Source Archives: John Locke Foundation

  • Another bad excuse to avoid balancing America’s books

    Michael Tanner writes at National Review Online about the latest dodge used to avoid the problem of the federal government’s growing debt. [B]oth the Left and Right have discovered a magic money tree in the form of ...

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  • Editorial cartoons under threat

    J.J. McCullough explains at National Review Online why the future of editorial cartoons looks bleak. It is the opinion of Serena Williams’s husband — and, we assume, Serena Williams herself — that a recent cartoon in the ...

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  • An ERA worth approving

    Editors at the Washington Examiner highlight legislation that would restore worker freedom. One early opportunity we identified was to reform the 83-year-old regimen of labor laws, which are obsolete for workers, who are their supposed beneficiaries, and survive only as ...

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  • Debunking a myth involving Hurricane Florence and global warming

    Michael Bastasch of the Daily Caller tackles the notion that global warming played an important role in producing Hurricane Florence. Even before Hurricane Florence barreled into the North Carolina coast, a misleading claim about the storm and global warming echoed ...

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  • Carolina Journal: Massive storms test state and federal insurance plans

    From Carolina Journal’s Lindsay Marchello: It would take a catastrophic series of events for state insurance money to go dry, but that doesn’t remove the burdens, experts warn. Several storms similar to Hurricane Hazel in 1954 could ...

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  • Should schools provide support services to students?

    Denise Superville’s Education Week article, In Some Cities, Closing Achievement Gaps Is Not for Schools to Fix Alone, examines the role of schools in providing social services to students.  She writes, The idea is that focusing ...

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  • City of Greensboro named in ACLU Facebook complaint

    Staff and wire reports in the Greensboro News & Record say the City of Greensboro has been named in an American Civil Liberties Union complaint alleging Facebook ads recruiting potential employees—in Greensboro’s case police officers—...

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  • Winston-Salem’s $30 million neighborhood grant

    The Housing Authority of Winston-Salem once again is applying for a $30 million federal grant for improvements to the area around Cleveland Avenue Homes. What’s interesting is the City Council’s debate on the grant application. The issue&...

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  • Does Excessive Housing Market Regulation Cause Homelessness?

    According to a working paper published by UC Berkley’s Institute of Business and Economic Research and the Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, the answer is, “Yes.” The paper, by Steven Raphael, is called, &...

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  • Daily Journal: North Carolina will recover and thrive

    John Hood writes for Carolina Journal’s Daily Journal: Rather, just consider the fact that North Carolina — for all our spirited disagreements, our chronic challenges, and our occasional misfortunes — is a wonderful place to be. Lots of ...

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