CJ Radio (Page 7)

  • Business tax reform would boost economy

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 705: One way to boost economic growth throughout the United States involves reform of the American system of business taxation. Curtis Dubay, research fellow at the Heritage Foundation, recently discussed the need for business tax reform during a visit to Charlotte. He shares…

  • Eminent domain abuse threatens private property rights

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 705: State government can threaten private property rights when it abuses the use of its eminent domain powers. Ruth Sheehan, an attorney with the Francis law firm, has worked on property-rights issues. She discusses recent N.C. cases in which property owners have fought…

  • New UNC president wants higher education treated as civil right

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 705: Seven months after arriving in Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina system president Margaret Spellings used her official installation ceremony to make a plea for treating higher education as a new civil right. Spellings explained the importance of higher education in the…

  • Trump pulls off surprise, Burr wins third and final Senate term

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 705: Republican Donald Trump shocked many political observers by winning the presidential race, including North Carolina’s 15 electoral votes. Republican incumbent Richard Burr withstood a hard campaign from Democratic challenger Deborah Ross to win a third term as North Carolina’s senior U.S. senator.

  • Thomas reaches silver anniversary on U.S. Supreme Court

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 704: Justice Clarence Thomas has surpassed the major milestone of 25 years serving on the U.S. Supreme Court. But one of the nation’s most important legal minds has not enjoyed the accolades one might have expected for his silver anniversary. Jon Guze, the…

  • Colleges must choose between pursuit of truth or ‘social justice’

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 704: Colleges can pursue truth or social justice as their central mission. They can’t pursue both. That’s the assessment of Jonathan Haidt, social psychologist and professor of ethical leadership at New York University’s business school. During a recent lecture at Duke University, Haidt…

  • Education reformers have more opportunities in North Carolina

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 704: Education reformers have made great strides in North Carolina in recent years. They have scrapped the state’s public charter school cap, increased funding for school vouchers targeting low-income and special-needs students, and created a new Achievement School District to boost North Carolina’s…