Source Archives: John Locke Foundation

  • Thankful For Our North Carolina Farmers

    We are thankful for our farmers every day of the year, but especially this Thanksgiving following one of the most destructive storms to ever hit the coast of the Carolinas. From John Locke Foundation’s Joe Coletti: It is ...

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  • New York Gov. Cuomo draws the wrong conclusion

    In 2014, North Carolina lost out on its bid to bring a Toyota plant to Charlotte. Gov. Pat McCrory’s Commerce Department had pledged an outrageous amount of incentives to bring the automaker here, but $107 million — yes, $107 million — ...

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  • NC’s Atrium Health participated in anti-competitive practices

    The Justice Department settled a lawsuit in which the North Carolina-based Atrium Health hospital system was said to have participated in anti-competitive practices: The antitrust suit against Atrium Health focused on language in its agreements with health insurers that had ...

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  • People give to charities for more than tax deductions

    Nonprofit organizations, like retailers, earn a significant portion of their revenue for a year between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. This was the case even before Giving Tuesday. What better time to consider why people give in the first ...

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  • N.C. State adds doctoral specialization in social justice education

    Breitbart reports that the N.C. State Teacher Education and Learning Sciences Department will add a social justice education specialization to their Ph.D. program.  A press release outlines the goal of the new program. “The goal of ...

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  • Martin Center column surveys academic battlefield

    Garland Tucker writes for the Martin Center about academic skirmishes involving American history. The violent events in Charlottesville, Virginia in 2017 have fueled a deep-seated leftist desire to re-write American history. Demands to topple statues, remove portraits, rename buildings, and repudiate ...

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  • Why Is Fish Scarce, But We Don’t Run Out of Turkeys?

    As millions of us prepare to buy a turkey and prepare all the delectable dishes that go along with a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, JLF’s Senior Economist, Roy Cordato, poses a fascinating question about why we sometimes see scarcity ...

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  • Bad math ruins global warming alarmists’ latest claim

    Elizabeth Harrington of the Washington Free Beacon explains how a mathematical error factors into the recent debate over global warming. A highly circulated study claiming oceans are warming at a much higher rate due to global warming contains “key ...

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  • Time running out for GOP in U.S. House

    Henry Rodgers of the Daily Caller reports on Republicans’ plans for their closing weeks in charge of the U.S. House of Representatives. With seconds ticking off the clock, Republicans have precious little time to get their agenda through ...

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  • Suburban voters and the GOP

    I’m not sure whether he’s channeling John Hood, but David Bahnsen’s column at National Review Online  echoes the John Locke Foundation chairman’s comments about the importance of suburban voters. Republicans are ...

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