Capitalism (page 4)

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    Not tired of winning

    North Carolina voters once again gave Republican/conservative legislators a thumbs up, returning them to majorities in both the North Carolina House and Senate. Come January, legislative leaders will be working – again – with a Democrat/progressive governor in Roy Cooper, whom voters also endorsed. What does that mean for…
    Donna Martinez, December 15, 2020
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    Defending capitalism

    David Bahnsen writes for National Review Online about the importance of defending capitalism. Somehow, I doubt even Bill Buckley could have predicted that “standing athwart history, yelling stop” would have meant, in 2020, an actual plea in the United States of America to repudiate the failed and catastrophic economic…
    Mitch Kokai, December 15, 2020
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    VIDEO: John Locke Foundation and Civitas Institute combine capabilities Jan. 1

    The intellectual forces that have driven three decades of freedom-forward research and policy reforms in North Carolina will merge their capabilities, ensuring that North Carolinians’ liberties are robustly defended and advanced as we enter this next decade. Effective Jan. 1, 2021, the staff and resources of the John Locke Foundation…
    Mitch Kokai, December 10, 2020
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    North Carolina Think Tanks Join Forces, Creating the Southeast’s Most Powerful Voice For Personal and Economic Freedom

    RALEIGH — The intellectual forces that have driven three decades of freedom-forward research and policy reforms in North Carolina will merge their capabilities, ensuring that North Carolinians’ liberties are robustly defended and advanced as we enter this next decade. Effective January 1, 2021, the staff and resources of the John…
    Donna Martinez, December 10, 2020
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    Whole Foods CEO highlights dangers of socialism

    Nicholas Ballasy writes at JustTheNews.com about a warning from the head of Whole Foods. Whole Foods founder and CEO John Mackey argues that socialism is a failed system that “impoverishes everything.” Referring to the criticism of “trickle down economics,” Mackey said socialism means “trickle up poverty.” “We have…
    Mitch Kokai, November 30, 2020
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    Cancel culture and woke capitalism

    Tanner Aliff writes at the Daily Signal about one consequence of cancel culture. Cancel culture is a black hole that is swallowing corporate America. The zeitgeist of social awareness and virtue signaling has spread far beyond the realm of adolescent Instagram posts to the point where corporate titans…
    Mitch Kokai, November 23, 2020
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    What I’m watching election night

    After months of anticipation, piles of money spent, endless TV commercials watched and too many visits from candidates to count, the 2020 election is finally here.  Several of my colleagues and I will be offering  election return coverage on North Carolina News Network and their flagship station WPTF…
    Becki Gray, November 2, 2020
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    Raleigh takes top spot in ASU “Doing Business in North America” report

    The report, which is prepared each year by the Center for the Study of Economic Liberty at Arizona State University, provides objective measures of the scale and scope of business regulations in 130 cities across 92 states, provinces, and federal districts of the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.
    Jon Guze, October 5, 2020