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Growing Pains Share This

| Jun 11, 2021

FIRST THINGS—American Compass research director Wells King reviews two books on the de-growth movement.

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How Technology Has Changed Our Jobs, Our Privacy, And Our Brains Share This

| Jun 11, 2021

DAILY CALLER—American Compass research director Wells King discusses the wide-ranging effects of the digital revolution in an adaptation of Lost in the Super Market: Navigating the Digital Age.

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Curtailing big tech requires much more than breaking it up Share This

| Jun 01, 2021

FINANCIAL TIMES—American Compass executive director Oren Cass makes the case for disaggregating the Big Tech debate and giving greater focus to the digital age’s novel challenges.

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Has the Financial Sector Become a Drag on the Real Economy? Share This

| Apr 28, 2021

PAIRAGRAPH—American Compass’s Oren Cass, in dialogue with Oaktree Capital’s Howard Marks, discusses the negative effects of the growth of the U.S. financial sector.

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The Rich Get Richer, Middle Class Shrinks, And Conservatives Must Act Share This

| Apr 21, 2021

DAILY CALLER—American Compass research director Wells King discusses the state of economic inequality in the United States and how conservatives should respond.

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What American Workers Really Want Instead of a Union at Amazon Share This

| Apr 20, 2021

POLITICO—American Compass executive director Oren Cass discusses the failed unionization drive at Amazon’s Bessemer, AL, warehouse and what it says about what kind of support and representation workers actually want.

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America’s Microchip Slip Share This

| Apr 16, 2021

NATIONAL REVIEW—American Compass’s Oren Cass and Richard Oyeniran explore the decline of America’s semiconductor industry and how the U.S. can retake the lead in the great semiconductor race.

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The US needs to rediscover the meaning of investment Share This

| Mar 25, 2021

FINANCIAL TIMES—American Compass executive director Oren Cass makes the case that fortunes are made in financial markets without benefiting the real economy.

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