Source Archives: John Locke Foundation

  • “That’s a problem that’s on us.”

    When I was a kid growing up in St. Louis, we used to take a sort of grim pride in the fact that our home town was always at or near the top of the FBI’s statistical reports ...

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  • New “Think Gender” Think Tank Opens at Duke

    According to the announcement at Duke’s Student Affairs website: The Women’s Center and Duke Student Government will be facilitating a think tank for all groups on campus who are committed to fostering an inclusive Duke experience ...

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  • The CSX Hub should offer a warning

    At the John Locke Foundation, we’ve been keeping an eye on the proposed CSX Intermodal Terminal planned for Rocky Mount for the past couple years.  Carolina Journal has been reporting on the story, too. In November, there ...

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  • The transformation of Superintendent Pascal Mubenga

    Durham Public Schools (DPS) superintendent Dr. Pascal Mubenga raise some eyebrows with his recent remarks about charter schools.  According to the News & Observer, If parents would check charter school achievement data, they would see for themselves that those ...

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  • Long-term care insurance

    Markets are not painless panaceas to prickly problems. We can marvel at the marvels of markets in the old movie Trading Places when the Duke brothers’ plans are foiled and they fall into financial ruin, but the pain that ...

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  • A question for N&R columnist about our ‘vital infrastructure’

    ….News & Record columnist Susan Ladd says in today’s paper “it’s time for the grown-ups to craft a rational immigration policy. We all know whom Ms. Ladd thinks the grown-ups are, and it ain&...

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  • In A Single-Payer System, Patients Don’t Have A ‘Right’ To Health Care

    Over on the West Coast, The California Nurses Association is demanding for state lawmakers to revive SB 652, a bill that would transform California into a single-payer health care system. California Healthline

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  • A Blog Worth Revisiting: Amazon Winner Will Be a Financial Loser

    An October entry from our Jon Sanders is worth a second read in light of news that Raleigh has made the top 20 list for Amazon’s 2nd headquarters. University of Georgia economics professor Jeffrey Dorfman tries to warn ...

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  • A firsthand account of campus lunacy

    Paul Gottfried writes for the Martin Center about his recent encounter with college protesters. [L]ast October 25 and 26, I was invited by the Alexander Hamilton Institute and its director, history professor Robert Paquette, to deliver two classroom lectures on fascism ...

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  • New Home For NC SPIN After 1,000-Show Milestone

    John Hood. Becki Gray. Rick Henderson. They’re regular panelists on NC SPIN, which has a new home beginning Friday night, Jan. 19, as Carolina Journal reports via this Q&A between Mitch Kokai and NC SPIN creator and ...

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