• Research Report

    Direct Primary Care for Local Governments

    December 2, 2016
    Local governments across North Carolina, like other employers, are wrestling with the question of how to provide quality health care to their employees in a cost-effective manner. This is…
  • John Locke Update

    Flag Burning: A Matter of Property Rights

    December 1, 2016
    To agree with others is not a problem in any society; it is the right to disagree that is crucial. It is the institution of private property that protects and implements the…
  • John Locke Update

    Holiday Spirits

    December 1, 2016
    The John Locke Foundation recently published a Spotlight (Hard to Swallow: Maze of Rules Hinders Expansion of State’s Alcoholic Beverage Industry) based on a talk I gave last summer…
  • Person

    Ryan Self

    November 28, 2016
    Ryan Self is the Director of Sales at The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery. He has worked in the beer industry in every capacity, from retail to on premise, from brewing and…
  • Landing Page

    Giving Tuesday

    November 22, 2016
    We improve the world one action at a time. On this Giving Tuesday, give North Carolina something that’s sometimes in short supply: rigorous, unbiased journalism. A generous Carolina…
  • Research Report

    Hard to Swallow

    November 18, 2016
    The Cato Institute regularly publishes a report titled Freedom in the 50 States.1 According to the most recent edition, since 2010, North Carolina has improved substantially, advancing from 26th…