Source Archives: John Locke Foundation

  • Impossible Whopper Wednesday

    As I hinted this morning, a few of us at the John Locke Foundation and Carolina Journal did participatory research and journalism this afternoon. We intended to compare Impossible Whoppers and regular Whoppers from Burger King. Instead we learned ...

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  • Sanders: Do Social Concerns Trump Housing Warren, Impeach Gentrification?

    An article in IndyWeek shows the tension in Raleigh (and other cities) in trying to find the right balance among the oft-conflicting goals of having affordable housing, avoiding gentrification, bringing in more housing to high-demand areas, and providing denser, more ...

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  • Young Democratic Socialists of America and Their Allies Fail to Shut Down Conservative Event at NCSU

    The North State Journal reports: Both the Young Democrat Socialists of America and an Antifa-offshoot called Smash Racism Raleigh protested an event on the NC State University campus last week. Days before the event, the two groups were also involved ...

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  • Gov. Cooper’s Medicaid Mess

    Later today, Governor Cooper will address the state to delay Medicaid transformation again. Initially slated for a November 2019 rollout, then pushed back to February of 2020, moving the Medicaid population into private management, has now been delayed indefinitely.  How did ...

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  • Greensboro might just get its downtown trolley

    The results are in are in for the City of Greensboro’s participatory budgeting vote, and residents in all five city districts approved $18,000 for a downtown weekend trolly pilot program. Interesting that the trolley ran strong in all five ...

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  • Martin Center column touts conservation of free speech on campus

    Jonathan Butcher writes for the Martin Center about protecting free speech on college campuses. Who cares that 20 students at the University of Wisconsin staged a protest in October 2017? Just months earlier, violence broke out at the University of California, Berkeley, ...

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  • Why Hillary might need to run again

    Now that Hillary Clinton is in no position to pay back political donors, it appears donors are less interested in giving her money. Andrew Stiles explains in a Washington Free Beacon report. The Clinton Foundation reported a loss of more ...

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  • Capitalism’s role in ending ‘crappy’ jobs

    Tim Worstall writes for the Washington Examiner about one of capitalism’s unsung virtues. We’re told, with a sense of horror, that sanitation workers in developing countries have pretty crappy jobs in terms of conditions and pay. ...

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  • Colonial Health Care

    As we head toward Thanksgiving, JLF’s Jordan Roberts has published a research brief on the health care to which the pilgrims would have had access. Roberts explains: The patrons on board the Mayflower had two resources at their ...

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  • The best way to decide Trump’s fate

    Jim Geraghty of National Review Online offers a simple way for Americans to decide what should happen to President Trump. If Donald Trump’s presidency is going to end before 2025, it should end at the ballot box. A lot ...

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