Regulation (page 5)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal Online on the impact of hospital consolidation for a western N.C. nurses union debate. John Hood’s Daily Journal highlights a little-known N.C. historical figure who fought for freedom.
    Mitch Kokai, August 24, 2020
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    Shower rules: When government regulates the most personal parts of life

    Editors at the Washington Examiner decry “the petty tyrants in your shower,” exposing a clear case of federal government overregulation. When President Trump objected to federal regulations of shower heads and when the Department of Energy this week proposed to undo President Barack Obama’s shower rules, Trump’s critics…
    Mitch Kokai, August 17, 2020
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    Harvard Epidemiologist Says FDA Is Blocking a Breakthrough COVID-19 Strategy

    In a recent article in the Harvard Gazette, Michal Mina (assistant professor of epidemiology at Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Brigham and Women’s Hospital) explains why cheap, daily, do-it-yourself tests could be “as effective as a vaccine at interrupting coronavirus transmission.” He says a strategy based on…
    Jon Guze, August 15, 2020
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    Martin Center column advocates GED equivalent for college degree

    Bill McMillan writes for the Martin Center about an alternative to the traditional college degree. As higher education undergoes dramatic changes thanks to the coronavirus, reformers should aim higher than expanding online education. Now is a propitious time to end the dominance of accreditation agencies in higher ed and…
    Mitch Kokai, August 14, 2020
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    As Carolina Journal Radio marks its 900th weekly episode, Amy Cooke looks ahead to the future of the program’s role in promoting individual freedom, personal responsibility, and limited constitutional government. Jon Guze explains why the John Locke Foundation is taking part in an eminent domain case…
    Mitch Kokai, August 14, 2020
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    New Bipartisan Florida Licensure Law Could Pave The Way For N.C.

    The state of Florida recently passed a revolutionary bill for workers and consumers. As Jon Sanders explains in his most recent research brief: Reason called it “the most sweeping occupational licensing reform in history.” The Institute for Justice said it “repeals more occupational licensing laws than any licensing…
    Brenee Goforth, August 14, 2020
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    DOJ Finds Yale in Violation of the Civil Rights Act

    In a letter sent today, the United States Department of Justice notified Yale University that it had “violated, and is continuing to violate, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 … by discriminating on the basis of race and national origin … in its undergraduate admissions.” In…
    Jon Guze, August 13, 2020
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    Breaking Down the Judge’s Ruling In Lt. Gov. Forest’s Lawsuit Against Gov. Cooper

    So what exactly did the judge rule this week in Forest v. Cooper? Is it the end of the line for Lt. Gov. Dan Forest’s lawsuit against Gov. Roy Cooper’s use of COVID-19 executive orders? Jon Guze, John Locke Foundation director of legal studies, responds to the judge’s ruling against…
    Donna Martinez, August 12, 2020