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Lessons on Industrial Policy from Silicon Valley and Ronald Reagan

On this episode of “The Federalist Radio Hour,” Wells King joins Emily Jashinsky to discuss how policymakers can harness history to address the economic problems of today.

The GOP’s New Path to the Future

A new approach to tech policy is taking root in the GOP, and it’s not what you might expect from the party of Alan Greenspan and Friedrich Hayek. Led by a Read more…

American Compass Releases Conservative Economic Agenda for 118th Congress

Today, American Compass is releasing New Direction: Conservative Principles & Policies for the 118th Congress, an agenda for economic renewal, focused on the interests of worker, their families and communities, and the nation.

American Compass, Moving the Needle

Oren Cass’s pro-worker, pro-family think tank has exercised surprising influence on the broader conservative movement.

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.

American Compass on CHIPS Act Passage: An Inflection Point in U.S. Policy

PRESS RELEASE—America is finally getting serious about returning critical industries to our shores.

Republicans Split on Major China Bill, as Legislation Barrels Toward Passage

As the Senate takes up consideration of the CHIPS Act, American Compass’s work is leading the industrial policy debate.

In Preparation for Power, America’s New Right Builds New Institutions

In a profile of the new institutions springing up to influence the new right’s policy agenda, American Compass is described as “among the more sophisticated,” with proposals that have been “influential among lawmakers.”

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.

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.

‘College for All’ Is Broken. Let’s Embrace Opportunity Pluralism Instead.

Bruno Manno features a recent American Compass survey on higher education in a discussion of the failures of the “college-for-all” model.

Can the Expanded Child Tax Credit Come Back From the Dead?

In a discussion of the potential for a permanent expanded Child Tax Credit, Rachel Cohen highlights American Compass research and Wells King’s analysis of the political environment.

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.

How the Decline of NASCAR Mirrors the Decline of American Communities

American Compass’s Wells King joins Emily Jashinsky to discuss his American Conservative cover story on the decline of NASCAR.

Wells King Laments the Decline and Fall of NASCAR

American Compass research director Wells King joins Dan Proft and Amy Jacobson to discuss his essay on the decline of NASCAR.

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