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    The Reformicons: A Discussion of the Reform Conservative Movement

    Thursday, June 26, 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

    Where: The Brookings Institution, Falk Auditorium
    1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW
    Washington, DC 20036


    A group of conservative thinkers and legislators are engaged in a reform conservative movement which argues that restraining government growth, while important,  is not enough. Conservatives must offer policy alternatives.  In a new collection of essays, “Room to Grow: Conservative Reforms for a Limited Government and a Thriving Middle Class,” prominent conservatives have published essays outlining policy options for health care, tax, education, regulatory, energy, and safety net reforms.

    On June 26, Brookings Senior Fellow William Galston will host a discussion of the reform conservative movement with some of its most distinguished leaders. Brookings Senior Fellow E.J. Dionne will offer his critique of their proposals, based on his essay in the most recent issue of Democracy, “The Reformicons.”

    This event is part of the Governing Ideas series intended to broaden the discussion of governance issues through forums on timely and relevant books on history, culture, legal norms and practices, values and religion.  After the panel, speakers will take questions from the audience.

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