Wesley Hodges

Wesley Hodges is the coalitions director at American Compass.

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What Next: A Multi-Ethnic, Working-Class Conservatism Share This

Dec 18, 2020

Senator Marco Rubio and Congressman Anthony Gonzalez join American Compass executive director Oren Cass for a conversation about how to build a conservative agenda that appeals to a multi-ethnic, working-class base.

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Deadly Sins of Left & Right Share This

Oct 13, 2020

THE AMERICAN CONSERVATIVE—Rod Dreher reflects on the political sins identified by Ruy Teixeira and Henry Olsen in their American Compass essays.

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Political Analysts from Left & Right Explain How Their Own Side Fails the American People Share This

Oct 13, 2020

PRESS RELEASE—American Compass’s October collection explores how Democratic and Republican establishments have been co-opted by a ruling class with little connection to most Americans’ needs.

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Lone Star Stand Share This

Oct 01, 2020

WASHINGTON EXAMINER—Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-TX-2) underscores the importance of discussing labor, middle-class issues, and industrial policy on the right-of-center.

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Is the Conservative Case for Organized Labor an Oxymoron? Share This

Sep 30, 2020

IN THESE TIMES—American Compass’s Oren Cass discusses a conservative future for organized labor with Hamilton Nolan.

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Michael Lind: Why Conservatives Should Care About Unions Share This

Sep 28, 2020

RISING—American Compass contributing writer Michael Lind discusses his essay on remodeling labor law from American Compass’s A Seat at the Table collection.

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Conservatives Should Embrace Labor Unions Share This

Sep 26, 2020

PUBLIC DISCOURSE—Brad Littlejohn interviews American Compass’s Oren Cass about why conservatives should be interested in the future of America’s labor movement.

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“Pro-Labor” Conservatives Aren’t Going Away Anytime Soon Share This

Sep 25, 2020

JACOBIN—Socialists express their concern that a conservative pitch to the working class will succeed, “especially when Democrats continue to abandon unions and the working class.”

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Trump Threw Stimulus Checks Back into Play and Called for a Large Economic Aid Package — But Republicans Still Aren’t Backing More Spending Share This

Sep 20, 2020

BUSINESS INSIDER—American Compass’s Oren Cass comments on the conceptual tensions underlying Congress’s standoff on COVID-19 economic relief packages.

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Businesses with ‘Windfall’ Pandemic Profits are Showering them on Investors, Study Finds Share This

Sep 16, 2020

THE WASHINGTON POST—American Compass’s Oren Cass criticizes corporate decisionmaking’s disconnect from corporate obligation in Christopher Ingraham’s review of a recent economic report.

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A Q&A with Oren Cass Share This

Sep 16, 2020

WORKRISE—American Compass’s Oren Cass talks with WorkRise’s Elisabeth Jacobs about the current economic crisis, the ways society has come to devalue certain kinds of labor, and the need for alternative pathways to the workforce.

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The Conservative Case for Unions & the Battle for the Soul of the Republican Party Share This

Sep 10, 2020

THE REALIGNMENT—American Compass’s Oren Cass joins The Realignment to discuss how the GOP can reconcile with organized labor and how the left and right should rethink their approach to economics.

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