Amid all the talk about Russian collusion, few people have paid much attention to possible links between the Russian government and environmental groups trying to influence American energy policy. Donald van der Vaart explains in the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio why he wrote a recent column at urging the Trump administration to investigate.

Lindsay Marchello recaps her coverage of Gov. Roy Cooper’s recent tour of communities recovering from Hurricane Matthew. UNC-Chapel Hill history professor Benjamin Waterhouse assesses the changing attitude of American small businesses toward government regulation.

You’ll learn why all five living former N.C. governors are uniting in opposition to two proposed constitutional amendments on the state’s November election ballot. And you’ll hear highlights from a recent legislative debate about the way the ballot will identify as many as six amendments.