About the Author
Matt Hampton is the commentary content associate for the Foundation for Economic Education.
Matt studied Advertising and Strategic Communications at Lindenwood University, where he was editor-in-chief of the campus news publication. His reporting and a podcast he produced as a student have been recognized by the College Media Association, the Missouri College Media Association, and the Society of Professional Journalists. His experience also includes graphic design and communications positions, including an internship with The Well News in Washington, D.C.
Matt is a native of the St. Louis, Missouri, area and has a strong interest in writing, culture, and politics.