Yoram Hazony interviews Oren Cass, head of The American Compass research institute, and author of “The Once and Future Worker.” They discuss economic nationalism and what a conservative economic policy should look like, including policies designed to encourage work and permit people to form families, schools that prepare the young for productive employment rather than college, trade with China, the relationship between nationalism and democracy, and more.

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Oren Cass
Oren Cass is the executive director at American Compass.
Recommended Reading
Yoram Hazony’s Liberal Nationalism

In a previous post, I used the term “synthetic nationalism” to describe what is increasingly the default premise of many conservative nationalists—or, in their words, of many national conservatives.

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