October was a great month for Students For Liberty in North America! This month we had the opportunity to host 5 great regional conferences and make multiple exciting announcements about LibertyCon!
During the month of October we kicked off our Regional Conference Season in North America! Our Regional Conferences (RCs) are a series of unique events completely planned and executed by our student leaders. They provide great opportunities for attendees to hear from well-respected speakers in a variety of fields, network with liberty-minded students, and ultimately learn how to make their campus and the world a freer place.
During the month of October we held 5 Regional Conferences. These included:
If your haven’t had a chance to catch your local Students For Liberty Regional Conference it’s not too late! We still have events planned throughout the month of November! Make sure to find the event closest to you and register today!
Capitalism vs. Socialism Debate
We are so excited to announce the first debate for #LibertyCon! This will be a Capitalism vs Socialism debate featuring renowned economist Bryan Caplan and Pulitzer prize winning journalist Chris Hedges! You definitely will not want to miss this!
Chairman and Editor-in-Chief- of Forbes Media, Steve Forbes, has also been announced as a speaker for #LibertyCon 2017. Forbes.com is one of the world’s most influential websites and has more than 80 million unique visitors a month. During his 1996 and 2000 Presidential campaigns, Mr. Forbes made clear his passions for advocating for a flat tax, school choice, term limits, and a new Social Security system for working Americans, among many other important issues.
Dr. Deidre McCloskey
A self-described “…literary, quantitative, postmodern, free-market, progressive, Episcopalian, Midwestern woman from Boston who was once a man. Not ‘conservative.’…a Christian libertarian, or a humane liberal”, Dr. Deirdre McCloskey taught at the University of Illinois at Chicago until 2015. She taught in the Economics Department at Chicago from 1968 to 1980 (and was tenured in 1975). She has authored seventeen books and nearly 40 scholarly articles on topics ranging from economics to gender studies.