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What the ‘Success Sequence’ Misses

Long-term flourishing requires a deeper conversation than proponents admit.

Pronatalism Isn’t Pro-Family

Supporting America’s families is more than a numbers game.

Talkin’ (Policy) Shop: Support for Families

Oren and Chris weigh in on the ongoing fight over the Child Tax Credit and discuss more broadly the question of how conservatives should think about supporting families—without getting mired in 30-year-old fights about welfare.

New Survey Shows Surging Enthusiasm for Family Support Among Conservatives

Families struggling to have the number of children they want, achieve the American dream

The Family Policy Renaissance, Explained

Republicans, Independents, and the working and middle classes respond to the pressures facing working families

Among US Conservatives, the Dial Is Finally Shifting on Welfare

But older anti-government institutions still need to realise that the mistakes of the 1960s are not being repeated

Conservatives Should Embrace Child Tax Credit Expansion

Strengthening support for working families is not just a popular priority, but a conservative one.

One House Vote Just Exposed A Huge Rift In The Conservative Movement

American Compass’ Duncan Braid makes the case for conservatives to support the Child Tax Credit expansion in the Daily Caller

Passing a Test on Family Policy

This is a pivotal moment for the conservative movement, which has finally woken up to the reality that decades of WSJ-style economic policy have been a disaster for working families and thus a disaster for America.

Debunking Myths About the Tax Deal

The reformed Child Tax Credit isn’t “welfare”—it’s conservative family policy.

Putting the Money Where the Working Families Are

If conservatives want to lead on family policy, they have to be willing to fight for it

Oren Cass on Fox Business’s Making Money with Charles Payne

Oren Cass joins Fox Business’s Charles Payne to discuss the Cost-of-Thriving Index and economic pressure on American families

Family Affordability Survey

American families, across parties and classes, broadly share a definition of the middle class and concern with how the economy has made middle-class life harder.

In Post-Roe World, These Conservatives Embrace a New Kind of Welfare

The New York Times features American Compass’s work leading the development of a conservative family policy.

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.

Policy Brief: A Monthly Family Benefit

Help working families with the costs of raising children

A Nation of Boys at Risk

After decades of intensive effort and investment to create an equitable education system, not least for girls and women, the nation finds itself with a peculiar predicament: It is boys who are falling behind furthest and fastest.

Where Have All the Young Men Gone?

The question of who would pursue non-college pathways, if they were offered, is one that has bedeviled education reform debates for decades.

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.

Our Politics Needs a Pro-Family Policy Agenda

American Compass research director Wells King joins a statement in support of building a truly pro-family policy agenda.

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