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Saving the American Economy—Why Congress Needs to Pass a Stimulus Package Immediately

American Compass’s Oren Cass joins Congressman Dan Crenshaw to discuss stimulus measures which would bring desperately needed economic relief to Americans in the age of COVID-19.

The WSJ Freaks After Domestic Policy Expert Appears on Rising

American Compass’s Oren Cass responds to the Wall Street Journal’s negative coverage of his analysis on America’s economic challenges.

The Wall Street Journal Goes Negative

One of the nation’s leading opinion platforms cuts a two-minute attack ad against American Compass for prompting debate.

And Now a Word for Laissez-Faire

Columnist Bill McGurn criticizes American Compass for using the term “market fundamentalism” to “squash debate.”

The Anti-Free Market Conservative

Columnist Bill McGurn accuses American Compass of “name calling” and laments that analysis of the challenges facing American families “can lead to rhetoric that at times can sound an awful lot like Bernie Sanders.”

The Cost of Thriving: Talking with Oren Cass

What does it cost for a family to thrive? Oren Cass joins The Chris Buskirk Show to talk about his work to define this.

A New Conservative Think Tank Challenges ‘Market Fundamentalism’

American Compass’s Wells King discussed his views on public policy and the goals of American Compass with National Review’s Daniel Tenreiro.

Finding True North Ideas in the Trump Era—And Beyond

The challenge for Cass is to help restore conservative ideas to their proper primacy — the conservatism of Main Street, that is, not the libertarian pseudo-conservatism that so often trickles down from plutocratic donors.

Hayek’s Broken Promise

It is a tragedy that Friedrich Hayek’s excesses, invested with the authority of his (deserved) reputation, became the unexamined default for right-of-center economic thinking in America.

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The Return of Conservative Economics

Today we are announcing the formation of American Compass, an organization dedicated to helping American conservatism recover from its chronic case of market fundamentalism.

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Introducing American Compass

Oren Cass joins The Realignment to announce American Compass, his new organization that’s arguing for a new conservative approach to economics.

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Conservative Intellectuals Launch a New Group To Challenge Free-Market ‘Fundamentalism’ on the Right

Oren Cass believes conservatives have blundered by outsourcing GOP economic policymaking to libertarian “fundamentalists” who see the free market as an end unto itself, rather than as a means for improving quality of life to strengthen families and communities.

Comparative Disadvantage

If comparative advantage is created rather than discovered, refusing to play the game has consequences.

How the Consumerist Consensus Led America Astray, and How to Recover

Oren Cass discusses his book, The Once and Future Worker: A Vision for the Renewal of Work in America

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