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Students For Liberty Arrives in Quebec

Students For Liberty officially hit the ground running in Quebec. Youth For Liberty is hosting two events in the winter term, with the first being on Jan. 23. It will feature Vincent Geloso, who will deliver a talk titled, “Good and Bad Inequalities.” Vincent is the author of “Le Grand Rattrapage et le Déclin Tranquille: Histoire Économique et Sociale du Québec de 1900 à 2010” and will be presenting his most recent research on government generated inequalities. The second will feature Jean Laberge on Feb. 2. Jean Leberge is a teacher of Philosophy at the Collège du Vieux-Montréal. He will be speaking on his most recent book titled, “Who’s Afraid of Ayn Rand,” and on how the philosophy of Rand can be attractive to youth in Montreal. In any event, it all began on the evening of Nov. 6, 2013, when about 40 liberty lovers gathered at a local pub in downtown Montreal for the launch event of “Youth for Liberty”. This group seeks to join together young people, both students and non-students, from across all colleges and universities in Montreal, and bridge the language divide between liberty lovers across all campuses regardless of their language. Montreal is a city of knowledge with four universities and 20 colleges, and the largest number of students in an urban center with over 200,000 of them. Moreover, there are two language communities, and it was important to bring together young anglophones and francophones together to discuss, promote, and defend liberty. Youth for Liberty is Canada’s newest group to join the Students for Liberty movement, a worldwide network with over 1000 campus groups in over 40 countries. And it is nothing close to a fringe group, as it has over 100,000 fans on its Facebook page and 10,000 followers on Twitter. The group is… Read More