YAL in Action

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

Tag: Natural Disaster
  • Irene’s Broken Window

    Reuters reports that bulk stores have been getting a boost over the past few days thanks to people preparing for Hurricane Irene: Hastings expects Home Depot to do well, as it has 35 percent more stores than Lowe’s Cos Inc (LOW.N) in the affected region. He also expects Newell Rubbermaid Inc (NWL.N) to benefit from demand for …

  • Opposing ALL forced wealth transfers is key to achieving societal peace

    Though President Obama will almost certainly carry out a large-scale human rights intervention in Haiti, I still hope the US government decides to play no role whatsoever in response to the tragic earthquake that ravaged that country. It is immoral to redistribute wealth by force en masse, even if one calls it “foreign aid” or “disaster relief.” As Mary Ruwart points out, and …