Max Borders

mborders@fee.org

Max Borders is editor of The Freeman magazine and director of content for The Foundation for Economic Education (FEE). He is also author of Superwealth: Why we should stop worrying about the gap between rich and poor. A writer and innovator with a decade of experience in the non-profit world, Max works daily towards a condition of peace, freedom and abundance for all people.

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Rules Over Rulers

Do You Have the Civil Disobedience App?

You might be downloading tomorrow’s law

MARCH 03, 2015 by MAX BORDERS

As we engage in peer-to-peer civil disobedience, we are making choices that are leading to the emergence of new law, however slowly and clumsily it follows on.

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The Climate Complex Strikes Back

Was the New York Times piece against Willie Soon a hit job?

FEBRUARY 27, 2015 by MAX BORDERS

Climate-change skeptic Willie Soon may be an unethical, corporate-bought climate-change denier or the latest casualty of the Climate-Industrial Complex's immune response.

Clichés of Progressivism

#40 — “The Rich Are Getting Richer and the Poor Are Getting Poorer”

JANUARY 16, 2015 by MAX BORDERS

Progressives should admit that, though the rich have gotten richer, the poor have gotten richer, too.

Rules Over Rulers

The Parable of the Ginis

The trouble with taxation and redistribution

DECEMBER 29, 2014 by MAX BORDERS

Our progressive income tax system is arbitrary and immoral.

Rules Over Rulers

10 Charts to Brighten Your Century

Sometimes the hysteria just isn’t backed by the data

DECEMBER 16, 2014 by MAX BORDERS

Here are 10 examples of popular, explosive narratives that, when considered through a more dispassionate lens, get defused.

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December 2014

Unfortunately, educating people about phenomena that are counterintuitive, not-so-easy to remember, and suggest our individual lack of human control (for starters) can seem like an uphill battle in the war of ideas. So we sally forth into a kind of wilderness, an economic fairyland. We are myth busters in a world where people crave myths more than reality. Why do they so readily embrace untruth? Primarily because the immediate costs of doing so are so low and the psychic benefits are so high.
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