• John Locke Update

    Islands of Socialism In a Sea Of Capitalism

    posted March 14, 2019 by Dr. Roy Cordato
    When confronted with the reality that socialism is sweeping the Democratic Party, many pundits on the left simply dismiss the charge as trivial or no big deal. It is becoming…
  • John Locke Update

    Evaluating N.C.’s Proposed Small Business Health Care Act

    posted February 21, 2019 by Jordan Roberts
    The newly elected members of the North Carolina General Assembly have hit the ground running in the legislative session. As such, a significant piece of health care legislation was introduced…
  • John Locke Update

    The Case Against Medicaid Expansion

    posted January 24, 2019 by Jordan Roberts
    Expanding Medicaid is a temporary, albeit insufficient, fix for the problems of high costs in the health care system. As a state, we should reject a program that has long…
  • John Locke Update

    Managing Medicaid Through Managed Care

    posted October 17, 2018 by Jordan Roberts
    It’s nearly impossible to discuss the cost, access, or quality of the U.S. health care system without circling back to Medicaid – the joint federal and state program that provides health…
  • John Locke Update

    Teacher Pay Rankings, Facts, and Figures

    posted April 26, 2018 by Dr. Terry Stoops
    On Monday, the National Education Association (NEA) released their annual Rankings and Estimates report.  According to the report, North Carolina’s average teacher salary for 2018, estimated by NEA researchers…
  • John Locke Update

    Poverty Alleviation: Reforming Welfare and Restoring Dignity

    posted October 25, 2017 by Joseph Coletti
    The term “welfare reform” still conjures up images of Newt Gingrich and Bill Clinton in 1996, big Southern politicians with big personalities, big ideas, and big hair. Together, they managed…

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