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  • Warren’s Accountable Capitalism Act fails to account for capitalism

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 799: A leading Democratic U.S. senator is promoting legislation dubbed the Accountable Capitalism Act. Roy Cordato, John Locke Foundation senior economist, highlights flaws in Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s proposal. Cordato explains that capitalism already holds businesses accountable without government intrusion.

  • Martin Center analyst monitors campus monument debate

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 799: Silent Sam at UNC-Chapel Hill has filled recent headlines, but that Confederate statue at UNC-Chapel Hill is not the only monument generating controversy on college campuses. Shannon Watkins, policy associate at the James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal, shares her concerns…

  • Winston-Salem surgeon challenges N.C. certificate-of-need restrictions

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 799: A Winston-Salem surgeon is challenging state certificate-of-need restrictions that block him from buying an MRI machine. Dr. Gajendra Singh says the machine would help him provide MRI services for patients at a lower price than they would pay at a nearby hospital.

  • Pundits peruse political data involving unaffiliated N.C. voters

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 799: Political prognosticators often look at independent, unaffiliated voters for clues about the likely outcomes of upcoming elections. The Civitas Institute recently polled unaffiliated N.C. voters. Rick Henderson, Carolina Journal editor-in-chief, analyzes the poll’s findings. He discusses how the numbers could affect key…

  • Carolina Journal Radio No. 799: Unaffiliated voters offer clues about 2018 election contests

    Political prognosticators often look at independent, unaffiliated voters for clues about the likely outcomes of upcoming elections. The Civitas Institute recently polled unaffiliated N.C. voters. Rick Henderson, Carolina Journal editor-in-chief, analyzes the poll’s findings. He discusses how the numbers could affect key elections and the fate of proposed constitutional amendments.

  • Audit raises questions about N.C. alcohol control policies

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 798: A recent state audit criticized the state Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission for millions of dollars of waste over more than a decade. Some observers hope the audit will help spark interest in privatizing state alcohol sales. Rick Henderson, Carolina Journal editor-in-chief, analyzes…

  • UNC Board of Governors chairman outlines key priorities

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 798: Greenville businessman Harry Smith recently took over as chairman of the UNC System’s Board of Governors. During his first meeting as chairman, Smith outlined for colleagues his priorities for the board, which oversees 16 university campuses and the N.C. School of Science…

  • Researchers dissect key findings from NCSU school voucher study

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 798: Advocates of North Carolina’s Opportunity Scholarship school voucher program recently touted results of a study from N.C. State University. It documented the vouchers’ “positive, large, and statistically significant” benefits for low-income students. Two of the key NCSU researchers, assistant professor Anna Egalite…

  • New school year means school supply bills for N.C. families

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 798: Most school-age children are back in classrooms after summer break. Their families recently encountered the annual trip to the store to buy new school supplies. Terry Stoops, John Locke Foundation vice president for research and resident scholar, crunches the numbers to determine…