• John Locke Update

    From Start to Scale without Government

    November 16, 2017
    LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman has one of the best podcasts around, Masters of Scale. He recently interviewed Peter Thiel (transcript) about their shared experiences at PayPal and how…
  • John Locke Update

    Complacency Puts N.C. Charter School Movement At Risk

    November 16, 2017
    Since the election of Republican legislative majorities in 2010, charter schools have enjoyed a winning streak of pro-charter legislation and policy.  Those victories included the removal of the 100-school cap,…
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    Annual Report For Fiscal Year 2016 — 2017

    November 8, 2017
    “On the pages that follow in our 2017 Annual Report, we proudly outline our ideas and our influence on policy – and importantly – on people. We highlight real, profound,…
  • Person

    Bill Gilbert

    November 2, 2017
    A native of North Carolina, Bill is the Vice President of Operations for the John Locke Foundation. Bill spent the past 9 years in the nonprofit sector helping organizations grow…
  • John Locke Update

    Direct Primary Care: Saving Doctors From Physician Burnout

    November 1, 2017
    “Physician happiness is inversely proportional to the amount of bureaucratic drag on their lives,” says Dr. Doug Farrago. Farrago, a “recovering” hospital-employed physician, was one of many speakers to address…
  • John Locke Update

    Laying Waste to the Landfill Monopoly

    November 1, 2017
    North Carolina House Bill 56 got a lot of press earlier this autumn when the General Assembly overrode the governor’s veto of the legislation.  But most of the discussion…
  • John Locke Update

    Tax Reform in Kansas and North Carolina (Again)

    November 1, 2017
    Federal tax reform has turned attention again to reforms in Kansas and North Carolina over the past five years. North Carolina’s success is well-documented by the John Locke Foundation,…