Rules Over Rulers
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.
A challenge to partisans: What if you really could have your chosen system?
SEPTEMBER 12, 2013 by MAX BORDERS
Would you support a system that allowed everyone to live under the system they prefer? Or is making everyone live under your favorite system what really matters?
Shares in Incorporated Co-op Cities Might Be the Next Big Thing
AUGUST 14, 2013 by TOM W. BELL
Cities fail because governments take residents for granted and residents stop caring. An ownership model--based on co-ops or employee-owned firms--could fix that.
Honduras: from RED to ZEDE to … Freedom?
JUNE 27, 2013 by TOM W. BELL
Despite the Honduran Supreme Court's rejection of RED startup cities, the reformers are back. Honduras may have just created the world's freest municipalities.