Shaftesbury Society

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    Bring Your Lunch and Join Us Today at Noon

    Get a behind-the-scenes look at one of the most respected television programs serving our state. Over the past 19 years, NC SPIN has conducted a balanced debate on issues affecting North Carolina. In this presentation, creator, producer, and moderator Tom Campbell will reflect on the 1,000-show milestone and look back…
    Donna Martinez, January 15, 2018
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    Join Us Today at Noon

    Save your seat for today’s presentation here. Professor Julie Mell will speak on her new book, The Myth of the Medieval Jewish Moneylender, (Palgrave, 2017-8.) This book challenges a common historical narrative, which portrays medieval Jews as moneylenders who filled an essential economic role in Europe. It traces how and why…
    Donna Martinez, January 8, 2018
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    Join Us Jan. 15: Tom Campbell Looks Back at 1,000 Editions of NC SPIN

    It is one of the most respected television programs serving our state. Over the past 19 years, NC SPIN has conducted a balanced debate on issues affecting North Carolina. In this Jan. 15 presentation, creator, producer, and moderator Tom Campbell will reflect on the 1,000-show milestone and look back…
    Donna Martinez, January 5, 2018
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    Shaftesbury Society Returns: Join Us Monday, Jan. 8

    In this presentation, Professor Julie Mell will speak on her new book, The Myth of the Medieval Jewish Moneylender, (Palgrave, 2017-8.) This book challenges a common historical narrative, which portrays medieval Jews as moneylenders who filled an essential economic role in Europe. It traces how and why this narrative was constructed as…
    Donna Martinez, January 1, 2018
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    Save Your Seat For Monday, Dec. 11 at JLF

    There are a number of ways of interpreting what the Framers meant to give us, in their Constitution, but reading their deliberations carefully, it’s clear that more than anything they wanted an anti-corruption covenant. So understood, the most important date in American history is July 17, 1787. In this presentation,…
    Donna Martinez, December 6, 2017
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    Noon Today: What Will NC Be Like In 2050?

    Jobs of the future, transportation issues, and more. They represent key areas of change and policy discussions we will debate as North Carolina continues to grow. Save your seat to hear Dr. Mike Walden today at noon at the John Locke Foundation in downtown Raleigh.
    Donna Martinez, December 4, 2017
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    A $15 Billion/Year ‘Safety Net’ For Farmers?

    Join us Monday to find out more about the Farm Bill, which could pass Congress in 2018. Daren Bakst of the Heritage Foundation will join us at Noon to explain the details you should know — including $15 billion for a ‘safety net’ for farmers. Save your seat…
    Donna Martinez, November 10, 2017
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    Wondering What’s In the Farm Bill? Find Out Monday.

    Every five years or so, Congress passes a farm bill that includes a wide range of programs.  The next farm bill is looming and could very well pass in early 2018. Join us Monday at Noon at the Locke Foundation as Daren Bakst of the Heritage Foundation explains…
    Donna Martinez, November 7, 2017