Public Policy for the American Family
A proposal to expand the social compact for working families
If conservatives do not speak for the family, who will?
Addressing our fertility and family-formation crises will require us to push the boundaries of family policy and embrace a whole-of-society approach.
Writers and analysts from across the right-of-center apply a family-focused lens to contemporary policy challenges.
A pro-worker agenda must treat families, not individuals, as the basic units of public policy.
Family Financial Security: Sen. Romney on the Right’s Fight to Support Our Most Important Institution
Senator Mitt Romney joins us for a conversation about what draws him to family benefits, why he thinks conservatives should embrace the Family Security Act’s approach, how he sees this debate fitting into the broader one about the right-of-center’s future.
News & Commentary
THE WALL STREET JOURNAL—In an op-ed criticizing President Biden’s day care plan, J.D. Vance and Jenet Erickson highlight the findings of American Compass’s Home Building Survey.
THE NEW YORK TIMES—In a column on how best to approach family benefits, David Brooks cites the findings of the American Compass Home Building Survey.
DAILY CALLER—Michael Lind’s Home Building essay on family policy for the working class majority is adapted by the Daily Caller.
NATIONAL REVIEW—Executive director Oren Cass on how left-wing critics of our family-benefit proposal are sorely misguided.
THE NEW YORK TIMES—American Compass executive director Oren Cass argues that a policy that sustains people in joblessness is not ultimately anti-poverty.