News

Oren Cass on the Lincoln Project and the Future Direction of the GOP Share This

Jul 23, 2020

RISING—American Compass’s Oren Cass shares his thoughts on the Lincoln Project and his hopes for the future of the GOP.

Read More

Private Equity Captures Rather Than Creates Value Share This

| Jul 23, 2020

NEWSWEEK—American Compass’s Oren Cass debates University of Chicago professor Todd Henderson over the question, “Does the private equity industry create substantial social value?”

Read More

Could Baby Bonds Help Reduce Wealth Inequality In America? Share This

Jul 22, 2020

NPR: ON POINT—American Compass’s Oren Cass, Senator Cory Booker, and other experts discuss the feasibility of government baby bonds.

Read More

What a Post-Trump Republican Party Might Look Like Share This

Jul 16, 2020

THE EZRA KLEIN SHOW—Ezra Klein interviews American Compass’s Oren Cass about challenging the right-wing economic orthodoxy and its quasi-religious veneration of markets, and focusing instead on clear social goals that put families first, eschew economic growth as the be-all-end-all of policymaking, and recognize the inescapability of government intervention in the economy.

Read More

Ivanka Teams With Apple, IBM to Push Job-Skills Schooling Share This

Jul 15, 2020

REAL CLEAR POLITICSRCP talks with American Compass’s Oren Cass about a new White House initiative to connect Americans with education and training programs that can be accessed immediately without requiring the time or money of a bachelor’s degree.

Read More

Rebuilding American Industry: Devil is in the Details Share This

Jul 10, 2020

ASIA TIMES—David Goldman features his Moving the Chains symposium essay, “The Reshoring Imperative,” with new commentary directed at Joe Biden’s “Buy American” campaign.

Read More

Populists Don’t Know Much About Private Equity Share This

Jun 30, 2020

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL—Responding to the Coin-Flip Capitalism project, University of Chicago Professors M. Todd Henderson and Steven Kaplan say to leave investors out of it: the fees to fund managers prove the social valuel.

Read More

The Fight On The Right: A Pre-Trump Or Post-Trump Future? Share This

| Jun 25, 2020

THE AMERICAN CONSERVATIVE—American Compass’s Oren Cass describes the parameters of the fight on the right and makes the case for a Post-Trump conservatism.

Read More