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Coin-Flip Capitalism

Coin-Flip Capitalism aims to help policymakers and the public better understand how the hedge fund, private equity, and venture capital industries function, what social and economic value they create or destroy, and how policy should respond.

Critics Corner with Grover Norquist

On this episode of Critics Corner, Oren is joined by Grover Norquist, founder and president of Americans for Tax Reform. Spoiler: Oren is not convinced to sign the tax pledge.

Five Principles of Tech Governance

The time has come to take stock of the Information Era and to govern it.

Can Catholic Social Teaching Redeem a Post-Trump, Pro-Labor Republican Party?

Rachel Lu highlights American Compass’s Oren Cass and our Guide to Economic Inequality in a discussion of the role of Catholic social teaching in pro-labor conservatism.

Critics Corner with Prof. Donald Boudreaux

On this episode of Critics Corner, Oren is joined by one of our most active critics and open-letter writers, Donald Boudreaux of George Mason University.

Privacy, Tech Policy, And Two Sorts Of Libertarian

Micah Meadowcroft discusses the questions raised about privacy and freedom by our collection, Lost in the Super Market: Navigating the Digital Age.

Oren Cass: Big Tech’s Life Changing Transformation

American Compass executive director Oren Cass joins Rising to discuss the digital era’s effects on the market and our collection Lost in the Super Market: Navigating the Digital Age

All-Knowing Algorithms: Author Discussion

Alec Stapp (Progressive Policy Institute) and Wells King (American Compass) discuss the implications of “All-Knowing Algorithms” with Oren Cass.

Attention Economy: Author Discussion

Matthew Crawford (UVA’s Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture) and Peter Suderman (Reason) discuss the ramifications of the “Attention Economy” with Wells King (American Compass).

Frictionless Exchange: Author Discussion

Wingham Rowan (Modern Markets for All) and Neil Chilson (Charles Koch Institute) discuss the advent of frictionless exchange with Wells King (American Compass).

Lost in the Super Market

Navigating the Digital Age

New Collection Calls on Policymakers to Rethink Governing in the Digital Age

PRESS RELEASE—Modern technology has reshaped markets fundamentally, requiring new policy responses to protect our values, institutions, and relationships.

The Attention Economy: A Primer

What happens to media as the digital age enhances their ability to engage consumers?

All-Knowing Algorithms: A Primer

What happens to personal data as the digital age deepens their quality, widens their availability, and creates new uses for them?

Frictionless Exchange: A Primer

What happens to markets as the digital age improves their efficiency and introduces them to new domains?

We’re Just Speculating Here…

Most of what we call investment, by contrast, entails merely the buying and selling of assets on the secondary market—piles of cash and securities trade hands, but no one builds anything.

Oren Cass and J.D. Vance on the Future of the Republican Party

Oren Cass joins J.D. Vance and Gerald F. Seib for a conversation about the future of conservatism and the GOP at the WSJ Future of Everything conference.

Progressives, Conservatives Hone Messaging on Class Divide, Opportunity

American Compass’s Oren Cass and author J. D. Vance discuss the future of American conservatism at the WSJ Future of Everything conference.

Biden’s Daycare Plan Is Bad for Families

In an op-ed criticizing President Biden’s day care plan, J.D. Vance and Jenet Erickson highlight the findings of American Compass’s Home Building Survey.

Grand Old Party and the Working Class with Leader McCarthy

Leader McCarthy joins American Compass to discuss his efforts to reach out and grow the Republican coalition, what it takes to build a GOP that is better attuned to the concerns of working class Americans, and where he sees the party going in the coming years.

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