Oren Cass

Oren Cass

Oren Cass is the executive director at American Compass.

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CQ Future: Unions Share This

Oct 16, 2020

ROLL CALL—American Compass’s Oren Cass talks with Jim Saksa about how unions should be reinvented and not abandoned by conservatives.

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The Deadly Sins of the American Right Share This

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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Whole Life: A Common Sense Agenda for Strengthening the American Family Share This

Oct 14, 2020

THE AMERICAN CONSERVATIVE—American Compass’s Oren Cass joins a distinguished panel to discuss the need for robust family policy from the political right.

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Government Of, By, and For the Elite Share This

Oct 13, 2020

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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US Presidential Candidates are Ignoring Ordinary Voters’ Needs Share This

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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Presidential Candidates Are Ignoring Ordinary Voters’ Needs Share This

Oct 13, 2020

In this commentary for the Financial Times, Cass considers what the presidential candidates would be talking about if workers and their interests were of primary concern

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When Market Economists Fail Share This

Oct 12, 2020

CLAREMONT REVIEW OF BOOKS—American Compass’s Oren Cass critiques public choice theory as applied in defense of a libertarian agenda.

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Biden and Trump are Failing the American Worker Share This

Oct 08, 2020

CNN—American Compass’s Oren Cass argues that neither Biden nor Trump has given the necessary attention to issues like industrial, education, and labor policy that could help American workers.

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America Needs a Conservative Labor Movement Share This

Sep 17, 2020

WALL STREET JOURNAL—American Compass’s Oren Cass argues that a strong, reformed labor movement has unique potential to advance conservative priorities.

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The Vanishing American Dream: The Economic Realities Facing Middle- and Lower-Income Americans Share This

Sep 16, 2020

EVENT—American Compass’s Oren Cass participated in a symposium on “The Vanishing American Dream,” as part of the Brookings Institution’s Future of the Middle Class Initiative, discussing the political roots of economic issues facing lower- and middle-income Americans.

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Q&A with Freelancers Union founder Sara Horowitz Share This

Sep 15, 2020

Labor law has failed to evolve alongside a changing labor market. Some labor leaders have been moving ahead anyway.

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A Free Market Manifesto That Changed the World, Reconsidered Share This

Sep 11, 2020

THE NEW YORK TIMES—American Compass’s Oren Cass joins a wide range of economists and business leaders to discuss Milton Friedman’s essay, “The Social Responsibility of Business Is to Increase Its Profits,” on its 50th anniversary.

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