RT broadcast: Renouncing US citizenship, for tax and political reasons

Saturday, 4 May 2013 by Mike Gogulski
diary, people, politics | 2 Comments »

RT segment from April 15, 2013 in "honor" of US income tax day. Features noted figures Jet Li and Eduardo Saverin, who recently quit their American citizenship for tax reasons. Freddi M. Weintraub, a tax attorney, provides insight into the ...

Feature article on me

Wednesday, 7 December 2011 by Mike Gogulski
diary | 3 Comments »

Dear Friends, My renunciation of citizenship is the subject of a feature article at Global Post: Many have burned their passports as a form of political protest. But Gogulski is one of only two Americans known to be ballsy enough to have ...

Superman renouncing US citizenship

Thursday, 28 April 2011 by Mike Gogulski
art | 2 Comments »

Well, finally. If wee Kal-El came to Earth today the way he did back in the late 1930s, he would be arrested on arrival as an illegal immigrant and disappear into an ICE detention camp for decades... assuming that the SuperToddler ...

At long last…

Wednesday, 16 March 2011 by Mike Gogulski
diary | 4 Comments »

Since I started this site I've had a Google News thingy tracking things like "renounce citizenship". Every once in a while, something interesting comes along. A couple months ago there began the annual string of stories about people giving up US ...

Jeff Knaebel, renunciant ex-American, dead in self-immolation suicide in India

Friday, 28 January 2011 by Mike Gogulski
diary | 24 Comments »

In June 2009, I reported here on Jeff Knaebel's dramatic act of renouncing his US citizenship in India. On 4 July 2009, Jeff was interviewed on Free Talk Live. Jeff Knaebel, R.I.P. From the Hindustan Times: American kills self, blames India, US An American ...

Interview with RT (Russia Today) News

Wednesday, 4 August 2010 by Mike Gogulski
diary, war | 20 Comments »

My appearance earlier today on RT News, via Skype. [youtube][/youtube]

Rising renunciation of US citizenship

Wednesday, 7 April 2010 by Mike Gogulski
diary | 11 Comments »

Coming up on the second anniversary of's inception, I've now received a number of inquiries from people considering renouncing their US citizenship, for various reasons. These were coming to me at a rate of one every three to four months, ...

Going stateless: the cost

Saturday, 20 February 2010 by Mike Gogulski
diary | 11 Comments »

What can you get for free by happening to be born within some arbitrary boundaries, but must pay $450 to get rid of? US citizenship, if the State Department's recently-announced plan to raise consular services fees goes through. From the Klasko, Rulon, ...

Interview: Markíza Magazine

Monday, 10 August 2009 by Mike Gogulski
diary, mind control | 8 Comments »

This interview was published, in Slovak, by Markíza Magazine on 2 July 2009. The English text here is a loose back-translation of the Slovak text of the published article, which is available at This is a translation of a translation ...

Reader feedback

Tuesday, 4 August 2009 by Mike Gogulski
people | 4 Comments »

Sometimes I get reader feedback of various sorts. This particular bit has been taking up two slots in my inbox for a while, and it's time to purge: From "Sioux Warrior" at 2:54am: why did you renounce US citizenship? are you fucking ...
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