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Jobs Americans Would Do

A more productive conversation about raising workers’ wages

Talkin’ (Policy) Shop: Making Social Media Safe for Kids

On this episode of Talkin’ (Policy) Shop, Oren and Chris discuss how to protect kids online.

Policy Brief: Making Social Media Safe for Kids

Attack social media’s dangerous design features

Senator Marco Rubio on Globalization, Markets, and the Common Good

On this special episode of the American Compass podcast, Senator Marco Rubio joins Oren Cass for a wide-ranging discussion of conservative economics and the common good.

Oren Cass on Tucker Carlson Today: Capitalism in Crisis?

Oren Cass joins Tucker Carlson for an hour-long, in-depth discussion of conservative economics.

How Airbus Took Flight

The success of the aerospace company evidences strong returns on strategic industrial investment.

Talkin’ (Policy) Shop: Pre-Competitive R&D Consortia

On this episode of Talkin’ (Policy) Shop, Oren and Chris are joined by Willy Shih, a professor at Harvard Business School, to discuss pre-competitive R&D consortia.

Policy Brief: Pre-Competitive R&D Consortia

Bridging the gap between basic research and the market

Airbus’s Industrial Flight Plan

How European bureaucrats built the business that beat Boeing

Joe Biden’s chips choices undermine bipartisan industrial initiatives

The White House is discrediting its promotion of domestic semiconductor production by linking it to childcare

Talkin’ (Policy) Shop: Worker Voice

On this episode, Oren and Chris discuss the issue of worker voice and how to reform labor law to create new avenues for labor input from the shop floor to the boardroom.

Policy Brief: Workers in the Boardroom

Give workers a seat at the directors’ table

Policy Brief: Collaborative Labor-Management Committees

Give workers a collective voice on the job

Railway Safety Act Presents GOP Choice: Tired Dogma or the Common Good?

The Railway Safety Act of 2023 is a potent signal of a sea-change in how conservatives in Washington are approaching their most basic task: governance for the common good.

The Undeniable Success of Israeli Industrial Policy

A prominent public role in R&D, business subsidies, and restrictions that keep both knowledge and production within our borders are not incompatible with rapid economic growth and technological progress.

How Industrial Policy Made the Desert Bloom

A case study on the public investments behind the Israeli economic miracle

At SVB, the Market Was the Failure

The market failure is that market actors are fallible and their efforts at pursuing their own interests do not necessarily lead smoothly to efficient outcomes that serve themselves or the common good.

Keeping Up with the Jones Act

American Compass policy advisor Gabriela Rodriguez discusses the Jones Act, shipping and supply chains, and striking a balance between national security and consumer interests.

Talkin’ (Policy) Shop: Public Pension Accountability

On this episode, Oren Cass and Chris Griswold discuss the need for transparent reporting requirements for public pension funds.

Policy Brief: Public Pension Accountability

Require transparency in management of public money

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