Leke Okediran

July 20, 2017

Applications Open for Young Voices’ Fall 2017 Advocate Program

Libertarian Nonprofit Looking for Talented Policy Writers Under 30 WASHINGTON, DC — Since 2013, Young Voices’ Advocate Program has been an invaluable resource in the liberty movement, proving pro bono media training and placement services for aspiring policy writers under 30. Young Voices’ writers (whom we call“Advocates”) have been published in, mentioned by, or interviewed by major media outlets including The Daily Beast, Forbes, The Glenn Beck Program, National Review, Newsweek, Playboy, Teen Vogue, SiriusXM, Sky News, USA Today, and VICE. A rigorous application process helps Young Voices’ staff identify the brightest rising stars in the liberty movement. Upon acceptance into the program, each new Advocate has access to Young Voices’ staff of editors and media experts. Young Voices acts as a nonprofit PR agency, […]
July 17, 2017

“A Freer & Saner Society” Why You Should Check Out Liberty in Africa

Continuing our drive to ensure that students participate in the Liberty in Africa course, here’s a look at what  those who have already taken the course and evaluated themselves, had to say about  their experience. Here is what Aderemi has to say about Liberty in Africa:   “The African Liberty course is an opener at understanding some basic tenets of a free and just society in Africa. The course afforded me the opportunity to understand African culture and the role colonialism played on African society and development. The lecture on cronyism aided an insightful analysis on how government and their loyalists underpin the actual doctrine of liberty by engaging in a loyalty-reward economic theory which many misconstrue as a capitalist setting. It is more revealing […]
July 10, 2017

Learn About Economic Growth in Africa

“The rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer,” this phrase is very common and many people accept it as fact without checking out its validity. This logic imagines that the wealth of a nation is like a pie and that if someone has a larger slice, it is at the detriment of another. Fortunately, wealth and wealth creation don’t actually follow this flawed logic. SFL has teamed up with Temba Nolutshungu, a director at the Free Market Foundation, to combat this misconception in the  Liberty in Africa course on SFLAcademy. The course looks at the difference between creating jobs and creating wealth, what causes economic booms, how the state can ensure economic freedom and wealth creation, and how inequality can be reduced […]
June 16, 2017

Africa Needs You! Become an Advocate for Liberty

Do you believe in a freer future for Africa? Are you passionate about liberty and want to learn about free markets and the ideas of a free society? If you answered yes to all the questions above, this is for you! It is without doubt that, in Africa, the concept of liberty has a long way to go. Students For Liberty, in line with our mission to develop and empower the next generation of leaders of liberty, has been working on several projects to educate and intellectually empower future leaders of liberty in Africa, and across the world on issues pertaining to individual rights, free speech, entrepreneurship, as well as policy-making ‒ to mention just a few. The SFL Academy project brings these resources together […]