PorcFest 2014 Media Roundup

PorcFest 2014 Media Roundup

LANCASTER – Plans are underway for the Free State Project‘s twelfth annual PorcFest.  Not many details have been released about this year’s schedule. Several popular events from past years will be returning: Buzz’ Big Gay Dance Party – one of the most popular events each year, featuring wild costumes and pumping house music.  The hostess, […]

Shire Co-op: Building a Freer Community

Shire Co-op: Building a Freer Community

MANCHESTER – Over the last year, Community Market Days (CMDs) have sprung up in Manchester.  I attended one in January and left with a ridiculous quantity of food: several pounds of humanely-raised ham, bacon, two varieties of sausage, and pork chops from Bardo Farm; two dozen eggs; baked goods; and grassfed ground beef ordered wholesale. […]

Liberty Forum: Moved By Liberty

Liberty Forum: Moved By Liberty

MANCHESTER – The eighth annual New Hampshire Liberty Forum returns next week. This liberty-focused conference is put on each year by the Free State Project as a means of highlighting the state of New Hampshire as one of the world’s premiere destinations for those who place a high value on individual freedom. While the official […]

Radical Entrepreneurship at the Freecoast Festival

Issue #19 – Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014 PORTSMOUTH – The First Annual Freecoast Festival took place Sept. 19-20 in the New Hampshire towns of Portsmouth and Newmarket. Over 100 attendees enjoyed a variety of scheduled events, heard presentations from several New Hampshire-based entrepreneurs, and attended the grand opening of the Praxeum, a new co-working space […]

New Hampshire Liberty New Media Roundup

New Hampshire Liberty New Media Roundup

Issue #15 – Thursday, August 28, 2014 New Hampshire has a plethora of liberty-themed podcasts, vlogs, and YouTube channels.  Here’s a rundown, in alphabetical order (if we missed any, feel free to let us know at contact@shirelibertynews.com). Liberty-themed New Media in New Hampshire A Darker Shade of Liberty is hosted by Daniel C. in Manchester […]

Freecoast Festival Schedule Filling Out

Freecoast Festival Schedule Filling Out

PORTSMOUTH –  The Freecoast.org, which fosters the growing liberty movement in the Seacoast region of New Hampshire, has released new details about the upcoming first annual Freecoast Festival. The event takes place Sept. 19-20, 2014 in the towns of Portsmouth, Newmarket and Lee, New Hampshire. The weekend’s festivities kick off with a private screening of Hori Smoku: […]

Bitcoin Accepted by New Hampshire Candidates

Bitcoin Accepted by New Hampshire Candidates

Bitcoin, the increasingly popular peer-to-peer, stateless cryptocurrency, has been embraced by New Hampshire political candidates.  In May, the Federal Election Commission made Bitcoin a legal form of currency for campaign contributions. Since then, New Hampshire liberty candidates have wasted  no time adopting its use in their fundraising. According to a recent article on SYS-CON, about […]

DIY Liberty – PorcFest Part 2

Issue #7 – Thursday, July 3, 2014 LANCASTER – Continuing on from last week’s report, on Day 5 of PorcFest I attended “Self-Sufficient, Prepper, Survivalist: Which One Am I?” at which five panelists and a moderator discussed their views and goals regarding prepping and self-sufficiency. The variety of lifestyles represented demonstrated that there is no […]

DIY Liberty

DIY Liberty

Issue #6 – Thursday, June 26, 2014 LANCASTER – Today is day five of PorcFest, the Free State Project‘s premier annual event designed to showcase the liberty community in New Hampshire. This year’s event is the largest yet, featuring four tents plus the pavilion at Roger’s Campground holding a nonstop array of lectures, panel discussions, […]