Applications are exploding for Young Voices’ fall Advocate Program

With one month left, Young Voices has already received 56 applications from talented Millennial libertarian writers looking to join our ranks. This has so far exceeded our goals that we’ve started reviewing applications early.

So, if you know a prospective Young Voices Advocate (or are one yourself), please tell them to apply ASAP! Early applications will be given preference given the high demand. The deadline is September 8th.

Young Voices in the news this week (Aug 12-Aug 18)

Cory Booker’s Pot Bill Is What We Need—but It’s Probably a Pipe Dream (Daily Beast) – Liz Wolfe & Lucy Steigerwald
The Practical Libertarian’s Case for Single Payer Healthcare (CounterPunch) – Camilo Gomez
More Aid is Bad for Famine Relief in Africa (Daily Caller) – Ibrahim Anoba & Tirzah Duren
Sometimes State Preemption Is a Good Thing (CityLab) – Nolan Gray
The Decline of Big Labor (RealClearPolicy) – Stephen Lusk
Trump Should Invite Kim Jong Un to Washington (RealClearDefense) – John Dale Grover
No safe haven for minorities in Nigeria (Qrius) – Oluwafemi Ogunjobi
Free speech might be coming to Berkeley in a shocking turn of events (Washington Examiner) – Liz Wolfe
Trump’s Immigration Plan Will Harm Americans and the Economy (CounterPunch) – Dylan Moore
This Law Could Make or Break High-Capacity Magazine Bans (RealClearPolicy) – Matt Larosiere
The Problem With Categorizing White Nationalists as Terrorists (Playboy) – Liz Wolfe

Podcast #81: Free Speech Bills (Handle With Care)

Chris Machold has a warning for state implementing laws to protect free speech, handle with care. While these bills have great potential to move the meter towards more speech on campuses, instead of less, they can implemented in a way that backfires. Machold joins the Young Voices Podcast to discuss his piece in TownHall and talk free speech.

Follow Chris on Twitter @ChristheBearded and Young Voices @YVADV and Stephen @Stephen_Kent89

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Podcast #80: What if Trump Invited Kim Jong Un to Washington?

John Dale Grover has a bold idea for President Trump.

Stop Tweeting and have Kim Jong Un to DC, and then visit North Korea. In an age of increased communication capability we are more disconnected from this foe than ever. It’s not like the era of “the red phone” with Moscow. Miscommunication can have disastrous ramifications. John was published in RealClearDefense making the case for this meeting and he joins the the show to discuss.

Follow John on Twitter @JohnDaleGrover