Source Archives: John Locke Foundation

  • “Ridehail Travel and Equity in Los Angeles”

    That’s the subtitle of a dissertation by UCLA PhD candidate Anne Elizabeth Brown. From the abstract: I find that ridehailing extends reliable car access to travelers and neighborhoods previously marginalized by the taxi industry. Ridehailing served neighborhoods home ...

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  • Charting the baseless calls for more renewable energy cronyism

    In my Carolina Journal column today, with chart after chart, I explode the foundational basis of a new renewable energy industry report. That report calls (as usual) for a host of government favoritism to”hasten renewable energy deployment” ...

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  • Highway Patrol Cruiser Contest

    At the NC School of Government’s criminal law blog, Christopher Tyner reports: The American Association of State Troopers is asking people to vote for the best looking cruiser in the country on their Facebook page.  The North ...

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  • LISTEN HERE: Latest Head Locke Episode: Is Civic Illiteracy a Cause for Concern?

    Catch a discussion on civil literacy with this weeks “Head Locke” podcast episode. Although the Founders disagreed about how to cultivate an educated citizenry, most of them agreed that the “diffusion of knowledge” was ...

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  • Martin Center column revisits ‘Beer and Circus’ book

    Joseph Warta uses a Martin Center column to revisit key themes from a milestone book in the history of higher education reform. The year 2000 saw the publication of Beer and Circus, the notable book by former Indiana University professor Murray ...

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  • How to stop future tax hikes

    North Carolina and Florida have solid Republican legislative majorities who want voters to ensure tax rates remain low into the future. Florida voters will decide whether to require two-thirds of members in both legislative chambers to pass tax hikes. Liz ...

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  • Martin Center column revisits ‘Beer and Circus’ bok

    Joseph Warta uses a Martin Center column to revisit key themes from a milestone book in the history of higher education reform. The year 2000 saw the publication of Beer and Circus, the notable book by former Indiana University professor Murray ...

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  • Plant-Based Meat Alternative? A Fascinating Look at Food Innovation and Market Demand

    Several friends of mine are vegans. I can’t imagine changing my diet in such a fundamental way, but they keep encouraging me to replace meat. They say more and more tasty alternatives are emerging. Based on this story, ...

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  • Haley slams UN human rights group

    United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley continues to attack the UN’s worst elements. Her latest target: a group that purportedly focuses on human rights. Natalie Johnson of the Washington Free Beacon reports. U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley said Wednesday ...

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  • FBI director raises red flag about Chinese spying

    Chuck Ross of the Daily Caller reports on new warnings linked to Chinese government espionage. China, rather than Russia, is the “most significant” long-term threat to the United States, FBI Director Christopher Wray said Wednesday. During an interview ...

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