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The Idiocy of Econ 101

Many of the economic policy disasters of the last generation are easy to underst...

By Michael Lind

Understanding Economic Nationalism

The free market of Goldman Sachs is not the free market of the lemonade stand....

By Darren J. Beattie

Towards A Pro-Worker, Pro-Family Conservatism

These remarks were delivered at The American Conservative’s annual gala in Was...

By J.D. Vance

Industrial Strategy

War and Industrial Policy

War means industry. Wars cannot be fought with supply chains that crisscross a g...

By Zoltan Pozsar

State Capacity in Short Supply: Assessing the Biden Administration’s Industrial Strategy

The federal government has not yet recovered the clarity and confidence necessar...

By Wells King and Chris Griswold

America’s Industrial Base Isn’t Ready for War With China

Washington must invest immediately in a domestic capacity to build and repair mi...

By Elbridge Colby and Alexander B. Gray

Defense Contracting is Broken. Here’s How to Fix It.

America swapped innovation for stagnation. Defense R&D—a cornerstone of Americ...

By Gabriela Rodriguez

The New Productivism Paradigm?

There are signs of a major reorientation toward an economic policy framework tha...

By Dani Rodrick

Guiding Finance: China’s Strategy for Funding Advanced Manufacturing

Chinese guidance funds involve subsidies to industry through equity investments;...

By David Adler

Who’s Afraid of Industrial Policy?

"Government support of industry is in the American tradition," Michael Lind wrot...

By Michael Lind

Woke Capital and ESG

Breaking Blackrock’s Back (feat. WV Treasurer Riley Moore)

West Virginia State Treasurer Riley Moore joins Moment of Truth to talk woke "ES...

By Moment of Truth

Florida Man Takes On Disney (feat. Anthony Sabatini)

Anthony Sabatini joins Moment of Truth to talk Governor Ron DeSantis, fighting b...

By Moment of Truth

Woke Capital Blinks

In the past few months: Disney paused political donations, Exxon banned BLM flag...

By Nate Hochman

Conservatives Must Address America’s Housing Crisis

"Conservatives are well-positioned to empower families without promoting depende...

By Austin Stone

Corporate Actual Responsibility: A Conversation with Senator Josh Hawley

Senator Josh Hawley talks with American Compass executive director Oren Cass abo...

By The American Compass Podcast

The Rise of Corporate-State Tyranny

"In wealthy societies, a large part of the corporate elite does not see widespre...

By Joel Kotkin

Corporations That Undermine American Values Don’t Deserve GOP Support

"These hypocrites want to have it both ways: to coast off everything that makes ...

By Sen. Marco Rubio

Dignity of Work

Labor’s Conservative Heart

"Enthusiasm for a strong labor movement is anything but Marxist," writes Brian D...

By Brian Dijkema

The New Labor Crisis Is the Biggest Opportunity in a Generation

In a world economy that has seen labor's share of income drop for generations, t...

By Joel Kotkin

The Once and Future Worker

In this book, Oren Cass proposes a series of conservative proposals to restore t...

By Oren Cass

Trade

Lighthizer Wins the Long Game

Once a voice crying out in the wilderness, the GOP trade expert has seen his ide...

By Harry Scherer

Biden’s Build Back Beijing Plan (feat. Michael Stumo)

Michael Stumo talks trade, Biden's 'Build Back Better' plan, industrial policy, ...

By Moment of Truth

The Great Eurasian Economic Realignment

Western sanctions may accelerate Russia’s economic integration with Asia, writ...

By Samo Burja

It’s Time to Transform the WTO

The international trading system as we know it is ending. Republicans can seize ...

By Nicholas Phillips

The GATT: A Retrospective

The GATT at 75: taking a hard look and challenging the prevailing narrative....

By Charles Benoit

How the Chinese Trade Deal Led to the Great Awokening

Ed West asks, "Twenty years on, who are the big winners from globalization?"...

By Ed West

Jim Traficant: The Youngstown Prophet

No national politician of his era spoke more forcefully to what have become the ...

By Matthew Walther

Financialization

Finance Means Betting on People—Not Numbers

To restore true wealth creation, we must believe in people, wrote Nate Fischer, ...

By Nathaniel Fischer

Financialization and the Problem of Mutually Assured Capital Destruction

Many contemporary economic debates remain grounded in older models of firm compe...

By Marc Rohatyn

Profits Without Prosperity

Though corporate profits are high, and the stock market is booming, most America...

By William Lazonick

Other People’s Money: The Financialisation of the Economy – John Kay

John Kay argues that the financial sector has grown too large, detached itself f...

By Maastricht University School of Business and Economics

Energy

Trump Predicted European Energy Crisis: “Germany is ‘totally controlled’ by Russia”

Flashback to 2018: President Donald Trump criticized Germany for paying "billion...

