Tag:regulation

  • Winston S. Churchill cautions the U.S. to avoid full-fledged socialism

    Winston S. Churchill, grandson of the famous British prime minister, discusses the dangers of socialism during the question-and-answer period of his featured address to the John Locke Foundation’s 19th anniversary celebration Feb. 20, 2009, in Charlotte. To watch full-length presentations of John Locke Foundation events, click…

  • Americans for Prosperity leaders blast card-check union bill

    Americans for Prosperity North Carolina rallies outside the N.C. Legislative Building to build awareness of the negative implications of the federal Employee Free Choice Act, also known as the card-check or “union bullying” bill. AFPNC state director Dallas Woodhouse and AFP president Tim Phillips speak during this portion of the…

  • Global warming debate yields different approaches to ‘demonizing’ energy

    William Schlesinger and John Christy offer different perspectives on the concept of “demonizing” energy during their Feb. 11, 2009, global warming debate in Hickory. The John Locke Foundation co-hosted the debate with Lenoir-Rhyne University’s Reese Institute for the Conservation of Natural Resources. Schlesinger leads the Cary Institute for Ecosystem Studies,…

  • Debate yields different views about potential climate danger

    William Schlesinger of the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies and John Christy of the University of Alabama at Huntsville take different approaches to the likely impact of climate change. This exchange took place near the end of a debate sponsored by the John Locke Foundation and the Reese Institute at…

  • Experts debate facts, myths surrounding climate debate

    William Schlesinger and John Christy offer different perspectives on global warming and climate change during their Feb. 11, 2009, debate in Hickory. The John Locke Foundation co-hosted the debate with Lenoir-Rhyne University’s Reese Institute for the Conservation of Natural Resources. Schlesinger leads the Cary Institute for Ecosystem Studies, while Christy…

  • Eli Lehrer diagnoses problems with the N.C. Beach Plan

    Eli Lehrer, senior fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, recently authored the report, North Carolina’s Beach Plan: Who Pays For Coastal Property Insurance?, for the John Locke Foundation. In this excerpt from a Carolina Journal Radio interview, Lehrer describes problems associated with North Carolina’s government-mandated coastal property insurance…