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Daniel Raymond (1823)

| Apr 22, 2020

The absurdity of this doctrine of not legislating at all, and permitting every man to pursue his own interest in his own way, is manifest from its utter impracticability… The question, therefore, is not, and never will be, between law and no law, regulation and no regulation, but it must always be between the wisdom of different laws and different regulations.

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Wells King is the research director at American Compass.

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Liberty and Tariffs for All

Oren Cass | Sep 16, 2022 |

I spoke earlier this week at a private event for a fervently free-market group. Bringing new ways of thinking to such audiences is a favorite pastime of mine, and one of American Compass’s reasons for being. Partly, of course, this presents an opportunity to persuade. As important, I get to hear the questions and counterarguments […]

Rebuilding from the College Catastrophe Starts Here

Oren Cass | Sep 08, 2022 |

Today, Senator Tom Cotton introduced the American Workforce Act (AWA), a landmark bill to create a robust alternative to college rooted in on-the-job experience and employer-led training, funded by a transfer of resources away from traditional higher education. The AWA is modeled on American Compass’s Workforce Training Grant, which we proposed earlier this year as […]