• 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…
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    Did public transportation cause the COVID-19 outbreak?

    posted May 28, 2020 by Dominic Coletti
    As Americans begin to look at the prospect of reopening businesses and restarting their economies, policymakers need to consider factors that exacerbate the spread of COVID-19. Data scientists, epidemiologists, and…
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    Time to amend the Emergency Management Act

    posted May 21, 2020 by Jon Guze
    In a recent opinion piece, I complained that Gov. Cooper’s statewide lockdown orders have been worse than useless. On the one hand, a growing body of empirical evidence shows…
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    Bill would bring universal license recognition to NC

    posted May 20, 2020 by Jon Sanders
    Facing a coronavirus, 50 states and the District of Columbia rolled out 51 different plans with 51 different justifications that they’re based in science. North Carolinians are under one of…
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    The Fog of COVID-19 Data: An Introduction

    posted May 18, 2020 by Dr. Donald R. van der Vaart
    For weeks now, Americans have lived in a suspended state as they grapple with the response to COVID-19, a disease caused by a “novel” coronavirus that appears to have originated…
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    Removing 21st century barriers to telehealth

    posted May 13, 2020 by Jordan Roberts
    Consider the following scenario. You aren’t feeling well, and you believe you may be coming down with a cold or the flu. You pick up your smartphone and request a…
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    Cooper’s shutdown kills a pub

    posted May 12, 2020 by Jon Sanders
    There are brutal calculations taking place all across North Carolina right now. Every day that restaurants are shut down pushes more of them past the point where they can survive.
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    COVID-19 and racial disparities: What the research says

    posted May 11, 2020 by Dr. Donald R. van der Vaart
    As the country continues to focus on COVID-19, there seems to be more information that is revealed every day. Some of it is contradictory, and some of it is difficult…

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