Property rights (page 4)

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    Kelo author still doesn’t get it

    Damon Root writes for Reason that former U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens remains unrepentant about one of his worst opinions. In 2005, Stevens, then an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, authored one of the worst SCOTUS decisions of the past 50 years. Kelo v.
    Mitch Kokai, May 20, 2019
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    School districts across the state must decide again this year how to cope with a planned teacher union walkout in May. Terry Stoops analyzes the May 1 union action for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Donald van der Vaart explains why government-mandated solar energy contracts…
    Mitch Kokai, April 19, 2019
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    North Carolina’s redistricting dispute recently returned to the national spotlight and the U.S. Supreme Court. Rick Henderson analyzes redistricting developments in the latest edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Jon Guze explains how North Carolina could learn from other states in blocking federal “equitable sharing” programs that lead…
    Mitch Kokai, April 5, 2019
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    Daily Journal: State Continues To Expand Freedom

    John Hood writes for Carolina Journal‘s Daily Journal: Among the 50 states, North Carolina is relatively free. There are various ways to measure this. One reasonable and consumer-friendly tool is the Cato Institute’s “Freedom in the 50 States” project. On its website, you can compare state performance on…
    Anna Manning, March 18, 2019
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    Daily Journal: Property rights should settle disputes

    John Hood writes for Carolina Journal‘s Daily Journal: If you own it, you control it. That’s what it means to enjoy a property right, in a nutshell. It is a right safeguarded by North Carolina’s constitution as well as the 14th amendment to the federal constitution, among other provisions.
    Anna Manning, March 4, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on pleas to allow advanced nurses to perform expanded health care roles. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains why property rights should settle local housing disputes.
    Mitch Kokai, March 4, 2019
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    Tax cuts, innovation, and economic growth

    Paul Romer won the Nobel prize in economics for showing how innovation creates economic growth. A new working paper from Raj Chetty and his colleagues presents a model of how much innovation results from tax cuts. Their model suggests tax changes “have no impact on the decisions of star inventors,…
    Joseph Coletti, January 31, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online that high-profile East Carolina University supporters are publicly backing embattled Chancellor Cecil Staton. John Hood’s Daily Journal makes a case for eminent domain reform to protect N.C. property rights.
    Mitch Kokai, January 9, 2019