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    The Emerging Media Landscape

    Featuring Stephen Kent: Host of "Right Now," Author of "How The Force Can Fix The World" / Donna King: Editor-in-Chief, Carolina Journal / Brooke Medina: Vice President of Communications, John Locke Foundation
    on August 2, 2021
    The media landscape is changing rapidly. Upstart platforms and content creators are seeking to fill a void and the desire for more information, more…
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    Energy Crossroads: Exploring North Carolina’s Two Energy Futures

    Featuring Isaac Orr: Policy Fellow, Center of the American Experiment / Jordan McGillis: Institute for Energy Research / Jon Sanders: Research Editor and Senior Fellow, Regulatory Studies, John Locke Foundation
    on July 26, 2021
    Gov. Roy Cooper’s Clean Energy Plan calls for a 70% reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from electricity by 2030 and carbon neutrality by 2050.
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    Keeping the Peace Through Intensive Community Policing

    Featuring Hannah E. Meyers: Director, Policing & Public Safety, Manhattan Institute / Judge Andrew Heath: Director, North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts / Jon Guze: Senior Fellow, Legal Studies, John Locke Foundation
    on July 19, 2021
    As crime soars and the breakdown of public order takes its toll, new analysis from the John Locke Foundation signals it’s time to adopt a different approach…
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    North Carolina Leads: Legislative Session Scores Victories for Freedom and Good Governance

    Featuring Leah Byers: Government Affairs Associate, John Locke Foundation / Jordan Roberts: Government Affairs Associate, John Locke Foundation / Becki Gray: Senior Vice President, John Locke Foundation
    on July 12, 2021
    The General Assembly’s long session is winding down, but the wins for taxpayers, workers, and families continue to grow. In this conversation, we’ll talk with Locke’s legislative…
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    North Carolina Charter Schools at 25

    Featuring Rhonda Dillingham: Executive Director, North Carolina Association for Public Charter Schools  / Dave Machado: Director, Office of Charter Schools, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction / Dr. Terry Stoops: Director of the Center for Effective Education, John Locke Foundation / Lindalyn Kakadelis: Executive Director, North Carolina Coalition for Charter Schools
    on June 28, 2021
    This month we celebrate the silver anniversary of a key moment in North Carolina’s school choice movement: the bipartisan signing of our state’s public charter school law.
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    Civitas Poll Virtual Lunch

    Featuring Donna King: Editor-in-Chief, Carolina Journal / Mitch Kokai: Senior Political Analyst, John Locke Foundation
    on June 24, 2021
      Join Locke’s Senior Political Analyst, Mitch Kokai, and guest commentator, Donna King of Locke’s Carolina Journal, to discuss Biden and Cooper’s approval numbers, critical policy issues,…
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    Unions: The Looming Threat To Worker Freedom

    Featuring Rep. Sarah Stevens: House Speaker Pro Tempore, N.C. House of Representatives / Philip K. Howard: Founder, Campaign for Common Good / Mark Janus: Senior Fellow, Liberty Justice Center / Dr. Terry Stoops: Director of the Center for Effective Education, John Locke Foundation
    on June 21, 2021
    It has been three years since the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Janus v. AFSCME. The decision restored constitutional rights to public employees, saying that employees did not…
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    Politics & Power: Election 2022 Is Underway

    Featuring Dr. Michael Bitzer: Professor of Politics and History, Catawba College / Dr. Andy Jackson: Director of the Civitas Center for Public Integrity, John Locke Foundation / Brad Crone: Principal, Campaign Connections
    on June 14, 2021
    The 2020 election is barely a memory, but the new election season is already underway. Questions loom over U.S. Census data and the redrawing of districts, when/if…
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    1619 v. 1776: Hiring of Nikole Hannah-Jones Brings Debate Over Founding To UNC

    Featuring Dr. Matthew Spalding: Vice President for Washington Operations, Hillsdale College / Amy O. Cooke: Chief Executive Officer, John Locke Foundation; Publisher, Carolina Journal / Peter Wood: President, National Association of Scholars / Jenna Robinson: President, James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal
    on June 7, 2021
    The Leftist notion that our country’s founding dates to 1619, not 1776, has proven popular in media, culture, and education. The recent hiring of New York Times reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones by UNC-Chapel Hill’s journalism…