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    Rising Inflation, Labor Shortages, & Empty Shelves

    Featuring Paige Terryberry: Fiscal Policy Analyst, John Locke Foundation / Mike Walden: William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor Emeritus, North Carolina State University / Scott Lincicome: Senior Fellow in Economic Studies, Cato Institute
    on October 25, 2021
    Take a drive around North Carolina and you’ll be surrounded by the troubling realities of the Biden economy. Stop to fill up your gas tank and you’ll pay…
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    Virtual Civitas Poll

    Featuring Donald Bryson: President and Chief Strategy Officer, John Locke Foundation
    on October 21, 2021
    Join Locke President, Donald Bryson, to discuss Biden and Cooper’s approval numbers, hot button issues, such as voter ID and critical race theory, and…
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    Biden’s 1st Year: Buyers’ Remorse?

    Featuring David McLennan: Professor of Political Science; Director of the Meredith Poll, Meredith College / Greg Wallace: Professor, Campbell University School of Law / Andy Taylor: Professor of Political Science, School of Public and International Affairs, NC State University
    on October 18, 2021
    Poll after poll shows President Joe Biden is losing support, particularly with independent voters who were key in sending him to the White House.
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    The Scheme To Overturn Voter ID In North Carolina

    Featuring Dallas Woodhouse: Investigative Political Analyst, Carolina Journal / Jeanette Doran: President and General Counsel, North Carolina Institute for Constitutional Law / Jon Guze: Senior Fellow, Legal Studies, John Locke Foundation
    on October 4, 2021
    A key legal case that will determine the fate of voter ID in North Carolina now sits with the N.C. Supreme Court. Opponents have already succeeded in…
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    Locke History Tour: New Bern

    Featuring Brian Hilton: George Washington Reenactor / Amy O. Cooke: Chief Executive Officer, John Locke Foundation; Publisher, Carolina Journal
    on October 2, 2021
    The John Locke Foundation is excited to launch our new Locke History Tour of North Carolina! Join us as speakers share how the rich history of North Carolina cities supports Locke’s pursuit of freedom. Our first stop is New Bern on Oct. 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. We will meet in the New Bern Convention Center, overlooking the Trent and Neuse Rivers. There will be giveaways, and our speakers will include Locke CEO Amy Cooke and George Washington. The famous Washington will join us from colonial America, where our nation is a tinderbox of revolutionary sentiment, on the cusp of liberty. There will be light refreshments and hors d’oeuvres served. We can't wait to see you!
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    A Culture of Personalized Learning

    Featuring Elizabeth Bradford: Parent / Jonathan Butcher: Will Skillman Fellow in Education, Heritage Foundation / Dr. Robert Luebke: Senior Fellow, Center for Effective Education, John Locke Foundation / Paul “Skip” Stam: Attorney and Former State Legislator
    on September 20, 2021
    In 2017, North Carolina lawmakers made our state the sixth to enact education savings accounts (ESAs) since 2011, following the design pioneered in Arizona.
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    Empowering Parents and Nurturing Kids

    Featuring Shamike Bethea: Engagement Director, Frederick Douglass Foundation of NC / Angie Cutlip: Homeschool Consultant, ATC Educational Services / Dr. Terry Stoops: Director of the Center for Effective Education, John Locke Foundation / Lindalyn Kakadelis: Executive Director, North Carolina Coalition for Charter Schools
    on August 30, 2021
    The last 18 months have been a monumental challenge for school-aged kids and their parents. Moms and dads have gotten a new appreciation for how their kids…