EUROPEAN STUDENTS FOR LIBERTY

EUROPEAN STUDENTS FOR LIBERTY

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The mission of European Students for Liberty is to support liberty, embrace the diversity of justifications for liberty, and encourage debate and discourse on the differing philosophies that underlie liberty.

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SUPPORTING PRESS FREEDOM, TRAINING INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISTS IN SERBIA

A free society requires independent media and investigative journalism, so the Center for Anti-Authoritarian Studies (CAAS), an Atlas Network partner based in Belgrade, recently held a conference, which examined the state of press freedom in Serbia and attracted more than 100 participants. Held on March 25, Media Matters was the...

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REMEMBERING COMMUNISM’S BLOODY LEGACY IN BULGARIA

A peaceful demonstration by the​ Bulgarian Libertarian Society (BLS), an Atlas Network partner based in Sofia, decorated a campus statue of Karl Marx with a bloody crown and plastic bones in order to illustrate the real consequences of Marxist ideas. Communism is responsible for a horrifying death toll, but today’s students in B...

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IEA ‘THINK CONFERENCE’ FOCUSES ON WORLD’S ECONOMIC PROBLEMS

The world is filled with problems, but few people recognize how markets have dramatically improved quality of life throughout the world in recent decades. Advocates of free markets are often drowned out by mistaken cries for protectionism, so the London-based Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) established its Think Conference l...

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FIRST ANNUAL EUROPE LIBERTY FORUM CHAMPIONS FREE PEOPLE, FREE MARKETS

The inaugural Europe Liberty Forum, held June 8–9 in London and co-hosted by the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), focused on spreading the ideas of freedom to millions in the United Kingdom, Europe, and beyond. “Think tanks should make life of all established political parties uncomfortable,” said Member of Parliament Dougla...

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‘WALL OF SOCIALISM’ CAMPAIGN WINS ATLAS NETWORK PRIZE AT ISFLC 2016

We live in a world shaped both by the dynamic growth of market activity and the crushing destruction of government oppression. Many young people today seem to believe that socialism is just another word for fairness and sharing, so it’s important to remind them of the devastating consequences that socialism has had on the world...

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A LOOK BACK AT THE MOST INSPIRATIONAL LIBERTY EVENT OF THE YEAR

You never know where your next big idea will originate — a dynamic speaker, a moving video, an interactive workshop, a chance conversation. Inspiration can arise from almost anywhere, and a primary reason that Atlas Network organizes Liberty Forum & Freedom Dinner (LFFD) every year is to facilitate an environment in which there...

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MESSAGING TO MILLENNIALS: FROM ‘I, PENCIL’ TO ‘I, IPHONE’

The virtues of liberty are often intuitive for many of today’s young people, as they struggle to reconcile their individualist tendencies with top-down ideologies of any stripe. At Atlas Network’s 2015 Liberty Forum & Freedom Dinner, the panel titled “Motivating Millennials: Can the Freedom Movement Win Over the Next Generation?...

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EUROPEAN STUDENTS FOR LIBERTY WINS SMITH STUDENT OUTREACH AWARD

Instilling a new generation with a solid appreciation for the ideas of liberty is a crucial strategy for achieving greater freedom and prosperity in the future. Every year, Atlas Network recognizes the best student-focused project for liberty with the $3,000 Smith Student Outreach Award. The 2015 winner is European Students for...

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150 STUDENTS GATHER IN BOSNIA TO LEARN ABOUT LIBERTY, PEACE, FREE MARKETS

Every day, the people of Bosnia and Herzegovina wrestle with important issues that touch on their past, present, and future: violence, peace, migration, economic growth, government reforms, and much more. In Sarajevo, the nation’s capital, on Sept. 26, Atlas Network partner Multi (Udruzenje Gradana) held the second European Stud...

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BUILDING AN INTERNATIONAL CLIMATE OF FREEDOM IN EUROPE

With a diverse array of cultures and political systems all in close proximity, the people of Europe face both unique challenges and opportunities in spreading the ideas of liberty. The fourth annual European Students for Liberty Conference (ESFLC) welcomed more than 500 participants from 43 countries to Berlin in April to exchan...

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TAKING ON THE TAXI MONOPOLY IN EUROPE

Earlier this week, European Students for Liberty, an Atlas Network partner, published a piece in The Huffington Post Germany explaining the misguided logic behind the anti-rideshare movement that has recently exploded in cities across the globe. In the article titled “The taxi monopoly is a thing of the past,” Frederik Roeder ex...

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A POPULIST LIBERTARIAN YOUTH MOVEMENT?

Can the liberty movement of the 21st century learn from the popular success had by socialists in the 20th? Atlas Network CEO Brad Lips suggests in American Thinker how to grow the worldwide freedom movement by keeping a clear focus on protecting individuals’ liberty from government coercion.

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