YAL in Action

Check out YAL activities on campus and updates from around the liberty movement.

Tag: Corporate Welfare
  • The Great Debate V, University of Cincinnati

    A copy of our poster that was used in advertising the debate on campus. One of our YAL Chapter’s favorite recurring events that we do each semester is the The Great Debate: A debate amongst all the political student groups on campus over a variety of current issues. This was the fifth iteration of such …

  • Corporate Welfare Event at The Ohio State University

    Early this September our YAL chapter at The Ohio State University had to opportunity to do a joint activism event with Americans for Prosperity about Corporate welfare. Corporate Welfare is definitely a topic that many people on both sides of the political spectrum can rally behind. In fact, In our past tabling activism, we found …

  • Star Wars and the Austrian School: Trade Routes (Part I)

    Part I: The Great Hyperspace War For those knowledgeable nerds who are well-versed in Star Wars expanded universe history (such as your author), they would be familiar with the lore of the Great Hyperspace War.  Originally appearing in the Tales of the Jedi comic book series and being mentioned throughout the Knights of the Old …

  • The Sweetest Sin

    In 1984, Coca Cola and Pepsi both announced that it was too expensive to continue using cane sugar to produce their soft drinks and that they would be switching to high fructose corn syrup as a cheaper alternative. This was in response to the U.S. Customs Service’s ban on the importation of sugar from foreign …

  • Debt ceiling a product of false debate

    Too often left out of the conversation on why America has reached the debt ceiling in the first place is the fact that the government has been forking over trillions (thousands of billions) to the wealthiest people and corporations in the country:  Billions in subsidies for Exxon Mobil, Monsanto, and GE. Billions “missing” (embezzled) in …

  • Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

  • Who does the corrupting?

    One of the most convenient bugbears of American politics is “the rich,” a group which is apparently perpetually engaged in corrupting well-meaning civil servants, taking money from taxpayers in the form of corporate welfare, and all around screwing the populace over by manipulating government for nefarious purposes. Does this happen sometimes?  Well yes, of course.  …