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  • Trump administration scuttles Obama Clean Power Plan

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 755: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will not move forward with the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan. While some environmental activists decry the EPA’s reversal on the power plan, Jon Sanders believes the decision represents good news. The John Locke Foundation’s director of…

  • Duke speech highlights key national security challenges

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 755: The United States faces a host of national security challenges. During a recent speech at Duke University, former Obama administration homeland security adviser Lisa Monaco detailed some of those threats and the Trump administration’s response to them.

  • Expertise can be misused in public policy debates

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 755: Most of us rely on experts to help guide at least some of our decisions. But expertise can be misused, especially in the political process. Andrew Taylor, professor of political science at N.C. State University, wrote a recent Carolina Journal column outlining…

  • N.C. attorney general bucks Trump on Obamacare subsidies

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 755: State Attorney General Josh Stein has latched onto national campaigns designed to resist Trump administration policies, including on involving Affordable Care Act subsidies. Jon Guze, John Locke Foundation director of legal studies, analyzes Stein’s actions. Guze assesses whether North Carolinians stand to…

  • New law expands N.C. ballot access, cancels 2018 judicial primaries

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 754: Legislators returned to Raleigh recently to override Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of an election-related bill. The new law loosens restrictions for third parties and unaffiliated candidates who want access to the state’s election ballot. It also lowers the threshold from 40 percent…

  • Goldwater advances free-market, limited-government ideas at state level

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 754: Fans of North Carolina’s Campus Free Speech Act can give much of the credit to the Goldwater Institute, a Phoenix, Arizona-based free-market think tank that has been pushing for similar legislation in states across the country. During a recent visit to North…

  • New law offers greater protection for free speech on campus

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 754: Free speech will get additional attention and protection on N.C. public college campuses. That’s thanks to the Campus Free Speech Act state lawmakers approved this year. Jenna Robinson, president of the James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal, explains why this legislation…