YAL in Action

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

Tag: Summer 2012
  • The 2012 YAL National Convention and Onward

    For those of you that attended the 2012 Young Americans for Liberty Convention, you should stop reading right here, because nothing that I can write on this blog is going to even begin to describe what we just experienced.  For the rest of you, read on and bear with me.  It may have something to …

  • Conservatives against Unconstitutional Undeclared Wars

    I recently took part in a “Conservatives against Unconstitutional Undeclared Wars” event, which can be easily duplicated in any area. We set this rally up in about a week and a half, and there were about 240 people there at one point! We got news coverage by the Charlotte Observer (largest news paper in NC) …

  • Behind the Scenes @ YAL’s 2012 National Convention

    Keep an eye on the YAL blog for photo updates from this year’s convention!  Here are a few early photos snapped on my phone (apologies for the poor quality). Above, YAL staffers prepare for the 2012 National Convention on site at Catholic University. Above, the podium is ready for the Convention, which kicks off tonight …

  • Laughs for Freedom: College Comedy Tour

    The 2012 Laughs for Freedom College Tour is almost here! Presented by The Society of Libertarian Entrepreneurs, Laughs for Freedom is a college tour that can bring pro-liberty stand-up comedy to your campus for free this Fall! The goal is to awaken students to the ideas of liberty, have them laughing their bums off at …

  • What Dale Carnegie Can Teach Us About Winning People Over To Liberty — Part One

    How to Win Friends and Influence People is a book which was originally published in 1936. Even after eight decades, the lessons taught by Dale Carnegie are still as invaluable and relevant today as they were during the Great Depression. As the pioneer of personal skills development, Carnegie’s advice has stood the test of time …

  • How to Win Friends and Respect Them: Why “Political Correctness” Belongs in Our Movement

    So here is some required reading — that is if we want out movement to be vibrant and diverse. It’s a free zine/pamplet called “said the pot to the kettle [feminist theory for anarchist men].” Now those words, feminism and anarchism, are two words that are not always thought to be associated with the Liberty …

  • YAL at the Texas Republican State Convention

    Young Americans For Liberty had the honor of tabling recently at the Republican Party of Texas’ state convention, where Congressman Ron Paul spoke and also hosted a breakout session. While YAL is a non-partisan organization, it’s always worthwhile when our members have the chance to reach outside of our normal student oriented sphere and discuss …

  • Libertarian Podcast for Your Listening Pleasure

    Hello YAL! I contribute to a podcast here in Indiana called We Are Libertarians, which basically looks at current events, philosophy, economics, etc and comments on them from a young libertarian perspective.  There are three of us:  myself, fellow YAL member Chris Gault, and a local Libertarian Party member, and we make a new episode …