State education leaders stirred up a minor controversy this year when they suggested adding the ACT to their school-testing program. Terry Stoops explores the controversy in the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.

Daren Bakst will discuss the potential significance for North Carolina of the U.S. Supreme Court?s decision to take up an Arizona case linked to taxpayer financing of election campaigns. Roy Cordato and Americans for Prosperity state director Dallas Woodhouse will react to the recent United Nations climate summit in Cancun.

State Health and Human Services Secretary Lanier Cansler will explain the state?s plans to close Raleigh?s Dorothea Dix mental hospital.

George Mason University economist Lawrence H. White helps us make sense of the problems plaguing the American banking and monetary systems.