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Bacon's Rebellion was an armed rebellion in 1676 by Virginia settlers led by Nathaniel Bacon against the rule of Governor William Berkeley. The colony's dismissive policy as it related to the political challenges of its western frontier, along with other challenges including leaving Bacon out of his inner circle, refusing to allow Bacon to be a part of his fur trade with the Indians, and Doeg Indian attacks, helped to motivate a popular uprising against Berkeley, who had failed to address the demands
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Air Board Approves Carbon Caps for Electric Utilities

Bacon's Rebellion - 16 Nov 2017
The Virginia Air Pollution Board unanimously approved today regulations to reduce carbon from electric utilities by 30% between 2020 and 2030. The rule also will link Virginia to the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), which will allow Virginia ...
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Northam Appoints Layne as Virginia CFO

Bacon's Rebellion - 17 Nov 2017
Bacon's Rebellion. Reinventing Virginia for the 21st Century. Skip to content. Home · About · James A. Bacon · Groveton · The Blog · Articles · CURA@VCU · Resources · Energy · ← Air Board Approves Carbon Caps for Electric Utilities · The New Look of ...
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You're Invited to the Big Bacon Fry

Bacon's Rebellion - 02 Nov 2017
Here at Bacon's Rebellion, we reach across the partisan divide. Sure, I have pronounced libertarian-conservative views, but I have always believed that you cannot effectively advance your own argument unless you can replicate the arguments of those who ...
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More Money for What?

Bacon's Rebellion - 14 Nov 2017
The tug-of-war between the School Board and City Council over school funding enters a new era of speculation: Will the recent election results produce more funds for Richmond schools? That overlooks the more fundamental question: What is the School ...
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Toxic Brew: Relativism and Globalism

Bacon's Rebellion - 10 Nov 2017
For the past six years, I have warned about the damage that unrestrained and hyper-competitive academic research is inflicting on the quality of higher education in the United States. The tenor of my complaints has grown more strident over the years ...
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Marohn to Bring Strong Towns Insights to Virginia

Bacon's Rebellion - 23 Oct 2017
I hold Chuck in high esteem because he consistently questions the conventional wisdom, much as I try to do in Bacon's Rebellion. Yet his thinking has not hardened into orthodoxy. He's always incorporating new ways of looking at the world. I look ...
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The Research Crisis in Higher Ed

Bacon's Rebellion - 09 Nov 2017
Bacon's bottom line: The inability to replicate results from many scientific studies is widely acknowledged to be a real problem. Likewise, the risk is very real that the public could lose faith in science, especially when scientific research ...
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Former Apostle of Sprawl Now Touts Walkable Urbanism

Bacon's Rebellion - 07 Nov 2017
Fairly or unfairly, I've always thought of Stephen S. Fuller, the George Mason University professor and expert on the Washington regional economy, as a guy who made his living providing the intellectual justification for the business-as-usual pattern ...
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Here Comes the Energy Cloud

Bacon's Rebellion - 02 Nov 2017
Bacon's Rebellion. Reinventing Virginia for the 21st Century. Skip to content. Home · About · James A. Bacon · Groveton · The Blog · Articles · CURA@VCU · Resources · Energy · ← Poverty, Government, and the Bourgeois Virtues · You're Invited to the ...
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Second Year Running: Lowest Recidivism of Any State

Bacon's Rebellion - 09 Nov 2017
Bacon's bottom line: Virginia should be proud of its record of low recidivism. Unless people are monkeying around with the numbers (a possibility never to be dismissed), we have the best prison programs of the 45 states surveyed for reintegrating ...
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Living with Slow Internet in a Broadband World

Bacon's Rebellion - 13 Nov 2017
Bacon's bottom line: It's hard to imagine rural communities pulling themselves out of their economic doldrums if they lack the high-speed broadband connections to communicate with the rest of the business world. It is tempting for local boards of ...
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Explaining Virginia's Economic Growth

Bacon's Rebellion - 03 Nov 2017
Every time I've seen Governor Terry McAuliffe give a speech, he's warmed up the audience by touting all the jobs Virginia has created on his watch. And the one time I saw gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie speak, he emphasized that the rate of job ...
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Building for the Ages

Bacon's Rebellion - 23 Oct 2017
The United States and other modern countries are infinitely wealthier than the Medieval societies that raised the great cathedrals. But what has the contemporary world created that will endure as the cathedrals have? The 14th-century sanctuaries still ...
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Why HBCUs Like Charter Schools

Bacon's Rebellion - 06 Nov 2017
Bacon's bottom line: I have no idea if Virginia's HBCUs have any interest in affiliating with their own charter schools, but the odds seem long that, if they are so inclined, they will be able to do so any time soon. Virginia's charter law is so ...
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Plumbing the Mysteries of College Application Data

Bacon's Rebellion - 27 Oct 2017
One of my goals at Bacon's Rebellion is to divine how colleges and universities function as business enterprises. What are the key drivers of revenues and costs? How well are they performing? Is their position in the marketplace improving or losing ground?
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Amazon, Incentives, and Virginia's Best Sales Pitch

Bacon's Rebellion - 07 Nov 2017
The odds that Virginia can snag the Amazon HQ2 project strike me as exceedingly long. Not because our communities don't measure up well against Amazon's location criteria but because we don't have the stomach in Virginia to assemble massive enough ...
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Is Dominion Eyeing a Big Move in South Carolina?

Bacon's Rebellion - 23 Oct 2017
Hmmm… Santee Cooper, the state-owned electric utility in South Carolina that lost a bundle through nuclear power overruns, is thinking up putting itself up for sale. One of the four companies sniffing around, according to this report in The State, is ...
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Poverty, Government, and the Bourgeois Virtues

Bacon's Rebellion - 02 Nov 2017
Unwinding historical injustices that trap African-Americans in inter-generational poverty is “the moral challenge of our time,” Mayor Levar Stoney told attendees of at an anti-poverty conclave at Virginia Union University Tuesday. Policy decisions that ...

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