All posts by Stephen Kent

Young Voices in the News (March 12th – March 16th)

Stricter Age Restrictions on Gun Purchases Don’t Make Sense (NATIONAL REVIEW) – Bradley Polumbo

Baltimore’s Failed Surveillance Regime (AMERICAN CONSERVATIVE) – Dan King

Liberty Won’t Be Achieved By Expanding This Big, Failed Government Program (GLENN BECK) – Cory Mass

The Trump Administration’s War on New Housing (CITYLAB) – Nolan Gray

Ky.’s Pension Crisis Isn’t Just a Funding Problem (LEXINGTON HERALD LEADER) – Nolan Gray

Let Insurance Market Regulate Police Conduct (LAS CRUCES SUN NEWS) – Ruben Pacheco

Nashville Could Be A National Example For Transit–If They Don’t Screw It Up (PLANETIZEN) – Ethan A. Greene

Let Nurse Practitioners Work (TOWNHALL) – Christian Barnard

& Ibis Valdes on the Cuban election for the Rob Schilling Show


Podcast #102: How to incentivize better policing

Being a cop is really tough. It’s also really risky. So how do we get the best possible policing and measured responses from a profession so high stress and life threatening?

Ruben Pacheco wrote in the Las Cruces Sun Times about bringing private insurance markets into the picture to cover officers like Geico covers you as a driver. This way the process of accountability becomes attached to the officer’s wallet, not the political process. It’s a revolutionary idea.

#102: How to incentivize better policing

Follow Ruben on Twitter at @Rpachec4 and Young Voices at @YVadv

Young Voices in the news (Feb 23rd – March 9th)



We Don’t Need Climate Planners to Be Our Population Planners (FEE) – Josh Smith

Cruelty toward immigrants is bipartisan (RARE) – Ruben Pacheco

Your Tattoos Are Problematic (REASON MAGAZINE) – Liz Wolfe

The Trump administration throws a lifeline to ObamaCare victims (THE HILL) – Charlie Katebi

War Powers: Return to Congress (REAL CLEAR DEFENSE) – Michael Shindler

On “merit-based” immigration, Republicans love big government (RARE) – Brad Polumbo

If Concealed Carry Reciprocity Would Violates State’s Rights, So Does The Civil Rights Act (THE FEDERALIST) – Matthew Larosiere

Are ‘Defense Hawks’ and ‘Fiscal Conservatives’ at Odds? (REAL CLEAR DEFENSE) – Jake Grant

Iceland Could Start a Worldwide Shift Away From Circumcision (SPLICE) – Sam Dunkovich

Kim Kardashian West highlights the beauty of markets (RARE) – Tirzah Duren

Trumponomics Challenges Mainstream Fiscal Paradigms (REAL CLEAR POLICY) – Albert Gustafson