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J. D. Vance to Headline Major Conference in Alexandria, VA, July 23-24

*The Future of American Political Economy* to feature Vance, Senator Marco Rubio, Amity Shlaes, Jeff Sessions, Ramesh Ponnuru, Helen Andrews, and many others

WILMINGTON, Del. - July 13, 2021 - (

The Intercollegiate Studies Institute announced today that on July 23-24, an all-star roster of thought leaders will gather for one of the year's most significant conferences:

The Future of American Political Economy

The conference addresses a key question that conservatives have been grappling with: 

Do we need to rethink our approach to the economy?

America faces new threats: Big Tech censorship and monopolies. A dwindling middle class. The rise of China. Crony capitalism.

So how should conservatives respond?

This conference will tackle some of the most important and difficult questions facing our country.

Speakers include:

  • J.D. Vance, Hillbilly Elegy author and U.S. Senate candidate
  • Senator Marco Rubio
  • Amity Shlaes, bestselling author of The Forgotten Man and Coolidge
  • Jeff Sessions, former U.S. attorney general
  • Ramesh Ponnuru, National Review editor
  • Oren Cass, American Compass executive director
  • Helen AndrewsThe American Conservative senior editor
  • and nearly 20 others!

For full details on the Future of American Political Economy Conference, visit

About the Intercollegiate Studies Institute

Too many college students feel isolated or attacked for questioning the ever-narrowing range of debate on campus. ISI introduces them to the American tradition of liberty and to a vibrant community of students and scholars. ISI students get an education and a community they don't find at their universities. And in the process, they become articulate voices for the principles that made America free and prosperous.

ISI is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational organization. For more information, visit

If you are interested in covering the Future of American Political Economy Conference, please contact Jed Donahue at or 302-524-6165 for press passes or livestream information.

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