Oren Cass responds to the Cato Institute’s Norbert Michel misguided critique of American Compass’s financialization research.
Oren Cass discusses the Cost-of-Thriving Index and the affordability of middle-class life in America at the American Enterprise Institute.
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.
A more productive conversation about raising workers’ wages
The White House is discrediting its promotion of domestic semiconductor production by linking it to childcare
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.
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.
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.
In the Financial Times, Oren Cass discusses the pressure on American families illustrated by the 2023 Cost-of-Thriving Index.
Tracking the catastrophic erosion of middle-class life in America
The unfolding spectacle of a US House of Representatives in disarray, unable to elect a Speaker, should be a common one.
On plotting the progress of a paradigm shift
American Compass executive director Oren Cass discusses Liz Truss’s disastrous time as prime minister and the irrational response from supply-siders.
Employers who profited from cheap foreign labour cannot now gripe at having to train local workers, writes American Compass executive director Oren Cass.
The question of who would pursue non-college pathways, if they were offered, is one that has bedeviled education reform debates for decades.
Free international trade is not a vital tenet of liberty in the American tradition; it was adopted, in Burtka’s words, “for the worst reasons and delivered the worst results.”
American Compass executive director Oren Cass discusses a recent report analyzing the effects of welfare reform on child poverty, and how progressives fail to understand the importance of work in designing social safety net programs.
The problem that the American Workforce Act aims to solve is simple, but deadly serious: In American education, all roads lead to college.
American Compass executive director Oren Cass makes the case for a GOP focus on substantive policy ideas, prioritizing efforts that benefit working families.