Recent Programs

Is a Free Press at Risk Without a Well Functioning Freedom of Information Act? (Re-Air)

The re-air of this program on free press focuses on this first amendment right and explores the question of whether or not free press is at risk. Free press is an American right based on the First Amendment. Elizabeth speaking with audience members after the taping. What is the Freedom of Information Act‘s (FOIA), role in keeping government honest? Is there a risk to our free press... [Read more]

Where More Women Are on Boards, Executive Pay Is Higher

The New York Times recently posted an article stating that when more women on are boards, executive pay is higher. The article presented interesting facts regarding this topic. It begins by saying: Appointing more women to corporate boards has long been viewed as a good thing for a company’s performance and for society as a whole. But gender diversity among directors carries another benefit, 2015... [Read more]

Re:Air – Innovation and Creativity in the Workplace

Terry Jones: Author of On Innovation, Founder, former CEO of Travelocity and Founding Chairman of, joins McCuistion for a rousing discussion on what innovation is and how to create it in your own organization. Follow this link to view the original write-up on Innovation and Creativity in the Workplace and view the full episode below. Talking... [Read more]

Re-Air: 25 Years of McCuistion: Immigration Policy for the Future

This program addresses a huge question regarding immigration policy: what is the one thing we should do today to solve the immigration issue? As you might expect there is no one or simple answer and each of our panelists have diverse solutions. Host, Dennis McCuistion, is joined by: Rick Gump: Lawyer/ Owner, Richard A. Gump, Jr. PC Professor Neil Foley, PhD: Southern Methodist University, Robert H.... [Read more]

Re-Air: 25 Years of McCuistion: Immigration Policy from 1990-2015

Immigration is part of the founding myth of the United States which has gone through several immigration waves in its short history. Its first; the founding colonial wave, which was largely English. Since, we’ve had the primarily German/Irish wave of 1820-1870 with German immigration the largest to date, comprising 15% of all our immigration. The third wave took place from the 19th century to... [Read more]

Pros and Cons of Middle East Refugees Coming to America

Millions of Middle East refugees are fleeing or have fled Middle Eastern countries because of wars, ISIS and terrorism and economic crisis. Click & Tweet! The countries they’ve turned to are torn between compassion and fear that some of the refuges may in fact be undercover terrorists. And so the borders are closing. Left to Right: Hind Jarrah,... [Read more]

Special Event: “America, Arabia, and the Gulf: At a Crossroads?”

Special Event Announcement: Dr. John Duke Anthony to Address the Baltimore Council on Foreign Affairs on: “America, Arabia, and the Gulf: At a Crossroads?” Click & Tweet! Wednesday, May 11, 2016 World Trade Center Baltimore 401 E. Pratt Street Baltimore, MD 21202 Reception: 5:15 p.m. Address: 6:00 p.m. Baltimore Council on Foreign Affairs... [Read more]

What Is ISIS, How Did It Arise, and What Can/Should be Done?

ISIS or the Islamic state is a group one did not hear about until just a few years ago. Today, they are a powerful force in Syria and Iraq and a threat worldwide with members on every continent. Yet what and who exactly is ISIS, how did it come about, what is their goal and what can/should be done to stop their terrorist menace both in Syria and worldwide? Joining host, Dennis McCuistion, are guests: Said... [Read more]

Saudi Arabia and Iran: What Are the Issues and Why Do They Matter?

Minimal growth and a hefty deficit is expected for Saudi Arabia, and the government knows it must act quickly to reverse the downward trend or there could be serious internal issues. Experts predict the country must become less reliant on oil to achieve long-term growth. Saudi is dealing with some critical challenges Click & Tweet! , from the economy... [Read more]

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