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TK Coleman

T.K. Coleman is the Education Director at FEE. In addition to delivering compelling workshops on entrepreneurship, creativity, and economic thinking to HS and College students around the country, T.K. is also a co-host for The Minimalists Podcast. With more than 100 million downloads, The Minimalists Podcast is one of the most popular podcasts in the […]

‘It’s A Start, I Guess’: Students Express Dissatisfaction With ‘Small’ Amount of Loan Forgiveness Funds Provided by Biden Plan

“$10,000, money’s fake, I mean, I don’t see a problem,” a student told Young America’s Foundation Spokeswoman Kara Zupkus when asked for his thoughts on President Biden’s recently announced plan to forgive student loan debt. Zupkus visited George Mason University earlier this week on a mission to find out what college students think of President […]

Kevin Hassett

Dr. Kevin Hassett served as the 29th Chairman of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers from 2017 through 2019. He was thereafter called back to the White House in 2020 to serve as a Senior Advisor to President Trump, where he coordinated the economic response to the pandemic. Dr. Hassett has been involved in national […]

Daniel Di Martino

Daniel Di Martino is a Ph.D. candidate in economics at Columbia University and a graduate fellow at the Manhattan Institute, where he focuses on high-skill immigration policy. Born and raised in Venezuela, Di Martino experienced the terrible consequences of socialism first-hand. After leaving Venezuela for the United States in 2016, he dedicated himself to explaining […]

Alex Epstein

Alex Epstein is a philosopher and energy expert who argues that “human flourishing” should be the guiding principle of industrial and environmental progress. He is the author of the New York Times best seller The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels and his newest book, Fossil Future: Why Global Human Flourishing Requires More Oil, Coal, and […]

Andrés Guilarte

Andrés Guilarte is a political activist for the freedom of Venezuela. Only a few years ago, he was a university student, studying international relations at the Central University of Venezuela. On top of exams and typical college student concerns, Andrés’ studies were interrupted by tear gas as government officials targeted students on campus. He spent […]

David Azerrad

David Azerrad is an assistant professor and research fellow at Hillsdale College’s Van Andel Graduate School of Government in Washington, D.C. His research and writing focuses on classical liberalism, conservative political thought and identity politics. Prior to joining Hillsdale, Azerrad was the director of the B. Kenneth Simon Center for Principles and Politics at The […]

Andrew F. Puzder

Andrew F. Puzder is a speaker, political commentator, attorney, and retired chief executive officer. For 17 years he served as the CEO of CKE Restaurants, Inc., an international corporation which owns popular restaurant chains Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s. Mr. Puzder is a sought-after commentator on economic and political issues in national publications including the Wall […]

Daniel Hannan

Daniel Hannan is a writer and journalist. After 17 years as a Member of the European Parliament, campaigning for British withdrawal from the EU, he succeeded in abolishing his job in the Brexit referendum on 23 June 2016. He is the author of nine books, including The New York Times bestseller Inventing Freedom: How the […]

Jared Meyer

Jared Meyer is a Senior Advisor at the Cicero Institute. Before joining Cicero, he worked at the U.S. Department of Labor and the White House Council of Economic Advisors. He has also worked at the Foundation for Government Accountability and the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research. Jared is the coauthor of Disinherited: How Washington Is […]

Matt Walsh

Matt Walsh is a popular writer, speaker, and one of the Right’s most influential voices. He is the host of “The Matt Walsh Show,” and author of the best-selling children’s book Johnny the Walrus. His documentary “What is a Woman?” has become a cultural phenomenon and one of the most talked-about documentaries of 2022.   Some […]

Dr. Arthur Laffer

Arthur B. Laffer is the founder and chairman of Laffer Associates, an economic research and consulting firm. Dr. Laffer’s economic acumen and influence in triggering a worldwide tax-cutting movement in the 1980s have earned him the distinction in many publications as “The Father of Supply-Side Economics.” One of his earliest successes in shaping public policy […]

Barry Goldwater Jr

Barry Goldwater Jr. is a keen observer and participant in today’s troubled and challenging time. As a proven leader, his interpretation is an important addition to the ongoing discussion. Goldwater is a former U.S. Congressman (1969-1984) from California. He served at the same time in Congress with his father, Senator Barry Goldwater (R-AZ). Barry graduated […]

Lt. Col. Allen West

Lieutenant Colonel (Ret) Allen B. West is a Christian constitutional conservative, combat veteran, and former Member of the US Congress. Allen West was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia in the same neighborhood where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once preached. He is the third of four generations of military servicemen, all combat veterans, in […]

Steve Forbes

Steve Forbes is Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media, and an internationally respected authority in the worlds of economics, finance, and corporate leadership. With the economy at the forefront of conversation on a global level, Mr. Forbes offers long-standing insights that capitalism, free markets, and a flat tax are essential to a healthy economy. This […]

Steve Moore

Steve Moore is from Winnetka, Illinois, and serves as a Co-Chair of the Save America Coalition led by the America First Policy Institute and is the chairman of the Task Force on Economic Revival at FreedomWorks. Previously, Moore served as a Senior Economic Adviser to President Donald J. Trump, where he focused on tax reform, […]

Larry Schweikart

Larry E. Schweikart, a former rock drummer who opened for “Steppenwolf,” is an American historian and the author of more than a dozen books. Dr. Schweikart was born on April 21, 1951 in Mesa, AZ and lived in Higley, AZ, where his father Earl was a ranch foreman for the Daugherty Ranch. Earl was a rodeo […]

John Stossel

John Stossel came to prominence as an anchor on ABC’s 20/20. He then moved to Fox Business Channel to host the weekly show “Stossel.” Now John and his team produce weekly videos available on social media. The videos examine the intended and unintended consequences of government regulation and spending, and promote liberty and free enterprise. […]

Kate Obenshain Keeler

Kate has been involved with Young America’s Foundation since her days as a student at the University of Virginia. While at UVA, she edited the campus conservative newspaper and organized a state-wide rally in support of America’s troops.  She has served on the Foundation’ s staff in several key capacities, including director of program development, director […]

Deroy Murdock

New York political commentor Deroy Murdock is a Fox News Contributor, a contributing Editor with National Review Online, a former Media Fellow with the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace at Stanford University; and a Senior Fellow with the Atlas Network, which supports and connects some 475 free-market think tanks in the USA and […]

Ann McElhinney

Ann McElhinney is a NYT best-selling author, journalist, film producer and director, podcast host and one of the most successful crowdfunders in the world. She and her husband, journalist Phelim McAleer have written the NYT Best Seller Gosnell – The Untold Story of America’s Most Prolific Serial Killer, published by Regnery and available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble […]

Phelim McAleer

Phelim McAleer is a veteran investigative journalist, a New York Times best-selling author, filmmaker, podcast host, playwright and one of the world’s leading Crowdfunders. McAleer has raised almost $3m in five separate crowdfunding campaigns. His Gosnell movie was the most successful movie project ever on Indiegogo. It raised $2.37m from almost 30,000 people. The film was released on over […]

Burt Folsom

Burt Folsom has been a college professor at many places, especially Hillsdale College in Michigan, where he still serves as distinguished fellow. He has written ten books. These books include The Myth of the Robber Barons, which is published by Young America’s Foundation and will soon be in its ninth edition. He has also written […]

Rabbi Daniel Lapin

Rabbi Daniel Lapin, is known world-wide as a noted rabbinic scholar, best-selling author and host of the Rabbi Daniel Lapin Show. He is one of America’s most eloquent speakers and his ability to extract life principles from the Bible and transmit them in an entertaining manner has brought countless numbers of Jews and Christians closer […]

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