CJ Radio (Page 5)

  • Duke lecturer highlights illiberal ideas that helped drive Progressive movement

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 775: The original political progressives pursued some particularly illiberal goals. That includes their widespread support for eugenics, which led to thousands of forced sterilizations in North Carolina and across the country. Thomas Leonard, research scholar at Princeton University, discusses progressives’ support for eugenics…

  • Scholar describes U.S. Constitution as anti-corruption tool

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 775: When you think of concepts linked to the U.S. Constitution, corruption might not be the first one that comes to mind. But professor Frank Buckley of George Mason University argues in his latest book that the Constitution was designed as an anti-corruption…

  • Better graduate medical education could help improve health care

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 775: North Carolina government could help improve health care in the state by reforming the existing system of graduate medical education. That’s a recommendation from Katherine Restrepo, the John Locke Foundation’s director of health care policy. Restrepo explains GME’s important role and suggests…

  • Hood offers ideas for advancing public policy

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 774: There’s no simple blueprint for advancing public policy goals. But John Locke Foundation Chairman John Hood recently offered some ideas during a presentation for the Leadership Institute in Washington, D.C. Hood’s advice boiled down to four basic messages: dream big, start small;…

  • N.C. economist projects challenges 30 years in the future

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 774: Most of us wonder what’s going to happen tomorrow, next week, or next year. Some look ahead five or 10 years. N.C. State University economist Michael Walden focuses even further in the future. Walden’s latest book projects North Carolina top challenges and…

  • Lawmakers continue to raise questions about Cooper’s pipeline fund

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 774: The General Assembly continues to raise questions about negotiations that led Atlantic Coast Pipeline developers to set up a $57.8 million fund that would be controlled by Gov. Roy Cooper. Leading legislators have labeled the money a “slush fund” that seems to…