Commentary

Have I Got a Bridge to Sell You: The Limitations of Econ 101 Share This

| Nov 20, 2021

AMERICAN AFFAIRS—American Compass executive director Oren Cass reviews Glenn Hubbard’s new book, The Wall and the Bridge, and discusses the limits of market fundamentalism.

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The Fed Soc Debate Turns Inward Share This

| Nov 19, 2021

THE AMERICAN CONSERVATIVE—American Compass coalitions director Wesley Hodges discusses the developing debate within the Federalist Society about the roles and potential threats of corporate and government power.

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Washington is showing how much it really cares about blue collar families (not much) Share This

| Nov 14, 2021

THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS—American Compass policy director Chris Griswold discusses the “blue-collar blueprint” for infrastructure and how DC politicos fail to listen to their actual blue-collar voters.

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On the Biden CTC, Expert Endorsement Rings Hollow Share This

| Sep 28, 2021

INSTITUTE FOR FAMILY STUDIES—American Compass’s Oren Cass and Wells King discuss the pitfalls of “evidence-based policymaking” and the importance of prioritizing work and long-term effects in designing the Child Tax Credit.

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The Labor Movement Is ‘Woking’ Itself to Death Share This

| Sep 24, 2021

NEWSWEEK—American Compass research director Wells King explores the failures of the modern American labor movement and what workers really want from unions.

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American labour unions should stop playing politics Share This

| Sep 05, 2021

FINANCIAL TIMES—American Compass’s Oren Cass discusses the state of American organized labor and what the working class wants from their unions.

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Working Americans are Speaking. Are Politicians Listening? Share This

| Aug 23, 2021

NEWSWEEK—In an adaptation of his conclusion to the Edgerton Essays anthology, Patrick T. Brown discusses what he learned from editing the collection of perspectives from the working class.

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America should bring back a financial transaction tax Share This

| Aug 04, 2021

THE HILL—American Compass policy director Chris Griswold makes the case for a financial transaction tax in the United States.

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