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Podcast #69: Foreign Aid is Hurting Not Helping Somalia

Ibrahim Anoba of Nigeria has some words of tough love for Somalia and supporters of sending foreign aide. STOP! He wrote about this in FEE this week. Ibrahim joins the Young Voices podcast to explain why well intentioned foreign aide is doing more harm than good.


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Bill Wirtz joins Sky News for the French Election 2017

Young Voices Advocate, Bill Wirtz, sat down with Sky News on election night in Paris to talk about Macron’s victory in the presidential race. They talk about how Macron pulled it off and how younger voters factored into the election.



Will a ‘mincome’ catch on in the US? One CA company is about to find out

Katie Modesitt, a Young Voices Advocate from the San Francisco Bay Area, joined “Pat & Stu” today to discuss Silicon Valley’s potentially world-changing experiment with Universal Basic Income, or “mincome.”

A private tech company in Oakland is experimenting with providing a hundred families with $1500-2000 monthly. Katie felt the experiment has a libertarian feel to it because it may eliminate the vast bureaucracy that has built up around the welfare state but acknowledged that it only works if the welfare state is disbanded.

Read more and watch the video interview at The Blaze