Tag Archives: students for liberty

Johnson Online Town Hall with Alexander McCobin and more media coverage

Gary Johnson participated in an online town hall with Alexander McCobin of Students for Liberty. They go over what the SFL stands for, getting into the debates, the SCOTUS ruling on healthcare, Ron Paul, the coming economic collapse, and a host of other substantial issues. The video can be found at Vokle: TOWN HALL WITH GOV.Read more ...

LP Monday Message: Students For Liberty Conference

Libertarian Party HQ message this past Monday:

Dear Friend of Liberty,

The Libertarian Party hosted a booth at the 2011 International Students For Liberty Conference over the weekend. You can view a brief video of the event here.

Students For Liberty (SFL) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide a unified, student-driven forum of support for students and student organizations dedicated to liberty.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party Monday Message: Video from CPAC 2011

Dear Friend of Liberty,

I think you’ll enjoy this video of the LP in action at CPAC (pronounced "see-pack"), the Conservative Political Action Conference.

LP Headquarters staff and volunteers hosted a booth last Thursday through Saturday here in Washington, D.C., featuring the World’s Smallest Political Quiz and the "Republican Wall of Shame."

Our new video specialist, Nigel Lyons, interviewed everyone from Libertarians to Republicans, as well as representatives from various nonpartisan groups like Students for Liberty and Young Americans for Liberty.… Read more ...

Students increasingly identify with alternative parties

Rob Nielsen in the Volante (University of South Dakota student voice) [excerpt]:

Two years ago, the College Libertarians formed. Last year the now disbanded Students Against the State organized.

And just this semester, the College Socialist have thrown their hat into the ring as well.

Richardson said the trend is part of a broader change in the political landscape of America linked to a disaffection with the two mainstream parties and the voting public’s tendency to lean Independent.… Read more ...

A Libertarian’s Declaration of Independence from the Republican Party

The Myth of the Two-Party System by Casey Given at Students for Liberty, UC Berkeley, quoted at Poli-Tea:

Perhaps I’m just blind, but I fail to distinguish any semblance of dissimilarity between Republicans and Democrats in modern politics. On the federal level, both parties have supported foreign interventionism in Iraq and Afghanistan, massive bailouts via the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), violations of our civil liberties via the PATRIOT Act, and secretive prisons overseas such as Guantanamo Bay.

Read more ...

Students for Liberty (via Libertarian Party blog): Is “Conservative” a Dirty Word?

Libertarian Party blog links and excerpts

From Students for Liberty:

Is “Conservative” a Dirty Word?

by Clark Ruper

The relationship between libertarians and conservatives has been a hot topic lately.  The latest edition of Reason Magazine features the debate Where Do Libertarians Belong? between Brink Lindsey (Cato), Jonah Goldberg (National Review), and Matt Kibbe (FreedomWorks).  The debate addresses where libertarians fall on the political spectrum and whether they should embrace the tea party movement.  Last week, Students For Liberty and America’s Future Foundation co-hosted the Libertarianism v.Read more ...

Libertarians Try to Come to University of Richmond

A political science major at Virginia’s University of Richmond is trying to bring a new perspective to the university’s political organizations, with Students for Liberty, a libertarian group. The organization has over a hundred twenty-five chapters across all fifty states, and promotes the libertarian philosophy of social and economic freedom.

But there is a problem.… Read more ...

An introduction to Students For Liberty

Posted at http://www.studentsforliberty.org/news/sfl-video/ by Alexander McCobin

SFL has just released its first video: An Introduction to Students For Liberty. The video highlights SFL’s mission and activities. Its purpose is to spread the word about SFL, so please start sending this clip to all your friends and families! To lean about SFL’s new videos as they are released, check out SFL’s YouTube Channel.

Read more ...