Liz Wolfe
Liz Wolfe
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Liz Wolfe is a contributor at The Federalist. She was previously managing editor at Young Voices. She’s a contributing writer for Playboy, where she writes on the intersection of law and culture, and her work has appeared in Reason, National Review, The Daily Beast, Houston Chronicle, Citylab, and USA Today. She lives in Austin, Texas with her husband. You can follow her on Twitter.
Taking On Student Debt To Pursue A Degree Is A Consensual Choice

Bernie Sanders floats a college debt cancellation plan sure to please many, but giving handouts to the wealthy and educated among us is deeply absurd.

Punishing Rebellious Students For Vaping Will Just Hurt At-Risk Teens

A Nebraska school district has decided to randomly drug test students to find out if they’re Juuling. Nanny state meddling won’t help anyone, though.

The ‘Auntie Network’ For Abortions Is The Underground Railroad, All Right — In Reverse

A hotel proprietor Michigan has taken it upon herself to help women seeking abortions by providing free lodging and transportation to their appointments.

‘Cribsheet’ Takes The Air Out Of Inflated Parenting Worries So You Can Enjoy Your Kids

Like her first book, economist Emily Oster’s ‘Cribsheet’ dismantles myths and pokes holes in junk science, centered on parenting for babies and toddlers ages 0 to 3.

Charlamagne Tha God Tears Into Elizabeth Warren: ‘You’re Kinda Like The Original Rachel Dolezal’

Charlamagne calls Warren’s mostly fabricated Native American-ness into question in the most uncomfortable two minutes of radio in this election cycle.

Will The Costs Of Christian America Include Liberty?

Those of us who favor liberty should explicitly reject any attempt to re-order our public square toward the Highest Good.

Too Many Pro-Choice Talking Points Border On Propaganda

There’s a way to be a principled pro-choicer, with concerns about state intrusion and the criminalization of a widely used procedure, but this ain’t it.

Kamala Harris Wants Us To Forget That Her Truancy Law Put Parents In Jail

Everyone be quiet about those pesky real-life effects. Her intentions were pure, after all, so who cares if a few folks were thrown in jail?

Netflix Documentary Featuring AOC Celebrates Underdogs — If They’re Democrats

Still, don’t let the film fool you into thinking plucky political insurgents who fancy socialism are necessarily better than the status quo alternative.

Stop Complaining About Debt If You Spent Four Years At College Instead Of Three

For wealthy, smart students, we should stop exalting the college experience and tell them to rethink the four-year plan. Most degrees can be done in three.

Kanye West Tried To Get Coachella To Worship On Easter Sunday

Kanye West’s Sunday Service had more Kirk Franklin, Otis Redding, and prayer than basic betch Instagram influencer garbage. God is full of mercy, after all.

Bernie Sanders And Beto O’Rourke Give Almost Nothing To Charity

Bernie Sanders (who is now a millionaire) and his wife gave 3.4 percent of their income to charity. Beto O’Rourke and his wife gave less than 1 percent.

You Don’t Need A Cultural Appropriation Mob To Take Out Lucky Lee’s. The Market Will Do That On Its Own

A new NYC Chinese restaurant is providing fresh fodder for keyboard warriors to yell at a cringeworthy fitness-nutritionist lady with callous branding.

Selling My Own Kidney Should Be My Body, My Choice

If it were legal, I would sell my kidney if I could get $4,000. Unfortunately, the government says we can’t do this, and thousands of people die every year as a result.

El Paso Beto Rally Showed Just How Little Voters Care About Policy

Beto fans are light on the substance, heavy on the hometown hero adoration, and obsessed with looks and charisma. This is exactly why Beto might win.

A Conversation With The Anti-Political Correctness Satirist Who Is Pissing Off Instagram

A conversation with humorist MADEbyJIMBOB (@madebyjimbob) on content suppression, late-night comedy, and the importance of satire in our political moment.

The Abortion Storyline In Lindy West’s ‘Shrill’ Shouts An Important Truth

Good abortion storylines should be judged by the degree to which they accurately reflect reality––politically inconvenient reality included.

Beto O’Rourke, The Ultimate Limousine Liberal Gen Xer, Announces For Prez

He’s the farthest thing from self-made, but that can’t stop Vanity Fair from fawning all over him. With the obsessed media on his side, he’s entering the crowded field.

What Happens When Alleged Sexual Violence Victims Lie?

Amber Heard and Asia Argento are at the forefront of Me Too whistleblowing. But how do we deal with stories emerging that cast doubt on their credibility?

Bernie Sanders: Well Actually, Breadlines Aren’t Quite So Bad

The 2020 contender thinks waiting in line for food means equitable distribution of wealth. He also has a history of fawning over Fidel Castro.