Beyond the Spin: Local Perspectives

September 13, 2012 – Hour 1 – Beyond the Spin this week will include a range of local perspectives from around the country on different issues relating to the 2012 elections.  Our guests give us a sense of how the United States is constantly changing through the lens of political and social shifts in their communities.  

We’ll hear about a Congressional swing district in a diverse region of west Texas, the economic reality in poor communities from the deep south to California, growing conservatism in Minnesota, and more.

Our guests are:

  • Tom Michael, General Manager of Marfa Public Radio in Marfa, Texas
  • Lydia Howell, host of Catalyst at KFAI in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Rose Aguilar, Host of Your Call Radio at KALW in San Francisco, California
  • Shedd Johnson, News Director at WVAS in Montgomery, Alabama

Written by Marc Steiner

Marc Steiner

The Marc Steiner Show currently airs on The Real News Network. The show covers the topics that matter, engaging real voices, from Charm City to Cairo and beyond. Email us to share your comments with us.