The comprehensive, conservative case for a return to robust national economic policy
From the Founding to the Cold War, America’s leading statesmen and political economists understood the importance of a robust national economic policy.
The “knowledge problem” is real, but a more practical approach is needed for navigating the challenges of government planning.
If we want the market to serve the needs of the American people, we must remove the blinders of market reductivism and recover the tools of economic policy.
News & Commentary
FOREIGN AFFAIRS—American Compass executive director Oren Cass discusses a path forward for conservatism that is no longer bound by free-market orthodoxy.
BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK—Peter Coy highlights American Compass executive director Oren Cass’s piece in Foreign Affairs on the path forward for post-Trump conservatism.
CLAREMONT REVIEW OF BOOKS—American Compass’s Oren Cass critiques public choice theory as applied in defense of a libertarian agenda.
THE NEW YORK TIMES—American Compass’s Oren Cass suggests that the professional class might learn from the pandemic that “material living standards” do not always translate into “quality of life.”
NATIONAL REVIEW—American Compass’s Wells King and Oren Cass and American Affairs’ Julius Krein summarize their arguments from Rebooting the American System in this short adaptation.