Tag:history

  • Judge Releases Governor’s Assistant on $50,000 Bond

    Raleigh, NC – A federal judge released former Governor Mike Easley’s assistant, Ruffin Poole, on a $50,000 bond Thursday. Poole was indicted last week on 51 charges related to suspected corruption in the governor’s office.

  • Duke professor discusses the history of economic thought

    Dr. Bruce Caldwell, research professor and director of the Center for the History of Political Economy at Duke University, outlines some reasons for studying the history of economics. Caldwell delivered these remarks during a presentation to the John Locke Foundation’s Shaftesbury Society Jan. 25, 2010. To watch full-length presentations of…

  • John Locke Foundation celebrates 20th anniversary

    The John Locke Foundation celebrated its 20th anniversary with a dinner Jan. 13, 2010, in Cary. Former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich delivered the featured remarks. JLF President John Hood and Senior Fellow Marc Rotterman discussed the foundation’s history. Hood also presented awards to John and William Hammer of The…

  • Army sergeant explains counterinsurgency challenges in Afghanistan

    U.S. Army First Sgt. HansMarc Hurd discusses problems associated with American counterinsurgency efforts in Afghanistan. Hurd delivered these remarks during a presentation to the John Locke Foundation’s Shaftesbury Society Jan. 11, 2010. To watch full-length presentations of John Locke Foundation events, click here.

  • John Locke Foundation to celebrate 20th anniversary

    The John Locke Foundation celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2010, including an anniversary dinner Jan. 13 in Cary with former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich. (Details and preregistration are available here.) The video above highlights the John Locke Foundation’s goals and accomplishments. For more information on supporting the…