October 31, 2019 11:33AM

Brooke Harrell and her family live in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee, around 30 miles from Dickson where she works as a cosmetology instructor at Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT). A graduate of TCAT-Dickson, Brooke has always lived in rural Tennessee, even though Nashville, less than 80 miles away is bursting with opportunities. Brooke’s husband is... READ MORE

October 24, 2019 4:48PM

We should cherish the free speech protections we still have and refrain from searching for self-gratifying ways of restricting some of those freedoms, lest we risk losing all of them. READ MORE

October 16, 2019 1:33PM

This week, Beacon was selected as a “Smart Bet” for 2020 by the Atlas Network. Atlas is an international network of think tanks from all over the world. At an upcoming U.S. Investors Summit in New York, just 10 of these think tanks will be given the opportunity to pitch to a group of successful... READ MORE

September 17, 2019 9:54AM

Today is Constitution Day. And on what should be a universally recognized holiday, I was privileged to be invited to speak at the illustrious Cato Institute on Constitutional Structure with two of the finest constitutional scholars in the land. Even though I am sure to be the yellow flavor Starburst in this particular packet, this... READ MORE

August 30, 2019 8:33AM

As Beacon starts to take a closer look at potential improvements to the welfare system in Tennessee, CEO Justin Owen has a closer connection with the issue than you might be aware. Justin spent most of his formative years living with his mother and his grandparents. He was unaware at the time that his mom... READ MORE