Today’s Capital Record episode welcomes Oren Cass, the Executive Director at American Compass and the former policy director for Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign, who has created a name for himself in recent years for his critique of certain aspects of “market orthodoxy.” David and Oren enjoy a fruitful and constructive conversation on globalization and seek to unpack the right path to human flourishing within the mechanism of a market economy. There is plenty they disagree on, some surprising (and unsurprising) elements of agreement, and most of all, an earnest desire to engage in fruitful dialogue.
Policy Brief: The Global Tariff
Levy a tariff on all imports that rises until trade is balanced
Policy Brief: The Market Access Charge
Make American goods more attractive to foreigners than American assets
Policy Brief: The Import Certificate
Balance trade by requiring importers to purchase credits from exporters.