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SFL FranceStudents For Liberty and our network of activists are regularly featured in national and international media outlets on a wide variety of topics. Below are some examples of SFL’s media presence during November 2016.

  • SFL France were featured in a full page article in Germany’s largest Sunday paper, Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, which explored the classical liberal movement in France (pictured right).
  • Writing for the Foundation for Economic Education, Jeffrey Tucker referenced the fact that Students For Liberty has helped incubate pro-liberty organizations that remain key players in the vibrant Brazilian liberty movement. Read the full article here.
  • Our Open Letter to College Democrats was picked up by Graham Vyse at the New Republic, who devoted an entire article to explaining the ways in which libertarians and progressives can cooperate on certain issues. Read the full article here.
  • Bill Wirtz, a Local Coordinator at European Students For Liberty, wrote an extremely popular op-ed for the PanAm Post criticizing apologists for Cuban dictator Fidel Castro following his death. Read the full article here.
  • Martin van Staden, member of African Students For Liberty’s Executive Board, was published in CNBCAfrica. He criticized government interference in the South African healthcare system in the context of the National Health Act. Read the full article here.

UPDATE: Look out for Students For Liberty’s Stephen Duke tonight on CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360 at 8-9pm ET.

The following is an open letter from all of us at Students For Liberty.

For more information, or to join the SFL network, please subscribe here or reach out to North American Programs Director David Clement at dclement@studentsforliberty.org.

Dear College Democrats,

This election has left progressives and liberals feeling scared about the prospects for America’s future. Many libertarians share your concerns about the direction the country is headed, and we at Students For Liberty are no exception.

Considering the widespread outrage at the results of the election, we want to make this clear: if you are a College Democrat (or Democrat-affiliated) group and share our concerns on certain issues, we are more than willing to work with you and provide you with any resources you need.

After this polarizing election, we’re taking a stand to advocate for people and education over politics and division. You’re invited to become part of this much-needed conversation by joining the SFL network. Pro-liberty students and liberals/progressives share similar perspectives on many different issues, and we’d love to support your activism in areas such as:

  • Police brutality
  • Criminal justice reform
  • Defending press freedom and the right to privacy
  • Anti corruption initiatives
  • Freedom of speech and expression

We provide grants, training, activism resources, and access to a network of pro-liberty students not just in the United States, but all around the world.

Whatever your issue of choice is, we’re here to help make sure pro-liberty beliefs, whether expressed by libertarians or liberals/progressives, are represented on college campuses across the country (and world)! We’ll never subject you to a purity test or demand allegiance to any particular candidate or approach. As long as your message is pro-liberty, we’re more than happy to help.

Since we’re not a chapter-based organization, College Democrats groups can retain their status while still taking advantage of resources from SFL. We want to build coalitions with student groups who share aspects of our vision for a better society, and we want to provide student activists with the support they need to act on their frustrations following the election. Working together, we can bring about positive change. Are you with us?

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Sincerely & For Liberty, 

SFL North America 

 

If you’re in the DC area, you may want to check out this event next Tuesday, December 4 at the Microsoft Innovation and Policy Center downtown. SFL Co-Founder and President Alexander McCobin will be joining representatives from the Young Democrats of America and the College Republicans to discuss the beliefs and opinions of today’s youth, how they are reflected at the polls, and the implications for the future. Don’t miss this opportunity for free lunch and lively discussion! (more…)