Tag: pandemic

Protecting our freedom to choose is, sadly, becoming a forgotten principle

By John Trump Raleigh, NC – The freedom to choose — where we work, what we eat, what we wear, etc. — is a core tenant of libertarianism, and that freedom, though often questioned and even attacked, endures. Even as…

School ­­­choice during the COVID-19 pandemic

teacher asking a question to the class

By Dr. Terry Stoops Raleigh, NC – There’s always been overwhelming support for programs offering school choice opportunities for disadvantaged and special-needs children assigned to underperforming or unsafe public schools. Modest investments in school choice programs can improve the short-term…

Top ten Chatham Habitat moments of 2020

Pittsboro, NC – This year has handed us a global pandemic, a national reckoning with centuries of institutional racism, a brutal election season, and endless unknowns. People are suffering from months of isolation, sickness, and economic hardship. Not much about…

Latest North Carolina job numbers look promising

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by John Hood Raleigh, NC – For inveterate optimists, the past several months have been excruciating. A global pandemic has produced great suffering and death. A protest movement that began with righteous anger about the death of George Floyd has…