September 19, 2012

September 19, 2012 – Segment 4

This Friday at 3:00pm, First Lady Michelle Obama is visiting Morgan State University in the Murphy Fine Arts Center as part of the Obama Victory Fund. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.ObamaVictoryFundraiser.com.


To discuss the event, we are joined in studio by:

September 17, 2012

September 17, 2012 – Hour 2

We are joined by President of University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), Dr. Freeman Hrabowski!


September 12, 2012

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.
September 11, 2012

September 11, 2012 – Segment 1

The Chicago teachers' strike is in its second day, with almost 30,000 teachers and support staff walking out over reforms proposed by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, President Obama's former chief of staff. We discuss what the strike means for not just unions but teachers' work lives and the future direction of education in America. Our guests are:


September 6, 2012

Beyond the Spin: Democratic National Convention

September 6, 2012 - Hour 1 - If you're interested in finding out what regular people from across the country are saying about the Democratic National Convention, tune in for our latest segment of Beyond the Spin!
August 28, 2012

August 28, 2012 – Segment 3

DeWayne Wickham, USA Today columnist and Morgan State University Chair of the Department of Communication Studies, joins us for a discussion on the RNC, the Obama administration and the 2012 General Election.

August 20, 2012

August 20, 2012 – Hour 1

We host a roundtable discussion on the presidential election. Panelists include:

August 8, 2012

August 8, 2012 – Segment 2

Freeman Hrabowski, president of University of Maryland Baltimore County, joins us to talk about his appointment by President Obama to the newly formed Office of African-American Education.

July 17, 2012

July 17, 2012 – Segment 2

Author Rachel L. Swarns joins us to discuss her latest book, American Tapestry: The Black, White and Multiracial Ancestors of Michelle Obama. Rachel will be speaking at the Enoch Pratt Library in Baltimore tomorrow, July 18th, at 6:30pm.  Click here for more info.

July 10, 2012

July 10, 2012 – Segment 1

Today, we discuss the Obama tax policy with Scott Klinger, Associate Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies, Phil Kerpen, President of American Commitment and columnist for Fox News Opinion and Cynthia Gordy, Senior Political Correspondent for the

July 3, 2012

July 4, 2012 – Hour 2

Our guest this hour is author, innovator, former Obama White House advisor, and activist Van Jones. Jones is an internationally renowned human rights and clean energy advocate, and is co-founder of the Rebuild the Dream campaign, a platform for ways that regular people can help transform the U.S. economy.

June 28, 2012

June 28, 2012 – Segment 1

Today on the Steiner Show, we discuss today's Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act, also known as the Health Care Bill, with Maryland State Director of Americans for Prosperity Dave Schwartz, President of Maryland Healthcare for All