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    Balancing Economic Health With Public Health

    Featuring Zack Medford: Founder & President, N.C. Bar and Tavern Association / Liz Whalen Tallent: Venue Manager, The Orange Peel / Gary J. Salamido, MS: President and CEO, NC Chamber / Rep. Perrin W. Jones, M.D.: North Carolina House of Representatives / Rick Henderson: Editor-in-Chief, Carolina Journal
    on October 19, 2020
    Gov. Roy Cooper’s current COVID-19 executive order is set to expire October 23. As new coronavirus cases continue to be reported by state officials, North Carolinians are…
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    Big Government, Big Price Tag

    Featuring Jordan Roberts: Health Care Policy Analyst, John Locke Foundation / Dr. Terry Stoops: Vice President for Research & Director of Education Studies, John Locke Foundation / Joseph Coletti: Senior Fellow, John Locke Foundation
    on October 12, 2020
    As a major election looms and the end of 2020 nears, John Locke Foundation researchers have looked into the question that’s on so many minds during this…
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    Flipping North Carolina Blue: Exposing The Left’s Plans To Seize Power

    Featuring Phil Berger: Senate President Pro Tempore, North Carolina General Assembly / Paul Shumaker: Founder and President, Capitol Communications, Inc. / Scott Walter: President, Capital Research Center / Amy O. Cooke: Chief Executive Officer, John Locke Foundation; Publisher, Carolina Journal / Donald Bryson: President and CEO, Civitas Institute
    on October 5, 2020
    ll eyes are on North Carolina and our role as a make-or-break state in the race for the White House and the United States Senate. But the…
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    Grandstanding: The Use and Abuse of Moral Talk

    Featuring Brandon Warmke: Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Bowling Green State University
    on September 28, 2020
      Look in the mirror and you might be willing to admit that, at one time or another, you’ve wanted to be seen as taking the…
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    Creating Robust Communities Through Work & Economic Opportunity

    Featuring Ryan Ray: President and CEO, Jobs for Life / Will Rikard: Executive Director, StepUp Wilmington / Kimberly Williams: Founder and Chief Executive Officer, NC4ME (North Carolina for Military Employment) / Joseph Coletti: Senior Fellow, John Locke Foundation
    on September 21, 2020
    COVID-19 shutdowns have altered the economic reality for North Carolinians, hundreds of thousands of whom find themselves unemployed and searching for ways to sustain themselves and their…
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    Carolina Rebound: Surviving the Cooper Shutdown

    Featuring Jordan Roberts: Health Care Policy Analyst, John Locke Foundation / Dr. Donald R. van der Vaart: Senior Fellow, John Locke Foundation / Joseph Coletti: Senior Fellow, John Locke Foundation / Dr. Terry Stoops: Vice President for Research & Director of Education Studies, John Locke Foundation / Jon Sanders: Director of Regulatory Studies
    on September 11, 2020
    Through his one-size-fits-all COVID-19 shutdown, Gov. Roy Cooper has failed to balance the public health of North Carolina with the economic health and well-being of our state.
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    No Shaftesbury On Labor Day

    on September 7, 2020
    Shaftesbury Society will not meet on Monday, September 7, Labor Day. Join us for another great virtual conversation on Monday, September 14. …
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    Union Battle Comes To North Carolina

    Featuring Scott Lassiter: Assistant Principal, Wake County Public School System / TiAngela Austin: MSN, RN, CNML / Elisabeth Kines: National Executive Director, Americans for Fair Treatment / Ray Starling: General Counsel, NC Chamber
    on August 31, 2020
    Mission Hospital in Asheville is ground zero for one of the biggest union battles in the South. National Nurses United – the nation’s largest nurses union – is hoping…
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    Electing the North Carolina Supreme Court: Why The 2020 Races are Pivotal

    Featuring Jeanette Doran: President and General Counsel, North Carolina Institute for Constitutional Law / Mitch Kokai: Senior Political Analyst, John Locke Foundation
    on August 24, 2020
    Three of the seats on North Carolina’s highest court will be contested on the November ballot. In this conversation, our analysts will help us become more informed…