Moving Forward With Young Voices

Moving Forward is the weekly podcast and radio show featuring Young Voices contributors on a wide range of topics. Young Voices is a non-profit PR agency and talent firm for students and young professionals in policy. Each week on Moving Forward, four Young Voices contributors join host Bryan Hyde for a 10-minute conversation about politics, policy, news and current affairs. Topics range from free-market environmentalism to hyperinflation, confronting China to descheduling marijuana, and educational freedom to junk in outer space!

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If green energy is the goal, nuclear power needs to be on the table. Elijah Gullett shares his thoughts on why nuclear power is good for North Carolina and good for the environment.
The problem of homelessness isn't just a matter of money or opportunity. As Jeremiah Ludwig explains, his personal experience taught him that it's also about how many of us lose our compassion toward the homeless.
School choice continues to make headlines across the US. Garion Frankel says, for Texas, it could be a long summer for school choice.
How crucial is the internet to a student's ability to succeed? Tahmineh Dehbozorgi makes the case that it's crucial and that Congress can do something about it.
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Tuesday May 23, 2023

Relations between the US and China include navigating the issue of artificial intelligence. Cassandra Shand says the G7 Summit in Hiroshima was a prime opportunity to tackle the issue of AI regulation.
Japan is one of a number of nations that have agreed to accept Ukrainian refugees. Emily Schroen shares the story of what one Ukrainian refugee had to say about the process.
School choice is a hot button issue in many states right now. Charles Brandt reminds us that the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision was also about school choice.
Body cams have been portrayed as a means of keeping the police accountable. Finesse Moreno-Rivera explains that body-worn cameras still don't deter police violence.
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Tuesday May 16, 2023

Once a red state doesn't mean it will always be a red state. Miranda Spindt explains how the heartland state of Wisconsin is slipping away from the GOP.
With the recent coronation of King Charles III, the Royal Family has been very visible lately. Sophia Worringer says the key to the monarchy's future may be Princess Charlotte.
The Western-led world order is experiencing some surprising shifts lately. Benjamin Khoshbin warns that if Biden doesn't help Saudi Arabia, then China likely will.
Maintaining your privacy in an increasingly digital environment isn't always easy. Luke Hogg notes that Utah is making progress with digital IDs that incorporate blockchain technology.
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Tuesday May 09, 2023

There are many reasons to approach the idea of a Central Bank Digital Currency with extreme caution. Parker McCumber says one of the big ones is that it would harm our economy.
What are we to make of 3 of the richest men in the world helping to raise millions of dollars to stop cows from burping? Luc Woodall Gillard explains the reasoning behind their decision.
RFK Jr. is making some waves with his announced intent to run for president in 2024. Samuel Mangold-Lenett warns that weary Republican voters should be more skeptical about Kennedy's candidacy.
Is AI more concerned with truth or telling us what it thinks we want to hear? Rachel Chiu shares how ChatGPT's artificial intelligence can produce artificial truth.
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Tuesday May 02, 2023

Somewhere between growth at any cost and choosing to live in poverty is where we'll likely find the environmental sweet spot. Ben Cope says we must sever the link between economic growth and environmental degradation.
Few people can carry the message of freedom over force like those who have lived under despotic conditions. Mailyn Salabarria from the Young Voices Dissident Project joins us to describe her experiences growing up in and escaping from Cuba. 
Economic cycles bring highs and lows but what's happening to our economy right now is creating serious issues. Alexander Salter explains how Biden's regulatory assault is worse than recessionary. 
Just because something seems like a good idea at first glance, doesn't mean it shouldn't be scrutinized for potential negative results as well. Sofia Hamilton shares her thoughts on the unexpected consequences of tobacco bans that bond taxes, the police and more.
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Tuesday Apr 25, 2023

The global fish supply is in danger and illegal fishing by the Chinese Communist Party is one reason why. Anne Lord says, it's time for China to cut bait and for the CCP to start playing by the rules.
Gig workers have received a momentary reprieve from a state law that could jeopardize freelance jobs in California and elsewhere. Amanda Griffiths explains why Prop 22 is viewed by big labor as a threat to the status quo.
Now that AI is quickly becoming a part of life, the learning curve is steep for it and for the humans who use it. Alex Petropolous describes how Bing's new AI assistant went rogue and why that's actually a good thing.
West Virginia has received some welcome news in the wake of its recently concluded legislative session. Andrew Bambrick spells out why the future is bright in West Virginia.
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Tuesday Apr 18, 2023

Charitable work becomes a lot easier when government gets out of the way. Carolyn Bolton explains how a universal charitable deduction would help people solve problems in their own communities.
It's getting fashionable to decry thoughts and prayers as indifference whenever a tragic event occurs. Tyler Cochran advises that thoughts and prayers are a better alternative than wrath and ruin.
The welfare state may be well-intended but it's not solving the problems associated with long-term poverty. Kelsey Underwood says the benefits cliff calculator can help policymakers craft wiser solutions.
Efforts to drill for oil in Alaska's North slope have been complicated, to put it mildly. Ethan Brown says climate activists may have badly missed the mark on the Willow drilling project. 
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Tuesday Apr 11, 2023

AI is making some remarkable inroads in many areas of our lives.
Kate Farmer explains how AI therapy may be here but the regulatory oversight is not. 
The impasse between China and Taiwan has been studied from many angles. As Ryan Bercaw notes, according to the latest wargames, no one will be the winner in a war between the two nations.
The urge to alter or eliminate Section 230 of the act never seems to go away. Ben Ayanian says weakening Section 230 would compromise innovation.
ESG has found its way into much of the corporate world. Ganon Evans spells out how ESG demands transparency but is the epitome of opaque.
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Tuesday Apr 04, 2023

Parental rights are increasingly under attack by the public school establishment. Juliana Sweeny notes that, when it comes to protecting your child, the cost of private school is probably worth it.
The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has issued a new report and Elijah Gullett says it's one that should inspire hope rather than panic.
The affordable housing crisis is particularly acute in California. Jeremiah Ludwig relates how Huntington Beach Republicans are standing up for local government control over property rights.
When governments begin to censor religious rights in favor of secular sensibilities, it's not a good thing. Harrison Griffiths makes the case for religious freedom for all, religious privilege for none.
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Tuesday Mar 28, 2023

Credit cards can be a mixed blessing. They're convenient enough to get us to spend money we'll have to pay back yet they also offer some worthwhile perks. Mike Viola says market competition is improving credit cards for everyone.
The philanthropic giving that goes to Africa is hindering more than it is helping. Abdullah Tijani explains how Africans must break the dependence and learn how to build their own economies.
The development of small, modular nuclear reactors is a huge opportunity for energy hungry nations around the world. Jeff Luse shares the lessons from Poland's nuclear energy renaissance. 
Finding the sweet spot between digital privacy and public safety isn't easy. Leslie Corbly weighs in on a bill in Utah that seeks to establish that balance.
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