for “startup societies,” whereby new or existing communities establish arrangements in which the hand of the state is felt more lightly.
Are startup societies a way of building the infrastructure for pan-secessionist action?
If the objective of pan-anarchism/anarcho-pluralism is the replacement of states with societies organized on the basis of decentralized, voluntary associations, then a question that arises involves the issue of what kinds criteria individual communities would have to meet of qualify as legitimate voluntary associations of these kinds. The […]
An interesting conference on startup societies is coming up next month at Georgetown University. Get the details here. Startup societies may be a way to develop the infrastructure that is needed for a broader pan-secessionist action against central governments and the global corporatocracy. Anarchist and other radical organizations […]
Via The Daily Bell Startup societies are disrupting the industry called government. New methods of governance are being experimented with that promise to make the old dinosaurs of social control go extinct. When new governments are formed, people can vote with their feet for the best style of […]