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    Next Shaftesbury Event: State Constitutional Politics

    Next Monday at noon, a presentation on state constitutions that you don’t want to miss. Unlike the U.S. Constitution, which is rarely amended, state constitutions are amended on a regular basis. In this presentation, Professor John Dinan will discuss themes from his latest book, State Constitutional Politics: Governing By Amendment…
    Anna Manning, June 5, 2018
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    Next Shaftesbury Event – Facebook: Privacy and Freedom in the Digital Age

    Facebook’s policies and business model have suddenly become a concern for everyone. People are worried about how their data is being shared. Congress is concerned about who knows what, and how much can be accessed. In this presentation, technology expert Bob Chandler will try to break through the hype and…
    Anna Manning, May 29, 2018
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    Today in Raleigh: Foreign Policy, Trade, and Energy in the Age of Trump

    The John William Pope Foundation and the Jesse Helms Center are co-hosting a foreign policy symposium this Friday, May 11, 2018, from 12:00 – 9:00pm at the Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley. This event is ticketed featuring Sen. Richard Burr, Sen. Thom Tillis, Rep. David Rouzer, Rep. George Holding, U.S. Deputy…
    Anna Manning, May 9, 2018
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    North Carolina Still Torn on How to Select Judges

    The views on how North Carolina should select its judges are sharply divergent among political leaders – both today and in 1868. Because debate on judicial selection has many sides, the John Locke Foundation is holding a special panel event at the Campbell Law School on May 7th from 11:30-1:00 for…
    Anna Manning, April 30, 2018
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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
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    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
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    Tucker: Only reporting worth reading “is on the business pages”

    Dane Huffman, the managing editor of the Triangle Business Journal, is our Shaftesbury Society speaker next Monday.  And Jeffrey Tucker’s “American Culture Has Become Unbearably Toxic” explains that the “only really sensible stuff” worth reading is business news.  Tucker writes, And so, what to read these days by…
    Terry Stoops, February 20, 2018
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    You’re Invited: Tracing the History of Craft Spirits in North Carolina

    Bring your lunch and join us Monday at noon for a fascinating look at the craft spirit industry in North Carolina. John Trump – the author of “Still & Barrel” – will trace the history of manufacturing moonshine whiskey, gin, vodka, and rum. He’ll also talk about the almost 50 distilleries…
    Donna Martinez, May 21, 2017