• John Locke Update

    Cooper and the NCAE play pandemic politics

    posted July 14, 2020 by Dr. Terry Stoops
    Is the NC Association of Educators (NCAE) done playing nice with Gov. Cooper?  I have been thinking about that question ever since Bob Luebke of the Civitas Institute asked…
  • John Locke Update

    Governor Cooper’s pattern of obfuscation

    posted June 30, 2020 by Dr. Donald R. van der Vaart
    Growing up in North Carolina, I was told to distrust those who were dishonest because “one fib leads to another.” Indeed, neurological research has reported physiological changes that occur…
  • 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

    The Constitution and Its Enemies

    posted September 19, 2019 by Jon Guze
    The title of this piece pays homage to Karl Popper’s great work of political philosophy, The Open Society and Its Enemies. Popper wrote the book during the Second World War…
  • John Locke Update

    Helping Society Return to Civil Debate

    posted August 2, 2018 by Jon Sanders
    Is there a return to civility in our future? Our political culture seems to be getting increasingly more toxic. This path, if we stay on it, has a bloody end,…
  • Press Release

    Analysis: Voters Send Mixed Signals

    posted November 2, 2004
    RALEIGH — The North Carolina electorate took the opportunity of the 2004 elections to display its split personality once again — delivering an overwhelming vote to President George W. Bush…
  • Press Release

    Voters Oppose Amendment One

    posted October 20, 2004
    RALEIGH — North Carolinians appear to be more committed to voting this November than they have been in the past four election cycles, but there is no clear consensus on…

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