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    Radio waves

    posted August 28, 2008
    As Labor Day approaches, the election season will move into a heightened stage. John Locke Foundation President John Hood discussed elections with Don Curtis this week for a weekend radio…
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    Grading the public schools

    posted August 28, 2008
    A new JLF report grading N.C. school systems on the basis of their “parent-friendliness” continues to attract attention. The Charlotte Observer highlighted the report, while both the…
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    Promoting freedom

    posted August 28, 2008
    When addressing specific public policy issues, John Locke Foundation experts base their arguments on the concepts of free markets, limited government, and individual liberty. Two JLF experts had recent opportunities…
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    Energy issues

    posted August 28, 2008
    Whoever wins this year’s presidential race, Americans are likely to see major changes in federal energy policy. That means bad news to Roy Cordato, whose critique of the Democratic and…
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    Western issues

    posted August 28, 2008
    Clay County commissioners scheduled today — the Friday before Labor Day — as the date for a countywide referendum on a proposed land-transfer tax hike. John Locke Foundation researchers have…
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    Higher education issues

    posted August 28, 2008
    While Congress is focusing attention on credit card companies’ role in college students’ increasing debt loads, Jenna Ashley Robinson of the Pope Center for Higher Education Policy assigns more importance…
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    Sharing expertise with a national audience

    posted August 21, 2008
    John Locke Foundation President John Hood used his latest article in the print version of National Review this week to describe presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama’s economic ideas as…
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    Parent-friendly schools

    posted August 21, 2008
    People across North Carolina learned this week what many parents already knew: most public school systems are not particularly “parent-friendly.” JLF Education Policy Analyst Terry Stoops‘ report on…
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    Environmental issues

    posted August 21, 2008
    Several JLF experts contributed to the environmental debate this week. The American Spectator printed an article from Vice President for Research and Resident Scholar Roy Cordato that contends…
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    Broadcasting the message

    posted August 21, 2008
    Television and radio audiences had a chance to hear from JLF experts this week. Vice President for Outreach Becki Gray joined John Hood as a panelist on the statewide N.C.

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