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Clemson University | Clemson, SC | May 21 - 24
History has made it clear that capitalism is the best economic system for creating material efficiency and prosperity. But to win the battle of ideas in favor of free markets, it's necessary to communicate why capitalism is the best economic system morally. At Communicating Capitalism, you'll explore the moral justifications for capitalism offered by different schools of thought, and learn to effectively communicate the principles of a free society.