Culture and Society (page 27)

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    Are You Popular? Find Out Why It’s a Powerful Attribute

    Mitch Prinstein, John Van Seters distinguished professor and director of clinical psychology at UNC-Chapel Hill, shares key themes from his book, Popular: The Power of Likability in a Status-Obsessed World. Prinstein offered these comments during an interview for Carolina Journal Radio. WATCH.
    Donna Martinez, October 26, 2017
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    Writing For National Review: JLF Senior Fellow Garland Tucker’s Thought-Provoking Piece On Europe

    What is happening in Europe, and where is it headed? JLF Senior Fellow Garland Tucker writes a thoughtful and thought-provoking piece for national review.com. It begins: During my recent vacation to Scotland, the National Centre for Social Research released a major new survey, which documented the continuing decline of…
    Donna Martinez, October 21, 2017
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    WORLD Magazine’s Marvin Olasky To Speak In Raleigh

    In case you’d like to attend, Marvin Olasky, editor-in-chief of WORLD Magazine, will appear in Raleigh on Monday, October 23, 7:30 p.m. at the Church of the Apostles in Raleigh. The event is free and open to the public. His speech is entitled, “on Speaking Christianly Into a Skeptical and…
    Donna Martinez, October 18, 2017
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    Profiting off connections is expensive

    Federal income taxes get more complicated as people earn more. Do some independent work and you have to estimate your taxes, and file a Section C and a Section SE. Put money in or use money from a Health Savings Account, file more forms. Earn money from your investments, file another form…
    Joseph Coletti, October 9, 2017
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    The Aftermath of Disaster and the Power of the Individual

    “NC Spin” host Tom Campbell asked the panel a question that’s on the mind of many this week: Why does it take a natural disaster to bring us together? WATCH.
    Donna Martinez, September 11, 2017
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    Mitch Kokai Looks at Antifa Violence at Berkeley

    Did you miss “Front Row?” JLF’s Mitch Kokai delved into recent violence from the left-wing Antifa group in Berkeley, Calif. Kokai offered these comments during the Sept. 1, 2017, edition of UNC-TV’s “Front Row with Marc Rotterman.” WATCH here.
    Donna Martinez, September 5, 2017
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    Are Activist CEOs Hurting Their Shareholders?

    If your wallet has been hurt by the actions of an activist CEO, is there anything you can do about it? JLF’s Jon Pritchett talks with Carolina Journal Radio Host Donna Martinez about growing trend of CEOs who take action on social issues. WATCH here.
    Donna Martinez, September 5, 2017
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    JLF’s Jon Pritchett in the Washington Examiner: Locke, Tolerance, and the Mob

    Tolerance and unity? JLF’s Jon Pritchett analyzes recent events in a piece published at washingtonexaminer.com. In 1689 John Locke described the natural state of man as “a state of perfect freedom to order their actions, and dispose of their possessions and persons, as they think fit, within the…
    Donna Martinez, August 31, 2017