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John Hood

John Hood is a former president of the John Locke Foundation, a state policy think tank in North Carolina, and author of The Heroic Enterprise: Business and the Common Good (Free Press).

John Hood's Articles

School Violence

- February 01, 1994

The Failure of American Public Education

Government is wholly unsuited to teach America’s students.

- February 01, 1993

Does Occupational Licensing Protect Consumers?

When government sets the standards for quality, the standards are more likely to be dictated by political pressures.

- November 01, 1992

Business and the Adopt-a-School Fiasco

The discipline of the marketplace must be applied to education.

- May 01, 1992

The Mythology of State Spending

Recent elections show that voters across the country are angry about taxes, dissatisfied with the way their governments are being run, and disgusted with waste and political scandal.

- April 01, 1992

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