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CFACT National Field Coordinator speaks to students about sustainable capitalism!
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As you all well know, CFACT has been busy promoting sustainable capitalism on college campuses as part of its 'Capitalism is Sustainable! campaign. On October 13th, the show hit the road when CFACT's National Field Coordinator, Bob Knee, spoke to Turning Point USA's chapter at the University of Georgia. During the speech, Knee made a special point to emphasize the key points of the tour. He illustrated that capitalism is...
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Hartford students learn about the perils of the Green New Deal
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Students at the University of Hartford, CT, learned how the Green New Deal would devastate America's environment and economy through informative CFACT fact sheets this fall! Kevin Schaeffer hands out flyers to his dorm-mates on campus. Kevin Schaeffer, a CFACT Driessen Fellow and Hartford student, handed out climate and Green New Deal fact sheets to his fellow students, friends, and dorm-mates so that they can better understand these important subjects....
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Ann Coulter takes on political correctness during University of Central Florida speech!
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Ann Coulter addresses the socially distanced, mask wearing crowd from behind the plexiglass shield, per UCF's COVID-19 rules. Political pundit and best-selling author Ann Coulter gave a fiery speech at the University of Central Florida (UCF) in Orlando where she slammed political correctness, media bias, and censorship of college conservatives. While Coulter was covered by a plexiglass shield at her podium per the school's coronavirus rules, Coulter didn't let that...
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CFACT National Field Coordinator appears as guest on ‘Those Other Girls’ podcast!
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Over the past several weeks, CFACT has been busy promoting our new campaign about how capitalism is sustainable. We've been traveling throughout the country, talking to college students, and winning hearts and minds. In an effort to promote the tour, CFACT's National Field Coordinator, Bob Knee, appeared on Those Other Girls with Mallory and Friends, a podcast hosted by his old college friend, Mallory Finch. Finch specifically asked about the...
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CFACT students distribute fact sheets before Election Day!
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Students are faced with a constant barrage of misinformation when it comes to climate change and the Green New Deal today. This comes from celebrities, the media, and of course, their professors and teachers. CFACT Driessen Fellow intern and George Mason University student, David Bucarey, right, delivers fact sheets to Andi Bayer, Providence District Chair of the Fairfax County Republicans in Virginia. That’s why this election season, CFACT has distributed...
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Ohio State students “aim” to promote responsible gun rights
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Students from the Ohio State University in Columbus, OH, gathered together to attend a Concealed Carry Weapon class to put their Second Amendment rights into practice. Ohio State students and instructors pose after a successful day of training and target practice! With countless politicians and celebrities campaigning to get rid of the Second Amendment right to "bear arms", it is more important now than ever that students understand just how...
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CFACT visits Valdosta State University!
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While on tour in the South this week, CFACT National Field Coordinator Bob Knee made a quick stop to enjoy some delicious burgers alongside CFACT's friends at Turning Point USA's Valdosta State University chapter. Knee has been on tour promoting CFACT's 'Capitalism is Sustainable' campaign. This past week, he spoke at the University of Georgia and University of Central Florida, respectively. While traveling from Athens, GA to Orlando, Knee stopped...
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Capitalism is Sustainable. Learn why!
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Free market capitalism has proven to be the greatest force for both lifting humans out of poverty and protecting the Earth. Yes, capitalism has flaws, but the benefits greatly outweigh the drawbacks. Let's look at just the facts. What is the record of capitalism versus socialism, purely on the standards of environmental protection and human progress? Animals & Endangered Species Quite frequently in the history of humanity, over-hunting, over-fishing, and...
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CFACT students tune in for worldwide premiere of Climate Hustle 2
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Yesterday, in the midst of the worldwide premiere of CFACT’s new, groundbreaking documentary "Climate Hustle 2", several CFACT students took the opportunity to organize their clubs and attend the virtual premiere. Though they were not able to attend at one of the over 700 theatres originally designated to host the event due to COVID-19 restrictions, students across the country gathered together in homes and dorm rooms to learn the vital...
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CFACT Coordinator speaks to West Virginia State House
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During this most recent Constitution Day, CFACT National Field Coordinator Bob Knee was invited to speak in front of the West Virginia State House of Delegates. Knee did not attend the event as a representative of CFACT, and spoke as a private citizen. The event, organized by Delegate S. Marshall Wilson, was put forward in an effort to draw publicity to the history and legacy of the United States Constitution....
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CFACT Fellows conduct successful cleanup of Rock Island State Park!
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In an effort to keep her fellow collegians engaged in important issues about the environment, CFACT Fellow Grace Cancelmo used the recent long weekend to organize a trash cleanup at Rock Island State Park! The fun begins! Over the weekend, the group of volunteers made two forays to the park to collect litter. "Many students commented that getting out in nature was just what they needed after being cooped up...
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CFACT Fellow attends Leadership Institute training webinar
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Earlier this past week, Kara Howley, a Driessen fellow with CFACT, used her newfound at-home time under quarantine to hone her political and organizational skills. While at home, Kara took part in an event hosted by the Leadership Institute. The event, titled "Host a Campus Speaker Within COVID-19 Restrictions", was designed to train youth activists about how to conduct on-campus events and host speakers in the midst of the Coronvavirus...
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Connecticut students clean up creek near campus
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Students comb the banks of the creek for any litter that could be removed. To put their stewardship principles into action, Collegians from the University of Hartford, CT, teamed up to clean up the small waterways that wind near campus. The "Wash Brook" runs through the North Branch State Access Area park north of campus and then widens and bends around Hartford's campus. Students came together to clean up the...
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Vanderbilt students watch and discuss Farming in Fear Documentary!
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Earlier in the school year students from Vanderbilt University hosted a watch party for Martha Boneta's Farming in Fear Documentary. CFACT club president Grace Cancelmo said,  "We really enjoyed watching "Fear in Farming". It was such an interesting story of how the government fails in its attempts to promote conservation by making life difficult for those who actually try and act on it. During our discussion, we many described it as an...
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Students promote sound science and policy at George Mason!
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CFACT students Shammelah Silveron and David Bucarey recruit on campus! Before the coronavirus crisis shut down schools across the nation, CFACT's students at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, set up a table to explain the principles of sound science and environmental policy to their peers. The opportunity allowed CFACT's leaders to recruit new members to its efforts on campus. Indeed, by obtaining a spot in the main dining hall...
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