• John Locke Update

    JLF Research Division: COVID-19 review for June

    posted July 8, 2020 by Dr. Terry Stoops
    The John Locke Foundation’s Research Division published COVID-19 reviews in March, April, and May, and below is a list of our work in June.  Riots,…
  • John Locke Update

    JLF Research Division: COVID-19 review for May

    posted June 1, 2020 by Dr. Terry Stoops
    In March and April, we published our first two COVID-19 reviews, a list of articles, blog posts, reports, and media appearances by John Locke Foundation research staff.  Below is a list…
  • John Locke Update

    JLF Research Division: COVID-19 review for April

    posted May 4, 2020 by Dr. Terry Stoops
    In March, we published our first COVID-19 review, a list of articles, blog posts, reports, and media appearances by John Locke Foundation research staff.  Below is a list of…
  • John Locke Update

    Economic analysis is essential to sound public health policy

    posted April 30, 2020 by Dr. Donald R. van der Vaart
    As we struggle through the COVID-19 pandemic, our government has responded by imposing economically severe restrictions on our lives. In doing so, elected officials must remember that imposing costly public…
  • John Locke Update

    JLF Research Division: COVID-19 review for March

    posted March 31, 2020 by Dr. Terry Stoops
    Three weeks ago today, Governor Roy Cooper declared a state of emergency due to the spread of COVID-19.  One day later, John Locke Foundation researchers paused all other projects and got…
  • John Locke Update

    Civil society properly understood

    posted February 4, 2020 by Joseph Coletti
    There are two fundamentally different conceptions of civil society. One sees people acting with their families and neighbors to help one another. Civil society is voluntary cooperation with regard to…
  • John Locke Update

    Sometimes Market Efficiency is the Wrong Standard

    posted June 10, 2019 by Joseph Coletti
    Former Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal provides a picture of the true costs of what Progressives and Democratic Socialists call “free.” He notes that many people have never seen a…
  • John Locke Update

    Trust, Government, and the Primacy of Traditional Institutions

    posted May 30, 2019 by Joseph Coletti
    As the North Carolina Constitution states, “A frequent recurrence to fundamental principles is absolutely necessary to preserve the blessings of liberty.” It is important though not to let the smell…
  • John Locke Update

    Trade Deficits Can Be Beneficial

    posted April 10, 2019 by Dr. Roy Cordato
    I was recently cleaning out some old files and came across an article on trade deficits and surpluses that I wrote in 1988 while working as an economist with the…

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