Young conservatives tend to agree that America needs policies that encourage economic prosperity, promote educational pluralism, defend colorblindness, and preserve law and order, but many offer different paths to bring those goals to fruition. Healthy debate is crucial to achieving the right balance of populism, libertarianism, traditionalism, and classical liberalism in today’s conservative movement. As Millennials and members of Generation Z begin ascending to positions of prominence in newsrooms, boardrooms, the halls of government, and academia, which way will the next generation of the American Right steer their movement?
On February 10, please join the Manhattan Institute at Mission – Navy Yard in Washington, D.C. for a panel discussion featuring National Review staff writer and Ethics and Public Policy Center visiting fellow Alexandra DeSanctis, Wall Street Journal letters editor Elliot Kaufman, and American Moment president Saurabh Sharma, as they discuss the future of American conservatism. The Manhattan Institute’s Director of External Affairs, Jesse Arm, will deliver opening remarks before turning over the panel to City Journal associate editor Teddy Kupfer to moderate the discussion. Afterward, we welcome you to stay for drinks and networking.
*Please note that Mission Navy Yard event attendees will be subject to Washington D.C.’s COVID vaccination rules. All attendees must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or documentation of medical or religious exemptions with proof of a negative PCR or antigen test within the last 24 hours. Further details on Washington DC COVID-19 protocols are available here.