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Liberty + Leadership News: September 29


We hope you enjoy these news stories about TFAS activities, alumni and events this week. Sign up to receive TFAS updates, and visit us on social media for additional up-to-the-moment TFAS news!

Presenting the Freedom & Tradition Online Library

The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) presents the Freedom and Tradition Online Library.

The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) presents the Freedom and Tradition Online Library, one of many new resources available under the Future of Freedom Initiative to revitalize and reinvigorate curriculum on fusionism.

The interactive online library serves as a home for leading fusionist content, the political philosophy that grapples with the enduring tension between freedom and tradition, and how to navigate that tension in order to achieve a prosperous, virtuous society.

Read more about the Freedom & Tradition Online Library here.

Post of the Week

The final admissions deadline for TFAS Santiago 2024 is just a few days away! Do you know a young leader interested in participating in TFAS Santiago 2024? Encourage them to apply before October 2, 2023.

Yayi Morales ’23 had a positive experience during TFAS Santiago earlier this year and encouraged young leaders to apply for TFAS Santiago 2024 in a recent video she shared on InstagramYou can watch the video below! Video is in Spanish with English captions.


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 TFAS Faculty, Alumni, Supporters in the News

TFAS Senior Scholar Dr. Donald J. Boudreaux wrote a piece about comparative advantage for the Cato Institute.

Jennifer Kabbany, Novak ’03, wrote an article for The College Fix about a podcast called “The Conservative Woman’s Guide” from the Network of Enlightened Women, which strives to give support and resources for women in college.

Emma Blair ’21 started a new role as an education policy advisor at the Arizona State Senate.

Carrie Sheffield ’06, Novak ’06, discusses “Bidenomics” for the Independent Women’s Forum.

Eric Levinson ’88 announced that he is running for a seat in the U.S. Congress to represent North Carolina.

TFAS Senior Scholar Dr. Donald J. Boudreaux wrote a piece for AIER about the state of of higher education.

Daniel Elizalde ’19 started a new role as a policy analyst at the Bipartisan Policy Center.

Lyrah Panarigan ’23 was interviewed on Gun Freedom Radio talking about an article she wrote this summer as an intern for The Daily Caller.

Marko Primorac ’05 became Minister of Finance for Croatia last summer.

Anthony Elghossain ’07 wrote a special report for the New Lines Institute about artificial space debris.

Emily Pavolini ’19 started a new position as the outreach and development associate at ACYPL.

Katarzyna Rokosz ’14 started a new role as an associate economic affairs officer for the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs.

Carine Hajar, Rago ’22, appeared on the Boston Globe Media podcast “Say More,” where she talked about the 2024 election season.

Blake Mauro ’22 was accepted to the The Heritage Foundation’s Academy program for the fall 2023 semester.

Bill Wirtz ’17 wrote a piece for The Washington Times about the politics of agricultural pesticides.

Isaac Schorr, Novak ’23, wrote an article for the New York Post about Chicago’s plan to have state-run grocery stores.

Cami Mondeaux ’20 had her debut appearance on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal, where she talked about the possibility of a government shutdown.

Rachel Rohrbach ’18 is now an assistant state attorney for the 7th Judicial Circuit of Florida.

Micah Meadowcroft, Novak ’21, wrote a piece for National Affairs about the assessment of the classical education movement, history and the Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship.

Jack Butler, Novak ’22, wrote a piece for American Habits about media obsession with Washington, D.C., and how it’s bad for federalism.

Lauren Belive ’05 is now the head of U.S. public policy and government at Ripple.

Lori Kearns ’03 started a new role as the retirement security and tax policy government affairs officer at the Investment Company Institute.

Wes Parnell, ’17, ’18 wrote a piece for The New York Times about the drug crisis in New York.

TFAS Senior Scholar Dr. Donald Devine wrote an op-ed for The American Spectator describing problems with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

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