Source Archives: John Locke Foundation

  • More Mizzou misery

    Thomas Lambert writes for the Martin Center about recent woes at a major Midwestern public university campus. The University of Missouri, where I teach and which I dearly love, is in crisis. Freshman enrollment at the university’s Columbia ...

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  • The trouble with Confucius Institutes

    George Leef’s latest Martin Center column questions American universities that align themselves with their Chinese counterparts. Academic freedom has long been a guiding principle for American colleges and universities: Neither faculty nor students should be told what to ...

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  • NC’s full employment means Amazon would be stealing workers not creating jobs

    Today’s Carolina Journal’s “Daily Journal” features and important article by my colleague Jon Sanders on Amazon’s attempt to fleece North Carolin’s taxpayers in soliciting an unprecedented incentive package, ...

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  • Guilford commissioners table High Point baseball stadium

    At last night’s meeting, the Guilford County Board of Commissioners took the third option— voting to table a decision on the High Point’s tax increment financing plan for a downtown stadium for 60-90 days. If ...

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  • Amazon’s Asking Price Is Far Too High

    JLF’s Jon Sanders looks at the prospect of North Carolina landing Amazon’s second headquarters. It would be great to have them here, he writes, but the asking price is far too high, particularly when you ...

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  • Missing Money in Wake County Shows Need For Better Oversight of County Offices

    JLF’s Julie Tisdale, who looks at activities of local government, offers her perspective on the missing money in Wake County. The Wake Register of Deeds fiasco offers an extreme example, but one wonders whether other local government offices ...

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  • Progressive identity politics as hatred

    David French makes the connection in his latest National Review Online column. [A]s I read the attacks on [Columbia University humanities professor Mark] Lilla, I was struck by the extent to which his critics were either ignorant of or ...

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  • Obama labor policies get trumped

    Michael Bastasch of the Daily Caller reports on recent reversals of federal labor policies. Obama administration efforts to change labor policies through executive actions are being unraveled by legal and political forces, according to a new report. The right-leaning American ...

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  • National Review columnist questions latest GOP tax plan

    Kevin Williamson of National Review Online is no fan of congressional Republicans’ latest tax proposal. Republicans want to cut taxes by $1.5 trillion — while the government already is running a deficit — and they propose to offset those cuts ...

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  • A full-throated celebration of Constitution Day

    Brent Scher of the Washington Free Beacon reports on a rare celebration of the U.S. Constitution’s anniversary. Nobody, as far as I know, gets off from work to observe Constitution Day. It’s yet to be ...

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