The state budget is full of numbers. But a new John Locke Foundation document uses pictures to place those numbers in perspective. Joseph Coletti explains the helpful role of the new “Budget in Pictures” document for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.

Terry Stoops analyzes a new report on North Carolina’s top teacher-preparation programs. Marc Rotterman highlights key factors driving 2018 election campaigns.

Economist Deirdre McCloskey of the University of Illinois at Chicago explains why she would like to see the word “liberal” redefined to mirror its original liberty-related meaning. Plus you’ll hear highlights from a recent legislative debate over the number of supervisors in state government agencies.