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How Technology Has Changed Our Jobs, Our Privacy, And Our Brains

| Jun 11, 2021

DAILY CALLER—American Compass research director Wells King discusses the wide-ranging effects of the digital revolution in an adaptation of Lost in the Super Market: Navigating the Digital Age.

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Privacy, Tech Policy, And Two Sorts Of Libertarian

Jun 05, 2021

THE AMERICAN CONSERVATIVE—Micah Meadowcroft discusses the questions raised about privacy and freedom by our collection, Lost in the Super Market: Navigating the Digital Age.

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Conservatives Must Tackle the Problems of the Digital Revolution

Jun 04, 2021

NEWSWEEK—Rachel Bovard highlights American Compass’s Lost in the Super Market collection in a discussion of how public policy must be rethought in light of the digital revolution.

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Curtailing big tech requires much more than breaking it up

| Jun 01, 2021

FINANCIAL TIMES—American Compass executive director Oren Cass makes the case for disaggregating the Big Tech debate and giving greater focus to the digital age’s novel challenges.

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Essays

The Problem of Tech Is Bigger Than Big Tech

| Jun 22, 2021

The early years of a technological revolution are not, generally speaking, happy ones. In The Technology Trap, Oxford University’s Carl Benedikt Frey documents the...

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The Costs of Tech Policy Inaction

| Jun 14, 2021

Lost in the Super Market offers a useful point-counterpoint guide to thinking about the challenges that the United States faces as it considers...

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Want More Humane Technology? Look to the Supermarket

| Jun 10, 2021

Are we the passive victims of rapacious technology? Or fully knowledgeable about how technology works and in control of its role in our...

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The ‘Uber Economy’ Needs Guardrails

| Jun 03, 2021

Wingham Rowan wants to “remake the modern market,” while Neil Chilson wants “freedom from market frictions.” Yet neither seems to understand...

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The Bully Platform

| May 06, 2021

The Tyranny of Big Tech, by Josh Hawley (Regnery, 200 pp. $30) Since his election in 2018, Senator Josh Hawley has distinguished himself...

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