The N.C. attorney general usually spends much of his time protecting granny against scam artists. But the new occupant of that office, Josh Stein, has generated headlines for devoting more attention to joining national campaigns that challenge Trump administration policies. Jon Guze analyzes Stein’s actions for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.

Jon Sanders assesses the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s decision to dump the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan. N.C. State’s Andrew Taylor explains how expertise can be misused in some public policy discussions.

You’ll hear highlights from former U.S. homeland security adviser Lisa Monaco’s recent speech at Duke highlighting current national security threats. Plus Kella Hatcher of the N.C. Child Fatality Task Force discusses the impact of the opioid epidemic on North Carolina’s youngest residents.