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.
Related Freeman Articles
3 quick thoughts on the MSM, Libertarians, and Ferguson
AUGUST 15, 2014 by MAX BORDERS
The mainstream media are woefully behind on police militarization and police abuse. And yet they're attempting to gallop to the front of an army of libertarians and citizen activists who have been working this beat for years.
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.
Why were the East Germans more likely to cheat?
JULY 24, 2014 by MAX BORDERS
A recent study concludes that former East German communists are more likely to cheat in simulation games. Why? Jane Jacobs's work may offer some clues.
JULY 18, 2014 by MAX BORDERS
Healthcare is important, but we cannot pretend that it is a right.
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.
APRIL 22, 2014 by MAX BORDERS
It is simplistic to assume that people will blindly use up what sustains them. When people have incentives to conserve, they do.
APRIL 15, 2014 by MAX BORDERS
When economic inequality arises naturally in the marketplace, it largely reflects the ability of individuals to serve others; when it arises from political connections, it's unfair and corrupt.
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.