MartinMartin van Staden is a co-founder of the Rational Standard and one of its current editors. He is a law student at the University of Pretoria, reading toward his bachelor of laws (LL.B) degree.

In October 2014, he joined African Students For Liberty (ASFL) as a Local Coordinator and established the organization’s first branch in South Africa. In 2015, he joined ASFL’s Executive Board and became the Southern African Regional Director until 2016, when he became the Southern African Academic Programs Director.

In addition to writing for the Rational Standard, Martin is the Editor in Chief of and a frequent contributor at the Free Market Foundation. His articles have appeared in the Pietermartizburg area newspaper The Witness, the Afrikaans weekly Rapport, Business Day, and The Star. He intermittently contributes to Business Day Live and Politicsweb.

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