Publisher's note: We want our readers to understand that there is wise policy afoot here in North Carolina, and to that end, we offer these excellent videos from our associates, in prudent policy research, at the John Locke Foundation.
We will offer this allotment of three with more to come; some old, most new, but all quite informative, and, moreover, necessary to understanding that in North Carolina, there is a wiser path to govern ourselves and our People.
N.C. to face education funding pressures in future years
Matthew Ladner, senior adviser of policy and research at the Foundation for Excellence in Education, discusses the funding pressures North Carolina will face in public education in the years ahead. Ladner offered these comments during an interview for Carolina Journal Radio.
JLF's Becki Gray urges lawmakers to address N.C. capital gains tax in 2017
Becki Gray, John Locke Foundation vice president for outreach, says she hopes N.C. lawmakers will address the state's double taxation of capital gains in 2017. Gray offered these comments during an interview with Donna Martinez for Carolina Journal Radio.
Free-trade advocates need response to political attacks in both parties
Free trade has taken a beating on the campaign trail this year. Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, and Hillary Clinton all have taken shots at the impact of trade on the American economy.
That disturbs Scott Lincicome, an international trade attorney who serves as a visiting lecturer at Duke University and adjunct scholar at the libertarian Cato Institute. Lincicome touted the benefits of trade during a speech at the John Locke Foundation marking Friedman Legacy Day. That's the day each year reminding people about the work of Nobel Prize-winning economist and free-trade advocate Milton Friedman.
In the video clip above, Lincicome urges fellow free traders to emulate Friedman's example. Click here to access video of the entire presentation.