Culture and Society (page 4)

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    The Right AOC on Point: The Toilet Paper Test and Why It Matters

    John Locke Foundation CEO Amy Cooke, “The Right AOC,” explains why toilet paper on store shelves will send an important signal. Contact Amy at [email protected]hnlocke.org. Follow her at https://www.facebook.com/TheRightAOC and https://twitter.com/TheRightAOC.
    Mitch Kokai, April 16, 2020
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    Churches’ role in reopening America

    Ira Stoll argues in the New York Sun that churches could play a major role in helping America recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s not the politicians who have the power to re-open America, or at least the parts that are now closed. It’s individuals, families, businesses, and…
    Mitch Kokai, April 16, 2020
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    State revenues are getting hammered

    Tax revenues are falling for states and local governments across the country. The Atlantic wonders, “Will the coronavirus bankrupt cities?” Pew provides numerous examples of how state taxes are getting slammed: Hawaii officials have estimated a $225 million decline; in New York, it’s a whopping…
    Joseph Coletti, April 3, 2020
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    Adding a bioethicist to the coronavirus debate

    Jonathan Tobin notes at National Review Online one major omission from the federal government’s discussion of COVID-19’s impact. … [T]here is someone crucially absent in the public effort to deal with the pandemic: a bioethicist. The lack of someone who is qualified to speak specifically to the moral…
    Mitch Kokai, March 27, 2020
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    Interesting Suggestion from Lyman Stone

    “The only way America beats this is if curve-flattening becomes an interstate competition that replaces our lost sporting leagues.”…
    Jon Guze, March 20, 2020
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    Becki Gray Discusses Coronavirus with WUNC’s Jeff Tiberii

    Last week, JLF’s Becki Gray made her regular appearance on North Carolina Public Radio WUNC with host Jeff Tiberii. Becki joined Rob Schofield from the N.C. Justice Center. This episode covered all the ways North Carolina could be affected by the Coronavirus. Gov. Cooper declared a state of emergency…
    Brenee Goforth, March 19, 2020
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    Community Response is Crucial During Coronavirus

    The Coronavirus has everyone talking about how the government should respond, but it is important to remember that our communities can respond too. In his recent research brief, JLF’s Joe Coletti shares what people have been doing to help their communities in this difficult time. Coletti writes: Nextdoor is filled…
    Brenee Goforth, March 19, 2020