Mitt Romney’s “47 percent” comment stirred up plenty of political controversy. John Hood examines the facts and falsehoods surrounding the debate about so-called “makers vs. takers” during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.

Roy Cordato critiques Duke Energy CEO Jim Rogers’ Democratic National Convention speech about pursuing green energy policies in order to pass a “grandchildren’s test.” Jane Shaw of the Pope Center for Higher Education Policy analyzes UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor Holden Thorp’s recent decision to step down from his job amid a series of academic and athletic controversies.

Rick Henderson discusses Carolina Journal’s role in covering North Carolina politics and public policy, and you’ll hear a legislative debate involving scrutiny of high-dollar state contracts.