Here’s my opening statement for my Students for Liberty debate with Will Wilkinson. Enjoy. Libertarians have a standard set of fundamental criticisms of the welfare state. Forced charity is unjust. Individuals have a moral right to decide if and when they want to help others. Forced charity is unnecessary. In a free market, voluntary donations […]
So you went to a networking event. You met a lot of new people, delivered your elevator speech a few dozen times, and came home with fistfuls of business cards. Networking accomplished, right?
A little planning and preparation go a long way to turn what could be an overwhelming experience into an extremely rewarding weekend.
Dress for the job you want.
In addition to being perhaps the most well-known libertarian think tank in the U.S., the Cato Institute also runs an extremely rigorous internship program. It’s also extremely competitive. The summer term is more difficult to get into than Harvard, to give you an idea.
ISLFC a perfect opportunity to get ideas for campus leadership, talk to professors and intellectuals you admire, or find a connection for a summer internship, so don’t let it go to waste. Here are some go-to tips to make the most of the weekend.
Suppose that while you’re in college, one of your professors challenges you to look at the world from a different perspective. Or perhaps you discover that you’re really good at research and writing. Or you’re realizing that your classes are making you want to learn more about your discipline–even teach it. At this point, you […]
If you’re interested in Ayn Rand’s writing and will be attending the International Students for Liberty Conference, come a day early and learn about Ayn Rand’s unique and integrated moral-philosophical argument and its connection to a free society. The seminar will examine three of her essays, “The Objectivist Ethics,” “Man’s Rights,” and “What Is Capitalism” […]
Will you be in DC next month for the annual International Students For Liberty Conference? It’s not too late to register! Taking place on the weekend of February 26-28, the conference is the largest gathering of pro-liberty students from all over the globe. Other organizations which fight for economic liberty and personal freedom, like the […]
Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) has a few breakout sessions at ISFLC 2016 you wont want to miss. Be sure to register for ISFLC before the new year when prices jump! Looking for another reason to attend the 9th International Students For Liberty Conference? I’ve got three: David Friedman, Bryan Caplan, and Antony Davies. The […]
Every year, thousands of student leaders from around the world descend on Washington, D.C. to discuss and debate strategies for creating a freer future. This year ISFLC2016 is the weekend of February 26th. Mark your calendars! This is a great opportunity for students passionate about the ideas of liberty. Whether you’re a student looking to […]