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Municipal Equation is a podcast about cities and towns in changing times.

Brought to you by the N.C. League of Municipalities.

Host, producer, music: Ben Brown. 

Mar 26, 2018

A preview of Episode 47. Look for it April 3.

Mar 20, 2018

How do dogs figure into economic development? It's no joke. Ask the analysts who take economic vitals from man's best friend. Ask the industries that profit majorly from pet ownership. Or ask the Town of Benson, which em-barked on a dog-focused project to fetch economic bone-efits.

Quartz piece connecting dogs and...

Mar 14, 2018

We'll be back with a new episode next week, but I'm also working on a a lot of other episodes and new ideas. I want to hear from you on what should be different about this podcast, as we've been doing it for a couple years now and it's time to solicit comment. Feel free to keep sharing ideas for episodes while you're at...

Mar 6, 2018

When the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) looks into the ailments of a particular community, it’s safe to assume the concern is infection or some similar local threat to human bodily health. So when the CDC started investigating the youth violence plaguing Wilmington, Del. -- a first-of-its-kind study...