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James Madison (1829)
The more thorough the examination of the question which relates to the encouragement of domestic manufactures, the more the true policy… will be found to lie between the extremes of doing nothing & prescribing everything, between admitting no exception to the rule of ‘laissez faire,’ and converting the exceptions into the rule.Return to the Commons
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 […]
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 […]