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Carolina Journal's Rick Henderson assesses N.C. renewable energy tax credits

Rick Henderson, Carolina Journal managing editor, assesses the impact of North Carolina's renewable energy mandates and tax credits. Henderson offered these comments during an interview with Donna Martinez for Carolina Journal Radio (Program No. 637).

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Western Carolina's Edward Lopez places Milton Friedman's 'crisis' comment in context

Dr. Edward Lopez, professor of economics and BB&T distinguished professor of capitalism at Western Carolina University, offers the context for the late Milton Friedman's famous comment about the need for a crisis to enact real public policy reform. Lopez offered these comments during a July 31, 2015, Friedman Legacy of Freedom Lecture for the John Locke Foundation and the Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice. To watch full-length presentations of JLF events, click here.

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Families celebrate N.C. Supreme Court ruling upholding opportunity scholarships

Families celebrate the N.C. Supreme Court's ruling upholding the constitutionality of the state's Opportunity Scholarship Program of school vouchers. Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina sponsored the July 24, 2015, lunchtime celebration. Interviews feature PEFNC president Darrell Allison and Raleigh parent Delicia Hare.

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JLF's John Hood assesses relations between N.C. governor, legislators

John Locke Foundation Chairman John Hood answers host Tom Campbell's question about the apparent lack of civility between Gov. Pat McCrory and top N.C. legislative leaders. This exchange took place during the July 26, 2015, episode of N.C. Spin.

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Jul 30, 2015

Release the Records, Gov. McCrory

No public official has the power to decide how the public's business is reported, nor whether it will comply with requests for public information.


Jul 23, 2015

Mandating Our Way To Higher Health Costs

Even though Obamacare survived its latest Supreme Court challenge, some state lawmakers seek to add more mandates to the cost of health insurance.


Jul 16, 2015

We Must Value the First Amendment

The notion of "I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it" has given way, even among journalists, to a multicultural fetish against offending anyone who is not Western, or who is among a media-anointed "victim class.


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Jul 16, 2015

We Must Value the First Amendment

The notion of "I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it" has given way, even among journalists, to a multicultural fetish against offending anyone who is not Western, or who is among a media-anointed "victim class.


Jun 16, 2015

Telling Both Sides of the Story

Those who read, watch, and listen to the news lose when media outlets decide to ignore the “wrong” side.


Mar 13, 2015

Corrections Policies Say A Lot

A news outlet’s willingness to own up to its mistakes says a lot about its credibility.


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