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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

Why Are Americans Choosing To Quit Their Jobs In Record Numbers?

The United States is seeing its highest “quit rate” since the government sta...

By 60 Minutes

Coming Apart in the Hoosier State

"The book captures the chaos of working-class America—from dropping out of sch...

By Aaron Renn

Conservatives Must Address America’s Housing Crisis

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

By Austin Stone

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

The Right’s Biggest Struggle Today Is Confronting What The Market Does To Communities

Conservatives know how to resist the bad ideas of the left. We are less sure how...

By Nathanael Blake

Tucker Investigates: What Is Destroying Rural America?

The influence of Wall Street hedge funds is slowly creeping into rural America. ...

By Fox News

Dive Deeper

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

Student-Loan Forgiveness Is Bad Policy

Student-loan debt has been shown to have a relatively modest impact on marriage ...

By Patrick T. Brown and Joseph Neff

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

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

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

The GATT at 75: Look on My Works, Ye Mighty, and Despair

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

By Charles Benoit

Industrial Policy

The Long March Into Space

While private actors drive the space industry in the West, China's state-led app...

By Samo Burja

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

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

A Guide to the Semiconductor Industry

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

By American Compass

The New Productivism Paradigm?

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

By Dani Rodrick

Woke Capital

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

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

Unions and Class Politics

Unions: New Allies With America First?

Steve Cortes makes the case that private-sector unions belong in the America Fir...

By Steve Cortes

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 Double Horseshoe Theory of Class Politics

According to elite neoliberalism, the US and Western Europe today are imperfect ...

By Michael Lind

Books

The Hungarian Way of Strategy

The Hungarian Way of Strategy is a riveting, tangible, and applicable read. Unli...

By Balázs Orbán

Freedom’s Forge: How American Business Produced Victory in World War II

Arthur Herman's case study on how American titans of industry worked in tandem w...

By Arthur Herman

The Once and Future Worker

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

By Oren Cass

The National System of Political Economy

Friedrich List draws on his time in the United States to craft a nationalist the...

By Friedrich List

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

After Hyper-Globalization

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

By Robert Kuttner

Erin Hawley’s Effort To End An Error – Roe v. Wade

Erin Hawley, Senior Counsel at the Alliance Defending Freedom, joins Moment of T...

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

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

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