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Testimony on “Mapping America’s Supply Chains”

Chris Griswold’s testimony before the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Innovation, Data, and Commerce, regarding “Mapping America’s Supply Chains”

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.

C-SPAN’s Washington Journal: Oren Cass on Challenges Facing the U.S. Workforce
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…

The Dignity of Workers

In Democracy at Work, labor law professor Ruth Dukes and sociologist Wolfgang Streeck describe how the dehumanizing and demanding conditions of an Amazon “fulfillment center” maximize the isolation of workers and 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.

How Airbus Took Flight

The success of the aerospace company evidences strong returns on strategic industrial investment.

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

Railway Safety Act Presents GOP Choice: Tired Dogma or the Common Good?

The Railway Safety Act of 2023 is a potent signal of a sea-change in how conservatives in Washington are approaching their most basic task: governance for the common good.

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.

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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