Political involvement is an important part of being a responsible citizen. In addition to making your voice heard, being politically engaged allows you to learn more about your community and connect with the people around you. It’s important to understand the ideas of liberty and connect with fellow classical liberals, but it’s critical that we also connect with those from across the political spectrum. This not only allows us to better understand how our ideas are seen or understood by others, but opens to door for creative collaboration towards a freer world.
That’s one reason that, this September, SFL’s president, Alexander McCobin, will be addressing the upcoming United We Stand Festival, hosted by the Free and Equal Elections Foundation. The conference aims to bring together socially-conscious political and cultural leaders in order discuss and debate electoral processes. (more…)