Read our latest collection: Regaining Our Balance: How to Right the Wrongs of Globalization
What role should experts play in our politics? Of course, they have their own freedom of speech, and are welcome to hawk their wares in the marketplace of ideas. But when election day arrives, their votes count no more or less than others, and they are far fewer in number. Democracy relies upon non-experts to […]
FINANCIAL TIMES—American Compass executive director Oren Cass makes the case against rolling back tariffs on China in response to inflation.
Our latest Compass Point is by James M. Roberts, long-time research fellow at the Heritage Foundation and co-editor of their Index of Economic Freedom, reflecting on his experience in the conservative establishment and the perils of a political movement running on autopilot. “Conservatives are fond of warning that a government program, once established, never dies,” […]
THE AMERICAN MIND—American Compass executive director Oren Cass makes the case that revitalizing the American industrial base requires moving beyond globalization.
A proposal for funding employer-led noncollege pathways instead of higher education failure
The rebuttal delivered by Jon Lovitz’s Michael Dukakis, in his debate with Dana Carvey’s George H. W. Bush, is one of Saturday Night Live’s most famous political punchlines: “I can’t believe I’m losing to this guy.” The New York City audience went nuts—neither could they believe Dukakis was losing to Bush. But, of course, the […]
FINANCIAL TIMES—Despite the priority traditionally given to the free flow of capital, many now argue that Beijing should be the exception, writes American Compass executive director Oren Cass.
NATIONAL REVIEW—The question is not will we manage our economy’s interaction with the global market, but how, writes American Compass executive director Oren Cass.
A journey to the center of the neoliberal dogma
THE FEDERALIST—Oren Cass discusses new American Compass research on the effects of globalization on American workers and domestic jobs.
Patterns of change in the U.S. labor market, 2000–2019
FINANCIAL TIMES—American Compass executive director Oren Cass on how a new Republican bill that proposes to give labor a new voice is a challenge to vested interests on both left and right.