CJ Radio

  • School boards head back to court for technology money

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 795: The N.C. School Boards Association and local school boards across the state are heading back to court to get more money from state government. Terry Stoops, John Locke Foundation vice president for research and director of education studies, explains why the school…

  • N.C.’s Foxx leads Capitol Hill campaign against unfunded federal mandates

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 795: A congresswoman from North Carolina is leading a new charge against unfunded federal government mandates. The U.S. House of Representatives recently approved Republican Rep. Virginia Foxx’s legislation targeting unfunded mandates. You’ll hear highlights from Foxx’s speech defending the proposal on Capitol Hill.

  • Overcriminalization generates consequences for N.C. residents, economy

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 795: Most of consider ourselves to be law-abiding citizens. But we might be breaking laws without our knowledge, thanks to the problem of overcriminalization. James Copland, senior fellow and director of legal policy at the Manhattan Institute, explains the problems created when a…

  • Sanders, Ocasio-Cortez fall short of ‘socialist’ label

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 795: Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and New York congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez describe themselves as socialists. But neither one fits the classic definition of “socialist.” Roy Cordato, John Locke Foundation senior economist, distinguishes the two politicians from traditional socialists and explains why their…

  • Carolina Journal Radio No. 795: Popular ‘socialists’ don’t fit the word’s definition

    Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and New York congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez describe themselves as socialists. But neither one fits the classic definition of “socialist.” Roy Cordato, John Locke Foundation senior economist, distinguishes the two politicians from traditional socialists and explains why their policy goals would not lead to institutionalized socialism.

  • New Mexico offers N.C. policymakers good licensing reform ideas

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 794: New Mexico is taking new steps to reform its system of occupational licensing. Jon Sanders, John Locke Foundation director of regulatory studies, analyzes the western state’s actions. He discusses possible implications for occupational licensing in North Carolina.

  • Fayetteville man leads federal department handling veterans’ issues

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 794: A Fayetteville man will lead the federal government department charged with handling veterans affairs. The U.S. Senate confirmed Robert Wilkie to serve as secretary of the department that oversees veterans’ services. You’ll hear highlights from Wilkie’s confirmation hearing.

  • Politics as performance changes American government institutions

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 794: More and more elected leaders treat politics as a type of performance. That approach has helped transform American politics. Yuval Levin, editor of National Affairs, is working on a book that explores the transformation. He shared insights from his research during a…