In survey after survey, data reveals a startling trend – support for socialism is growing among Americans. Depending on which poll you read, as many as 55 percent of Americans under the age of 30 “have a positive view of socialism”. Yet many Americans don’t actually know the definition of socialism or misidentify it.
This May, join Acton scholars in New Orleans for a deep dive into the economic system that has defined the American experiment. Conference attendees will explore the moral foundation of free markets and learn how to address the critiques and common misperceptions of our market economy.
Conference attendance is by application only. This conference is ideal for students and others with limited expertise in the field of economics. Conference fees, meals, and lodging will be covered for accepted applicants. Travel scholarships are available. Applications close March 30th.