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  • N.C. expert helps federal Justice Department address campus free speech

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 804: North Carolina’s Robert Shibley, executive director of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, recently took part in a U.S. Justice Department forum addressing free speech on college campuses. Shibley discussed recent improvements in campus speech codes. He also identified ongoing challenges,…

  • State constitution expert places N.C. amendments in national context

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 803: N.C. voters face six proposed constitutional amendments on the November ballot. John Dinan, professor at Wake Forest University, places North Carolina’s latest proposals in a national context. Dinan is author of the book State Constitutional Politics: Governing by Amendment in the American…

  • Duke professor believes arguments can help battle polarization

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 803: It’s no secret that American politics has become increasingly polarized. Duke University ethics professor Walter Sinnott-Armstrong believes more argument could help fight that polarization. Sinnott-Armstrong explained his theory during a recent speech in Raleigh. You’ll hear highlights from his remarks.

  • New report shows improvement in N.C. colleges’ free-speech protections

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 803: Higher education watchdogs have seen good news in recent years when it comes to free-speech protections on N.C. college campuses. Jenna Robinson, president of the James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal, discusses a new report that grades the campuses based on…

  • Price-gouging laws create unintended harm for consumers

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 802: The arrival of Hurricane Florence prompted N.C. officials to trigger the state’s price-gouging law. It allows people to complain to government when they believe vendors are charging prices that are too high. Roy Cordato, John Locke Foundation senior economist, says the law…