Education & Training Director/Learn Liberty Managing Director at Students For Liberty. Bernardo is from Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Born and raised there, Bernardo got to know the liberty movement and SFL through his Alma Mater Ibmec Business School, a pro-market college in Brazil, where he majored in International Relations. Within Students For Liberty, Bernardo first joined as a coordinator, later being hired to work with SFL Brasil. He has since moved to SFL Academy, and now works with international trainings and academic courses.
There was a time when the debate around Section 230 was limited to the underworld of D.C. tech policy folks, but this is certainly no longer the case. While this once obscure part of the Communications Decency Act was gradually becoming more of a discussion point, it was thrust into the mainstream when Twitter and Facebook banned Donald Trump from their platforms after he posted incendiary tweets. Who is liable for content? While it would seem like deplatforming the President of the United States would be the crowning achievement of, as Trump puts it, government’s gift to big
There's nothing more personal than who you love, who you're attracted to, and how you identify. Love is a beautiful and unique expression. And to be proud of the liberty to love whomever and however you want is to celebrate each person's individuality. But the collectivization of the concept of gender and sexuality still runs rampant. While it’s common to see gay couples holding hands on the streets of major cities, the controversy surrounding transgender individuals’ choice of bathroom remains. The origins of the gay pride movement The gay pride movement started precisely
On December 15, 2022, under Elon Musk, Twitter suspended several prominent journalists' accounts from publications such as The New York Times, The Washington Post, and CNN, among others. In a bizarre appearance on a Twitter Spaces conversation, Musk tried - and failed - to justify the suspension by alleging that these journalists had violated Twitter rules by sharing links that contained live location information. That in itself was a strange turn of events, as Musk had previously stated that this very activity would not be banned: https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1589414958508691456 However,
On December 13, 2022, recognition of gay marriage became the law of the land in the United States. President Biden signed the Respect for Marriage Act seven years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Constitution guarantees the right to same-sex marriage, invalidating all laws that say otherwise. The original decision was a narrow one: five judges voted in favor of same-sex unions and four against. That decision, though, in addition to some recent language in SCOTUS decisions, was enough to convince Congress to act. The consensus of that five-justice majority was that
Most corporate April Fools’ Day jokes might be cringeworthy, but not Reddit’s. For the second time, Reddit created an open, collaborative canvas where anyone — and I mean anyone — can paint. But there is a catch: each person can only edit one pixel every five minutes. The only way to render a cohesive image is through the collaboration of thousands of anonymous people through spontaneous order. Spontaneous orders are, to put it simply, undesigned orders. Contrary to what many people believe, Hayek didn’t quite coin the phrase, but he did popularize it, and there is a lot we can
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