Author: Tom Swanson

Sep 27,2012

AFF Video: Working on Capitol Hill

“I’m very suspicious of people who think they know where they will be in 10 years. You have to be flexible” “The best hires are folks who can hit the...

Sep 26,2012

Profiles in Liberty: David Boaz

In Washington DC, libertarians have long been outsiders, working hard to fight big-government policies despite meager representation in the two main parties. Fortunately, organizations like the Cato Institute have made...

Sep 20,2012

AFF Video: Do Lobbyists Advance Liberty?

“One thing we take very seriously in the lobbying community is that we really are exercising 1st amendment rights on behalf of a lot of citizens in this country.” Shawn...

Sep 13,2012

AFF Video: Is Our Education System Failing Boys?

“Boys are suffering a death of a thousand cuts” in today’s education system. Ron Henry, president of The Boy’s Initiative, says that America’s education system has grown increasingly unfriendly to...

Sep 06,2012

AFF Video: Think Twice About Grad School

“If you’re interested in a graduate program, you should look at a top-50 school. If you can’t get them to fund you, do something else.” Bill Glod from the Institute...

Aug 13,2012

Q&A with John Barry

John Barry, former Executive Director of America’s Future Foundation, is now the Head of Government Affairs for Visa International in London, England. Last week we caught up with him to...