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St.Cloud Town Hall Meeting: Minnesota’s Economy


Please join Center of the American Experiment and the St.Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce for a special discussion on a paper by PhD economist Joe Kennedy, released by Center of the American Experiment, which provides an in-depth examination of Minnesota's economy. The paper is to be released on August 15, 2016. Registration is free and open to the public.  This event is co-sponsored by the St. Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce.  Questions? Please contact Samantha Peterson at or (612) 584-4559 ...

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2016 Fall Briefing Featuring Jonah Goldberg


Please join us at the Guthrie Theater on Monday, October 24 to hear author and syndicated columnist Jonah Goldberg, just two weeks before Presidential Election Day 2016. A "Fox News All Star," Goldberg is author of the Number One New York Times and Amazon best-seller, Liberal Fascism: The Secret History of the American Left from Mussolini to the Politics Meaning, which Thomas Sowell called "the sort of book that challenges the fundamental assumptions of its time."  His most recent best-seller is The Tyranny of Cliches - How Liberals Cheat in the War of Ideas. The founding editor of National Review Online who...

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Lunch Forum: A Dialogue on the Minimum Wage

Please join Center of the American Experiment for a lunch forum on Tuesday, September 20th, beginning at 12:00 at the Hilton Hotel in downtown Minneapolis. The lunch is the third of a series of quarterly forums focused on how liberal policies hurt the middle class, low wage earners and minorities.  The forum will feature three speakers with different perspectives,  and will focus on calls to dramatically raise the minimum wage, including but not limited to Minneapolis. Meet the Speakers Sen. John Marty  Senator John Marty has been a member of the Minnesota Senate for 29 years and currently represents District 66.  Senator Marty...

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2016 Milton Friedman Celebration


Please join us and special guest Rebecca Friedrichs on the rooftop of the Crowne Plaza Hotel in downtown Minneapolis on July 28, beginning at 5:30 p.m., to celebrate the legacy of Milton Friedman. Rebecca was the plaintiff in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association and is a heroine of the fight for employee freedom.   Powered by Eventbrite ...

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Lunch with Jason Riley


Center of the American Experiment is sponsoring a series of quarterly lunch meetings focused on how liberal policies hurt the middle class, the poor and minorities. Our first lunch will be held on Thursday, February 18th featuring Jason L. Riley, author of Please Stop Helping Us: How Liberals Make it Harder for Blacks to Succeed. Jason will explain how many policies designed to help African Americans actually harm them. Thomas Sowell wrote in the National Review, "Riley's brief comments pack a lot of punch. For example, 'Having a black man in the Oval Office is less important than...

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