• John Locke Update

    Economic Freedom, Take Two

    posted December 22, 2004
    George Leef’s November review of two publications that focus on economic freedom and prosperity has been picked up from The Freeman and published in The Public Interest Institute’s Facts and…
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    Talking the Talk

    posted December 16, 2004
    JLF perspective was on display across the state this week as staffers discussed a range of issues. On Wednesday, Don Carrington was a guest on WTKF’s “Lockwood Phillips Show,” serving…
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    UNC-CH Continues to Provide Fodder

    posted December 16, 2004
    The dust-up over a proposed Western Civilization program at UNC-Chapel Hill, funded by the John William Pope Foundation, has gotten the attention of the Chattanooga Times Free Press. A reporter…
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    Does Everyone Really Need a College Degree?

    posted December 16, 2004
    George Leef scored with several national online publications recently by addressing this fundamental question. His piece on “The American Degree Mania” was published on a forum of the…
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    Location, Location, Location

    posted December 16, 2004
    BNA Transportation Watch, a web site featuring transportation information and resources, has published a story about the condition of North Carolina’s roads, based on the recent JLF policy report from…
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    What Do Teens Believe?

    posted December 16, 2004
    Very few are staunch believers in the paranormal, regardless of religious background. But, those who attend church regularly are less likely to believe in things such as astrology, fortune-tellers, and…
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    Malpractice Debate Continues

    posted December 16, 2004
    The subject is likely to come up again when the General Assembly convenes next month. But, the Asheville Tribune and Hendersonville Tribune didn’t feel the need to wait for a…
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    In the Pipeline

    posted December 9, 2004
    Reporting by Paul Chesser on the boondoggle involving the building of a taxpayer-funded natural gas pipeline in northeastern North Carolina is beginning to generate other media coverage. Two newspapers –…
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    Bah, Humbug!

    posted December 9, 2004
    Leave it to Jon Sanders to find a humorous way to illustrate the silliness of the opposition to a proposed Western Civilization program at UNC-Chapel Hill, funded by the John…
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    Assessing the State of the State

    posted December 9, 2004
    As the year comes to a close, public affairs programs are looking back at key stories in 2004 and looking ahead to 2005. Last Sunday, NBC 17’s “At Issue” featured…

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