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Critics Corner with Steven Kaplan

Oren Cass is joined by private equity expert Steven Kaplan to discuss leveraged buyouts, bankruptcy, and the effects on workers.

Talkin’ (Policy) Shop: Local Content Requirements

On this episode of Policy in Brief, Oren and Chris discuss how to spur private investment, innovation, and competition by guaranteeing demand for domestic production

Talkin’ (Policy) Shop: Banning the BA Box

On this episode of Policy in Brief, Oren Cass and Chris Griswold are joined by Jonathan Berry to discuss a proposal to ban bachelor’s degree requirements in hiring.

Talkin’ (Policy) Shop: Pro-Worker Bankruptcy Reform

On this episode of Policy in Brief, Oren and Chris take a look at the damage done to workers and local communities when businesses go bankrupt and propose reforms to better align risk and reword.

Talkin’ (Policy) Shop: A Monthly Family Benefit

In the spirit of the holidays, this episode of Policy in Brief focuses on the family and what public policy can do to support this vital institution.

Talkin’ (Policy) Shop: Financing Higher Education

On this episode of Policy in Brief, Oren Cass and Chris Griswold discuss how we should finance higher education in the U.S.

Talkin’ (Policy) Shop: Worker-Run Benefits

On this episode of Policy in Brief, Oren Cass and Chris Griswold discuss a proposal to allow workers to administer their own employee benefits through organizations they control.

Talkin’ (Policy) Shop: Balancing U.S. Trade

On this episode of Policy in Brief, Oren Cass is joined by American Compass policy director Chris Griswold to discuss how U.S. trade fell so far out of balance—and some ideas for how to rebalance it.

Talkin’ (Policy) Shop: Online Age Verification

On this episode of Policy in Brief, Oren Cass is joined by Chris Griswold to discuss a proposal to create an online age-verification system to keep kids safe online.

Talkin’ (Policy) Shop: The Workforce Training Grant

On the inaugural episode of Policy in Brief, American Compass executive director Oren Cass is joined by policy director Chris Griswold to discuss the Workforce Training Grant, a proposal to create a meaningful alternative pathway to college.

Why Is the Republican Party Falling Out of Love With Big Business?

American Compass’s Oren Cass joins the Checks and Balances podcast to discuss the conservative approach toward big business and shifting orthodoxies in right-of-center economic philosophy.

Rethinking Conservative Economics With Oren Cass

Oren Cass joins Newsweek opinion editor Josh Hammer to discuss the Right’s shifting approach to political economy and President Biden’s disastrous student loan forgiveness initiative.

Oren Cass on Student Loan Debt

Oren Cass joins Paul Ollinger for a discussion of student debt, “college-for-all,” and how to rethink our approach to education in the U.S.

Saving Kids from Big Tech with Chris Griswold

American Compass policy director Chris Griswold discusses the historical parallels between child labor in the 19th century and kids’ use of social media today, and suggests steps that policymakers can take to protect them from its harms.

Capital Markets R’Us

Oren Cass joins David Bahnsen to discuss the state of American financial markets, private equity and venture capital, what is going wrong, and potential solutions.

30 Minutes with Virginia Foxx

Congresswoman Virginia Foxx joined us for a 30 Minutes discussion of how the education system can be retooled to better serve all Americans.

Oren Cass Discusses the Future of the GOP

American Compass executive director Oren Cass discusses whether DC’s conservative institutions will shift after the 2022 primaries to become more responsive to the GOP base.

Rethinking the Way We Help Families

American Compass research director Wells King joins Inside Sources with Boyd Matheson to discuss pro-family policymaking.

Is Common Good Capitalism the Answer?

American Compass executive director Oren Cass joins Luigi Zingales and Bethany McLean to discuss common good capitalism, China’s relationship with the U.S., Big Labor, and more.

Globalization and NASCAR Changes: Two Errors Wrought by Misguided Elites

American Compass’s Wells King joins Robin Johnson on the Heartland Politics show to discuss globalization and NASCAR.

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