Rules Over Rulers
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.
The trouble with taxation and redistribution
DECEMBER 29, 2014 by MAX BORDERS
Our progressive income tax system is arbitrary and immoral.
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.
Progressive urban policies hurt the poor, pamper the rich, and drive off the middle class
AUGUST 13, 2014 by MAX BORDERS
The middle class hasn't disappeared; it's just been squeezed out of city after city by policies that please the aesthetic sensibilities of the wealthy.
An ultra-middle-class man’s letter to Nick Hanauer
JULY 09, 2014 by MAX BORDERS
A rich guy writes an open letter to other rich guys about inequality, pitchforks, and a $15 minimum wage. It goes viral. Finally, a middle-class guy responds.
How superstores create unsung benefits for Main Street
MAY 14, 2014 by MAX BORDERS
Opposition to big-box stores discounts their benefits to consumers--and to the very mom and pop stores they supposedly destroy.
MARCH 26, 2014 by MAX BORDERS
We are only effective to the degree that we can grow our ranks, lock our arms, and build our free world in parallel with the crumbling power hierarchies of the twentieth century.
The victimhood-industrial complex is confusing some libertarians
JANUARY 28, 2014 by MAX BORDERS
Some libertarians are getting caught up in the victimhood industrial complex. But our tradition already offers us a virtue we can embrace without collectivist identity politics.
30 common fallacies used against libertarians
NOVEMBER 13, 2013 by MAX BORDERS
If you've ever gotten into a "discussion," especially on social media, you've probably encountered more than your share of questionable debate tactics. We list a few you can expect if you start in. Add your own in the comments section.