Anna Manning

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  • JLF’s Van Der Vaart featured in North State Journal: GHG emissions declines continue without federal regulation

    Don van der Vaart, John Locke Foundation senior fellow and former secretary of the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality, writes for North State Journal that the free market is accomplishing decreasing green house gas emissions without government regulation. The latest annual report by British Petroleum on Greenhouse…
    Anna Manning, July 25, 2018
  • Next Shaftesbury Event: The Character Gap

    This Monday, July 30th at noon – The Character Gap: How Good Are We and How Can We Become Better People? Be sure to join us for the last Shaftesbury event of the summer before we pick up again in September. Most of us would say that we may not…
    Anna Manning, July 24, 2018
  • LISTEN HERE: Latest Head Locke Episode: Is Civic Illiteracy a Cause for Concern?

    Catch a discussion on civil literacy with this weeks “Head Locke” podcast episode. Although the Founders disagreed about how to cultivate an educated citizenry, most of them agreed that the “diffusion of knowledge” was essential for the preservation of our representative democracy.  Were they right? Arguably, earlier generations of Americans…
    Anna Manning, July 20, 2018
  • JLF’s Terry Stoops discusses why 1 in 5 NC students are opting out of traditional public schools

    This marks the third year in a row that enrollment in traditional public schools has declined while enrollment in private, charter, and home schools has been on the rise. 1 in 5 North Carolina students do not attend a traditional public school. John Locke Foundation’s Terry Stoops offered comments on these…
    Anna Manning, July 18, 2018
  • JLF’s Mitch Kokai weighs in on Salisbury, NC broadband service for the Heartland Institute

    John Locke Foundation’s Mitch Kokai was featured in an article by the Heartland Institute about Salisbury, North Carolina getting out of the internet business ten years after building a taxpayer-funded broadband service that caused the city to issue $33.56 million in public debt. Mitch Kokai, a senior political…
    Anna Manning, July 18, 2018
  • Margaret Spellings vs UNC Board of Governors: Carolina Journal’s Kari Travis Reports

    Carolina Journal’s Kari Travis’ report on the war between UNC President Margaret Spellings and the UNC Board of Governors was featured on Accuracy in Academia. “The search for a new chancellor at Western Carolina University is exposing a growing and contentious divide between the University of North Carolina’s…
    Anna Manning, July 17, 2018
  • Monday at JLF: The Curbside Chat

    Next Shaftesbury event – join us at the John Locke Foundation Monday, July 23rd at noon. Our roads are deteriorating. Our state and local governments are in debt. No matter how much we increase them, our taxes aren’t enough to fix it all. And no one seems to be able…
    Anna Manning, July 17, 2018
  • LISTEN HERE: Newest Head Locke Episode: The Future of the UNC System

    The latest Head Locke podcast episode is out and if you’re curious about the future of the UNC system, you should listen! In 1776, North Carolina’s first state constitution mandated “That a school or schools shall be established by the Legislature, for the convenient instruction of youth, . .
    Anna Manning, July 11, 2018