Oren Cass joins Fox Business’s Charles Payne to discuss the Cost-of-Thriving Index and economic pressure on American families
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.
The New York Times features American Compass’s work leading the development of a conservative family policy.
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.
Help working families with the costs of raising children
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.
The question of who would pursue non-college pathways, if they were offered, is one that has bedeviled education reform debates for decades.
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.
American Compass research director Wells King joins a statement in support of building a truly pro-family policy agenda.
This paper focuses on two related areas where public policy places homemakers at a significant disadvantage: access to social insurance systems and employer benefits.
On family policy, conservatives should avoid two extremes: rebutting any use of government, and assuming that trillions can be spent without negative repercussions.
In this week’s Compass Point, Pursuing the Reunification of Home and Work, Erika Bachiochi throws a fascinating curveball into the modern debate over home economics. That debate, to oversimplify, pits the mid-20th-century model of breadwinner-plus-homemaker against the late-20th-century model of the dual-income household.
The conflict between responsibilities at home and at work is largely the result of economic transitions to which we still—nearly a century after industrialization and 50 years into the modern feminist movement—have not adequately responded.
American Compass executive director Oren Cass discusses the promising shift on the right-of-center toward supporting generous pro-family benefits like Senator Romney’s Family Security Act 2.0.
American Compass research director Wells King joins Inside Sources with Boyd Matheson to discuss pro-family policymaking.
American Compass’s Wells King and Brad Wilcox of the Institute for Family Studies and AEI make the case for a conservative embrace of an expanded Child Tax Credit in a post Roe v. Wade world.
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.
The Niskanen Center’s Samuel Hammond discusses the potential for a bipartisan bill to support families with children, highlighting American Compass’s Fisc proposal.
A robust discussion of how well American institutions are fostering the flourishing of American families, hosted by American Compass and Capita.
In this week’s Compass Point, The Snowflakes Aren’t Melting, Michael Brendan Dougherty offers a sharp, revisionist account of “safetyism.” The term commonly refers to the phenomenon of young people coddled through their childhoods and thus unable to cope with the conflicts and travails of adulthood.