Martin van Staden

Libertarian Jurisprudence & Free Market Economics


Martin is a passionate libertarian writer. He has published hundreds of articles in the mainstream and alternative press, has conducted extensive research on South African public policy and jurisprudence, and has co-authored a monograph about South African telecommunications policy, as well as edited and published a book compiling various articles about fallism in South Africa.

He is a director and editor in chief of two publication companies. Rational Publications (Pty) Ltd is a South African company which owns the Rational Standard, a news and analysis platform providing commentary from a free market, individualist perspective. Being Libertarian LLC is an American company based in Virginia, and owns Being Libertarian, one of the fastest-growing online libertarian communities.