By CNBC International

Who Killed Nuclear Energy and How to Revive It

If we can commit to confronting today’s so-called environmentalists on the pol...

By Emmet Penney

Germany’s Apokalypse Now

The worst nightmares of Europe’s sleeping giant are coming true all at once....

By Jeremy Stern

The Mineral Conflict Is Here

The Ukraine War is resulting in the biggest shock to the global energy system si...

By Brian Balkus

Supply Chains

Coming Food Shortages

"How war in Ukraine conflict is creating a global humanitarian crisis," writes A...

By Adam Korzeniewski in Muzzle Velocity.

The Supply Chain’s Inconvenient Truth

Michael Rentz explains why the supply chains are in crisis....

By Michael Rentz

Moving the Chains: American Compass Policy Symposium

American Compass brings together 10 experts in a detailed policy symposium that ...

By Oren Cass, et al.

Moment of Truth

Our Fake Economy (feat. Julius Krein)

Julius Krein joins Moment of Truth to talk the financialization of the US econom...

By Moment of Truth

Breaking Blackrock’s Back (feat. WV Treasurer Riley Moore)

West Virginia State Treasurer Riley Moore joins Moment of Truth to talk woke "ES...

By Moment of Truth

Biden’s Build Back Beijing Plan (feat. Michael Stumo)

Michael Stumo talks trade, Biden's 'Build Back Better' plan, industrial policy, ...

By Moment of Truth

Florida Man Takes On Disney (feat. Anthony Sabatini)

Anthony Sabatini joins Moment of Truth to talk Governor Ron DeSantis, fighting b...

By Moment of Truth

The Stephen K. Bannon Interview | Moment of Truth

The one and only Steve Bannon joins us in studio for our 50th episode to discuss...

By Moment of Truth

The Masters of The Universe (feat. Attorney General Jeff Sessions)

In Today's "Moment of Truth," Saurabh and Nick sit down with Jeff Sessions, form...

By Moment of Truth

The Hedge Funds Are Not Your Friends (feat. Oren Cass)

In Today's "Moment of Truth," Saurabh and Nick sit down with Oren Cass, Executiv...

By Moment of Truth

Federal Reserve

What the Fed’s Big Balance Sheet Unwind Means for Markets

The Federal Reserve recently began shrinking its massive balance sheet, unwindin...

By Odd Lots

How the Fed Caused Inflation

Marshall Kosloff interviews journalist Christopher Leonard to better understand ...

By Marshall Kosloff

Stagflation: Causes and Cures

Following the hysterical herd has gotten us in this mess. Now is the time to try...

By Philip Pilkington

Globalization

The Collapse of Globalization and America’s Retreat

Peter Zeihan, geopolitical strategist and author of The End of the World Is Just...

By Realignment Podcast

Globalism Failed to Deliver the Economy We Need

“We don’t yet have a new unified field theory for the postneoliberal world. ...

By Rana Foroohar

After Hyper-Globalization

What should the next trading system be? Can we restore the capacity of the U.S. ...

By Robert Kuttner

Globalization In Decline But US Uniquely Positioned to Come Out On Top

The U.S., with its relatively isolated geography, promising demographics, and si...

By Bradford Betz

Searching for Capitalism in the Wreckage of Globalization

Oren Cass on a journey to the center of the neoliberal dogma....

By Oren Cass

A Deglobalized World

Peter Zeihan offers a perspective on the effects of globalization, and the conse...

By Peter Zeihan on GEOPOP

Julius Krein: What Happened to the American Economy & How to Fix It

Demetri Kofinas speaks with Julius Krein, the editor of American Affairs, about ...

By Demetri Kofinas

Chips and Semiconductors

The Geopolitics of Microchips

The US and China are fighting a war. It's a weird one that's hard to see. It's b...

By Johnny Harris

How TSMC Became a Linchpin of the Global Economy

At a time of shortages and superpower competition over new technology, the compa...

By Kathrin Hille

Breaking Down New Tech Export Controls On China

The US Commerce Department just dropped 100+ pages of new export control regulat...

By Jordan Schneider

Where the Chips Fell

Julius Krein offers his thoughts on the CHIPS Act, and an explanation of the pro...

By Julius Krein

The Chips Act debate shows how far the Republicans have moved

Rebuilding America’s industrial base is superseding traditional economic doctr...

By Oren Cass

A Guide to the Semiconductor Industry

The U.S. supply chain for advanced chips is at risk without concerted government...

By American Compass

How the U.S. Lost Chip Dominance and How It Can Be Regaine‪d‬

The U.S. was once a manufacturing leader in semiconductors. That's no longer the...

By Odd Lots Podcast

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