Karin Agness was the director of academic programs at AEI. Prior to joining AEI, she practiced law at Wiley Rein LLP in Washington, D.C. In 2011, she was selected for the Forbes 30 under 30 list for Law and Policy.
Attorney, Wiley Rein LLP, 2010-2012
Washington Fellow, National Review Institute, 2010-2011
A college campus should be a place of academic freedom — an environment that encourages students to explore new topics, develop critical-thinking skills, and learn how to communicate ideas effectively.
On Monday, young people across the country will watch, cheer and tweet as they celebrate the inauguration of the man they helped reelect president of the United States. The enthusiasm will be reminiscent of the excitement four years ago when President Obama was sworn in as the 44th president.
Rising support for Romney suggests many millennials are starting to make the connection between their own job prospects and national economic policy — and that they are ready for a different national approach.
Young people who are concerned about the economy shouldn't shy away from explicitly making the moral case for free enterprise. After all, it offers the most opportunity for people, particularly the young, to get jobs that enable them to earn their own success. And this is what the jobs debate is really all about.