Conservative Conversations with ISI: Oren Cass and Victor Claar

Many conservatives argue that free trade and free markets are most effective at distributing resources and meeting people’s needs.

But is that true?

Find out during this episode of Conservative Conversations with ISI.

Author and policy analyst Oren Cass debates professor of economics Victor Claar on the role—and limits—of free trade in reducing poverty.

Cass has made a name for himself by challenging the long-held conservative economic consensus. With his new organization, American Compass, he aims to restore an emphasis on “the importance of family, community, and industry to the nation’s liberty and prosperity.”

Claar, meanwhile, is a leading thinker on the moral framework needed to sustain a free economy.

This episode of Conservative Conversations with ISI was recorded July 15, 2020.

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