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Tim and Joe share stories of their own experiences

ana009: Patrik Schumacher (1 of 4) | Introduction and Housing Controversy

This is the first in a series of four episodes about Patrik Schumacher, Director of Zaha Hadid Architects, one of the world’s premier architecture firms. Patrik is also an author, professor, lecturer, and architectural theorist.

In November 2016, Patrik gave a presentation at the World Architecture Festival promoting libertarian and even anarcho-capitalist solutions to London’s housing crisis. In the midst of the media maelstrom that followed, Tim wrote a blog post, presented in this episode, that defined anarcho-capitalism and defended Patrik’s proposals.

Then things got interesting…

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ana007: Citizen of Nowhere | Part 2: Joe’s Immigration Ordeal

Drawing on Joe’s own immigration experiences, we dig deeper into the “Freedom of Movement” conversation and discuss green cards, spouse visas, citizenship, immigrant enclaves, sidewalk entrepreneurship, book clubs, and “Moral Turpitude.”

Part 2 of the Citizen of Nowhere Series.

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ana006: Citizen of Nowhere | Part 1: Tim’s Abroad Life

Tim left his job as an architect to travel the world for a year with his young family.

How free are we to travel across the imaginary boundary lines that governments have arbitrarily defined?

If you don’t love it, can you leave it? Where would you go?

Part 1 of the Citizen of Nowhere Series.

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ana005: Joe’s House of Doom

Joe tells the harrowing tale of the house that tried to kill him.

How do we know if buildings are safe?

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ana004: Tim’s Solar Scam

Tim took advantage of government subsidies to install solar panels on his roof.

Is he a hypocrite?

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ana000: Breaking Ground

Introduction to the Anarchitecture Podcast – a meta-episode.

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