Cash and Kids: Momentum on Child Tax Credit Policy and Other Ideas to Increase Family Income Share This
EVENT—American Compass research director Wells King joins an American Academy of Political and Social Science panel to discuss the Child Tax Credit and how best to support working families.
FIRST THINGS—American Compass research director Wells King reviews two books on the de-growth movement.
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.
The use and abuse of personal data pose a collective challenge that cannot be solved by individuals.
DAILY CALLER—American Compass research director Wells King discusses the state of economic inequality in the United States and how conservatives should respond.
A review of hedge fund and private equity performance through the COVID-19 market crash.
Our policy debates center on helping working families, but they routinely fail to capture those families’ preferences for their own lives or for policies that would help them most. Proposals most useful to households with all adults in the workforce, like subsidized childcare or paid leave, often receive far more attention from policymakers and pundits […]
THE RESISTANCE LIBRARY PODCAST—American Compass research director Wells King joins Sam Jacobs to discuss labor unions, the free market, and the proper role of government.
A decentralized and conflicted administration was uniquely inconsistent in its policy actions.
The American Enterprise Institute has just released a new white paper that defends the CARES Act against arguments from the right. Contra deficit hawks and libertarians in Congress, Jay Cost argues that recent deficit-financed economic stimulus falls squarely within the “parameters of Republican orthodoxy on economic conservatism.” It’s an orthodoxy with origins not in libertarian […]
A review of the latest developments in private finance and the latest update to the Returns Counter.
Last week in USA Today, I argued that reinvigorating the American labor movement could address economic inequality in a way that should appeal to conservatives – achieving a kind of pre-distribution with minimal state interference and greater worker input. It’s an approach that echoes themes of the recent American Compass statement: a well-functioning system of […]