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Rebuilding U.S. Industry via Green Transition Makes No Sense

The US needs an industrial finance authority with a long-term commitment to drive both public and private capital, writes Oren Cass.

Halting Investment in China

Oren Cass discusses why America must disentangle from China to protect its market from subversion by the CCP.

US Republicans Could Finally Win the Argument on Immigration

Political conditions in the US are ripe for rare progress on immigration, writes Oren Cass in the Financial Times.

Power Failure

Oren Cass reviews Sohrab Ahmari’s new book, Tyranny, Inc., in First Things.

Where Are the Secure Jobs?

In the American Conservative, Oren Cass discusses how the American labor market’s failure to produce family-supporting jobs is fundamental to the nation’s problems.

US Industry Is Getting Its Way on China

Biden administration officials were keen to stress the limited scope of new rules announced in last week’s executive order, writes Oren Cass in the Financial Times.

The Case for a Hard Break With China

In Foreign Affairs, Oren Cass and Gabriela Rodriguez make the case for why economic de-risking is not enough

‘Freedom Conservatism’ Is Much Ado About Nothing

Reheating stale free-market dogma does nothing to address the challenges facing today’s American right, argues Oren Cass in the Financial Times.

Yes, Financialization Is Real

Oren Cass responds to the Cato Institute’s Norbert Michel misguided critique of American Compass’s financialization research.

Remarks on Family Affordability at AEI

Oren Cass discusses the Cost-of-Thriving Index and the affordability of middle-class life in America at the American Enterprise Institute.

A Labor Shortage Is a Great Problem to Have

Today’s jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows the unemployment rate continuing to hold close to its lowest level in 70 years, despite a slight uptick last month. This might seem Read more…

American Conservatives Are Working on the Railroads

The Railway Safety Act has made concrete the ideological debate raging between conservatives and libertarians over the role of government regulation in the free market.

Jobs Americans Would Do

A more productive conversation about raising workers’ wages

Joe Biden’s chips choices undermine bipartisan industrial initiatives

The White House is discrediting its promotion of domestic semiconductor production by linking it to childcare

The Undeniable Success of Israeli Industrial Policy

A prominent public role in R&D, business subsidies, and restrictions that keep both knowledge and production within our borders are not incompatible with rapid economic growth and technological progress.

At SVB, the Market Was the Failure

The market failure is that market actors are fallible and their efforts at pursuing their own interests do not necessarily lead smoothly to efficient outcomes that serve themselves or the common good.

The Corporation Needs a New Story

In National Review, Oren Cass argues that corporations no longer have owners in the way they once did, with far-reaching ramifications for our economy.

Ordinary Americans Are Counting the Cost of Thriving

In the Financial Times, Oren Cass discusses the pressure on American families illustrated by the 2023 Cost-of-Thriving Index.

The 2023 Cost-of-Thriving Index

Tracking the catastrophic erosion of middle-class life in America

Ferment of Change Lurks in Republican Chaos

The unfolding spectacle of a US House of Representatives in disarray, unable to elect a Speaker, should be a common one.

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