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    The Price of Promises

    on February 11, 2019
    In his presentation, State Treasurer Dale Folwell will discuss the North Carolina Department of State Treasurer and promises made that touch 1 out of every 10 adult North Carolinians. He…
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    The Janus Decision

    Featuring Mark Janus: Senior Fellow, Liberty Justice Center
    on February 4, 2019
    Mark Janus took on the most powerful political forces in the country: the public employee unions. Mark will join us to share details of his experience as the plaintiff in the landmark…
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    The Quest For Education Reform in North Carolina

    Featuring Mike Long: President, Parents For Educational Freedom In North Carolina
    on January 21, 2019
    The John Locke Foundation will host Mike Long, President of Parents For Educational Freedom in NC, as Shaftesbury Society commemorates National School Choice Week. This presentation will feature…
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    The Republican Workers Party

    Featuring Frank Buckley: Foundation Professor at the Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University
    on January 7, 2019
    In this presentation, based on his latest book, author and professor Frank Buckley will describe “The Republican Workers Party.” Buckley maintains this model is the future of American presidential politics.
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    You Can Say That: Preserving Free Speech From Political Correctness

    Featuring David French: Senior Writer, National Review; Senior Fellow, National Review Institute
    on December 11, 2018
    At a time of unprecedented legal freedom, individual Americans feel less free to speak than any time in recent history. Online shame campaigns, economic boycotts, firings, and even physical threats…
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    The Market For Neighborhoods

    Featuring Salim Furth: Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center
    on December 10, 2018
    Salim will present an understanding of housing markets and land use regulation grounded in institutional economics. Instead of viewing housing as an interchangeable commodity, Mercatus Center research emphasizes the overlapping institutions…