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Breaking the Spell Share This

| Mar 11, 2021

CITY JOURNAL—Executive director Oren Cass looks back on the history of welfare reform and explains why fighting poverty requires more than just sending money to the poor.

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How To Build Family Policy For The Working-Class Majority Share This

| Mar 10, 2021

DAILY CALLER—Michael Lind’s Home Building essay on family policy for the working class majority is adapted by the Daily Caller.

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The Left’s Welfare Extremism Share This

| Mar 05, 2021

NATIONAL REVIEW—Executive director Oren Cass on how left-wing critics of our family-benefit proposal are sorely misguided.

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Put Working Families at the Front of the Line for Help Share This

| Mar 02, 2021

THE NEW YORK TIMES—American Compass executive director Oren Cass argues that a policy that sustains people in joblessness is not ultimately anti-poverty.

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If Conservatives Do Not Defend The Family, Who Will? Share This

| Feb 16, 2021

DAILY CALLER—Helen Andrews’s Home Building essay on why conservatives should defend the family is adapted by the Daily Caller.

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A New Conservatism: Freeing the Right From Free-Market Orthodoxy Share This

| Feb 12, 2021

FOREIGN AFFAIRSAmerican Compass executive director Oren Cass discusses a path forward for conservatism that is no longer bound by free-market orthodoxy.

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Joe Biden should be doing more that really helps workers Share This

| Feb 01, 2021

FINANCIAL TIMES—American Compass executive director Oren Cass discusses President Biden’s first days in office and why he should focus on policies that help working Americans.

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Is There a Case for Principled Populism From the GOP? Share This

| Jan 04, 2021

DAILY CALLER—Marshall Auerback discusses how a principled populism that addresses working-class interests could emerge in the GOP.

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