Wesley Hodges

Wesley Hodges is the former coalitions director at American Compass.


Why GOP Can’t Stop Pushing Tax Cuts Share This

May 06, 2020

RISING—American Compass’s Oren Cass discusses the next round of GOP proposals to address the coronavirus pandemic.

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This New Think Tank Wants to Reform Conservatism. Republicans Ignore it at Their Peril. Share This

May 05, 2020

THE WASHINGTON POST—Columnist Henry Olsen describes American Compass as a “tool with which future conservative leaders can guide the American ship of state.”

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A Compass for Navigating the Right’s New Debates Share This

May 05, 2020

NATIONAL REVIEW—AEI’s Yuval Levin reflects on the role of American Compass in strengthening the debate on the role of the state on the right.

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Coronavirus Exposes a G.O.P. Divide: Is the Market Always Supreme? Share This

May 05, 2020

THE NEW YORK TIMES—The NYT features American Compass as a new organization with plans to foster debates on economic issues dividing the right, accentuated by the present national crisis.

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Seven Questions For Oren Cass On The New Conservatism Share This

May 04, 2020

THE AMERICAN CONSERVATIVE—TAC’s Jordan Bloom interviews Oren Cass about the launch of American Compass and the future of American conservatism.

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Conservatism in the Crisis Share This

Apr 30, 2020

THE ECONOMIST—With delightful British spelling, The Economist reports on American Compass: “an impressive organisation” of the “dissident faction … led by some of the most interesting conservative thinkers” that rejects “market fundamentalism.”

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Coronavirus Means the Era of Big Government Is…Back Share This

Apr 26, 2020

WALL STREET JOURNAL—American Compass’s Oren Cass argues that “one lesson we can and should learn from all this is that you can’t just flip a switch on strong, effective government when you need it.”

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Rubio Raises Profile in Pandemic, Challenges GOP Economics Share This

Apr 23, 2020

ROLL CALL—Rubio’s essays and speeches on his idea of common-good capitalism draw heavily from his Catholicism and from the work of policy experts such as American Compass’s Oren Cass.

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Conversation with Oren Cass Share This

Apr 13, 2020

REAGANISM—American Compass’s Oren Cass joins the Ronald Reagan Institute’s Reaganism podcast to discuss his organization’s mission to save American conservatism from what he calls its “chronic case of market fundamentalism.”

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Oren Cass Calls Out Libertarian Who Thinks Harvard Shouldn’t Pay Food Workers Share This

Apr 05, 2020

RISING—American Compass’s Oren Cass talks about extraordinary measures the government needs to take in the economic crisis to generate growth and prosperity for the future.

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Saving the American Economy – Why Congress Needs to Pass a Stimulus Package Immediately Share This

Mar 23, 2020

HOLD THESE TRUTHS—American Compass’s Oren Cass joins Congressman Dan Crenshaw to discuss stimulus measures which would bring desperately needed economic relief to Americans in the age of COVID-19.

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The WSJ Freaks After Domestic Policy Expert Appears on Rising Share This

Mar 11, 2020

RISING—American Compass’s Oren Cass responds to the Wall Street Journal’s negative coverage of his analysis on America’s economic challenges.

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