NC Craft Breweries Fight Barrel Caps

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Change is brewing in North Carolina’s 100 counties. The number of craft breweries in North Carolina has nearly tripled since 2010; the North Carolina Craft Brewers Guild estimates there are now more than 200 independent breweries across the state. This growing industry employs nearly 10,000 North Carolinians. But while North…

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SXSW: Rappers + Politics + Business = Stellar Discussion About the Brutal Truth of Our Broken Criminal Justice System

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The Charles Koch Institute working with Generation Opportunity hosted a panel on the bleak state of our current criminal justice system last weekend at SXSW 2017. This panel brought together some unlikely allies – rapper Snoop Dogg, music producer Weldon Angelos, and Koch Industries’ Mark Holden – to speak to…

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Austin Special Interests Forced Out Ridesharing Companies – Now They’re Paying the Price

By | Millennial Issues, Uncategorized | 4 Comments

More than a year ago, Uber and Lyft warned the city council of Austin that if they passed a package of burdensome fingerprinting requirements for ridesharing companies, Austinites might be left without options. The sponsor of the regulation, Ann Kitchen, issued a sharp rebuke. “To threaten to leave, simply because…

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