Anna Manning

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  • Special Facebook only event next Wednesday with Jim Copland

    Join us for a special Facebook only event next Wednesday, April 25th at noon! Watch our live stream to hear an interview with Jim Copland where he talks about overcriminalization in North Carolina.
    Anna Manning, April 18, 2018
  • As Dynamic as Ever: What to Watch For in North Carolina’s Primary Election

    North Carolina’s politics is as dynamic as it’s ever been. Despite not having a marquee statewide election on the ballot this year, the mid-term elections in our state are still very consequential and full of drama. With new districts and a record number of candidates, Jonathan Kappler will detail which…
    Anna Manning, April 18, 2018
  • New Movie About Eminent Domain Coming to Raleigh

    Institute for Justice client, Susette Kelo, was the owner of a “little pink house” that now serves as a national symbol against eminent domain abuse that allows the government to take people’s homes and property for the sake of development. You may recall the John Locke Foundation has written on…
    Anna Manning, April 18, 2018
  • The Story of Headache Powders

    In the early 20th century, pharmacists began to create their own form of headache relief medicine that had a different physical and chemical composition than traditional aspirin. Their new formula was a powdered blend of aspirin and caffeine. These “production powders,” as laborers called them, were easier for pharmacists to…
    Anna Manning, January 11, 2018
  • The Story of Texas Pete Hot Sauce

    In 1929, at the onset of the Great Depression, Sam and Ila Jane Garner were struggling to make ends meet for their family of nine. Their oldest child, Paul, was in school at Duke University. But Thad, their next oldest, had chosen to do something much different with his college…
    Anna Manning, November 15, 2017