John Hood

Our State Remains a Battleground

In each recent election, North Carolina has proven to be a contentious state between Democrats and Republicans. 

Eight Factors Shaped NC Elections

After pondering the election results a bit more, I have prepared a list of eight factors that helped shape the outcomes.

A historical figure from state you ought to know

Abraham Galloway is one of the most intriguing figures in the history of our state — and another North Carolinian who, in my opinion, deserves to be honored with multiple statues and monuments.

Progressive Politicians Hurt Downtown

Progressives are far more likely than conservatives to prefer walkable, high-density communities over auto-dependent, detached-dwelling neighborhoods says John Hood.

Both sides of education debate have well-meaning intentions

For state policymakers, few decisions will be as challenging, or as broadly consequential, as those involving elementary and secondary education.