The way Rachel Kania sees it, young liberals and libertarians want many of the same things—criminal justice reform, less government spying, a free internet. They just disagree on how to get there.
“I would challenge someone to think of it as: What if we didn’t have this law? What if we didn’t have this regulation?” says Kania, 28, who works on the presidential campaign of Republican Sen. Rand Paul. “What kind of beautiful things could we create? What kind of jobs? What kind of wealth, what kind of new opportunities that don’t already exist?”
Fusion is profiling 30 women, all 30 or younger, who will change the presidential election—fighting for causes as diverse as their backgrounds, each wielding power in a unique way. You can check out their stories here and talk about them with the hashtag #the30.