YAL in Action

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

Tag: Voluntary Action
  • Choose Charity at the University of Alabama

    To cap off another tremendous semester at the University of Alabama,our chapter of Young Americans for Liberty volunteered with the West Alabama Food Bank to show our support for charity. As Liberty loving Americans we recognize the importance of private organizations helping those who are less fortunate, so our chapter packaged dozens of meals to …

  • Voluntary Action @ South Alabama University

    This semester our chapter at South Alabama has been focusing on small service projects to help educate our members about voluntary action. So far we’ve hosted a clothing / supply drive for the Penelope House, donated hundreds of scarves to Goodwill Easter Seals, and collected recyclables from around campus. This month we’ll be doing a …

  • Keep the Love in R 3VOL UTION

    We tout “The R3VOLUTION” — a revolution of love. But let us remember what that means. When we offer our solutions to the problems of society, we must first state our opposition to the status quo. If we don’t do that then we have no credibility. Libertarianism is not and should never be an endorsement …

  • Craigslist: How the founder espouses liberty ideals

    All of the quotes and information used in the post can be found in Founders at Work by Jessica Livingston. Craigslist was founded in early 1995 by Craig Newmark; it started as a simple e-mail list that grew exponentially over the next few years.  Newmark, who worked in the tech industry, would send an e-mail …

  • Re: Capitalism Without Guilt

    Mikayla, I think libertarians justifiably have many disagreements with Ayn Rand. (her famous denunciation of us as “ippes of de racht”) was particularly short-sighted) However, her principled argument that — despite the common cry of American humanities professors — socialism wasn’t “too good for people” but rather, people were “too good for socialism” is the sort of …