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Government Of, By, and For the Elite

The authors of “Dignity” and “Hillbilly Elegy” reflect on Ruy Teixeira and Henry Olsen’s essays, describe the dynamics that lead to a politics disconnected from the economic and cultural mainstream, and identify possible glimmers of hope.

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News & Commentary

Don’t kid yourself about what elections reveal about America

| Nov 09, 2020

CNN—American Compass’s Oren Cass argues that elections tell us simply who will govern us, not who we are, and it is critical to understand our fellow Americans who voted differently.

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Trump Lost the Race. But Republicans Know It’s Still His Party.

Nov 09, 2020

THE NEW YORK TIMES—Jeremy Peters highlights American Compass as a leader in building a post-Trump conservative movement by bringing together Capitol Hill staff and policy experts to debate the successes and failures of the past four years.

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Win or Lose, It’s Donald Trump’s Republican Party

Oct 27, 2020

THE NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE—Elaina Plott discusses the future of the Republican Party and conservative movement, highlighting American Compass’s leadership in forging a path forward.

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The Republican Identity Crisis After Trump

Oct 23, 2020

THE NEW YORKER—In The New Yorker, Nicholas Lemann discusses the ideological future of both parties, highlighting American Compass as a leader in the movement to bring back a genuinely conservative approach to economics.

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The Deadly Sins of the American Right

| Oct 15, 2020

RISING—American Compass’s Oren Cass joins Krystal Ball and Saagar Enjeti to discuss the deadly sins of the right, warning the GOP to learn from the 2016 election and update conservative orthodoxy.

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US Presidential Candidates are Ignoring Ordinary Voters’ Needs

| Oct 13, 2020

FINANCIAL TIMES—American Compass’s Oren Cass describes the process by which leaders of both the Republican and Democratic Parties have become unmoored from the voters they aspire to represent.

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On the Commons

Worker’s Party—or Pro-Worker Power Shift?

| Nov 10, 2020

In the 2020 presidential election, Donald Trump’s share of the white vote shrank while his share of the nonwhite vote increased.  In Congressional...

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A New Coalition, If You Can Keep It

| Nov 09, 2020

As the pundits, campaigns, and lawyers continue to unpack this election, there are a few things we know for certain. First, the pollsters...

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US Election: The Working Class is Up for Grabs

| Nov 06, 2020

It’s now clear that Joe Biden will be America’s next president. While Democrats will undoubtedly celebrate this fact, the overall election results should...

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A Self-Isolating Elite

| Nov 05, 2020

As counting continues and lawyers gear up for courtroom battles, Election Day now looks to become Election Week, and maybe even Election Month....

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A Multi-Ethnic, Working-Class Conservatism

| Nov 05, 2020

The wags are having their fun with an election result that hinges upon whether Joe Biden garners sufficient support from white voters to...

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