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Ten Years of Fighting the Dragon

Looking back at a decade of shifting the consensus on China

‘Free Trade’ Is a Story of Broken Promises. America Needs Tariffs

Globalization has weakened our industrial base, eroded communities and ruined job prospects. Tariffs are essential to restoring our future.

Fiscal Conservatives Should Care About Trade Deficits

Fiscal conservatives need to care about trade deficits, not just budget deficits, when it comes to sound economic policy.

America’s Broken Immigration System with Mark Krikorian

Mark Krikorian, executive director of the Center for Immigration Studies, joins Oren Cass to unpack America’s broken immigration system.

Trump’s Trade Critics Inflate Their Claims

“Until you came along, nobody ever mentioned it.”

Growing Pains

Rebuilding American industry is worth it—but it won’t be quick, easy, or cheap.

Michael Pettis on Dollar Dominance

Oren is joined by Michael Pettis for an in-depth discussion of the dollar as the global reserve currency: pros, cons, and what it all means for the American economy.

Out of Time on Outbound

If Republicans are serious about confronting China, they need to sideline members who aren’t

The Elite Misunderstands American Globalisation Grievances

New research bears little resemblance to assumptions about how the US population feels about China and the economy

Talkin’ (Policy) Shop: Globalization

On this episode of Talkin’ (Policy) Shop, Oren and Chris discuss globalization—how we got here, the problems it has created, and what policymakers should do now.

New Survey Shows American Rejection of Globalization

Economists and policymakers out of touch with what people value and why

Issues 2024: Globalization

Revitalizing the national economy must begin with restoring the incentive to invest and build in America.

The American Rejection of Globalization

While many economists continue to insist that globalization has benefited the United States, the American people do not agree.

Free Trade’s Origin Myth

American elites accepted the economic theory of “comparative advantage” mainly because it justified their geopolitical agenda.

China Challenge Is Too Much for Republican Market Fundamentalism

Defeat on outward-bound investment legislation shows significant change in the party

American Compass and Heritage Foundation Lead Coalition Letter Urging Outbound Investment Restrictions

FY24 NDAA should maintain disclosure requirements and restrict U.S. capital flows to China

Coalition Letter: Outbound Investment Restrictions

As the FY2024 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) moves through conference committee, we write to urge Congress’s support for security-related restrictions on outbound investment of American capital to the People’s Republic of China (PRC).

Why Trump Is Right About Tariffs

Taxing imported goods is unpopular with economists, but it could help the U.S. lower the trade deficit, strengthen its industrial base and safeguard national security.

Halting Investment in China

Oren Cass discusses why America must disentangle from China to protect its market from subversion by the CCP.

US Republicans Could Finally Win the Argument on Immigration

Political conditions in the US are ripe for rare progress on immigration, writes Oren Cass in the Financial Times.

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