Archives of the show until 2018. For recent archives, go to: The Marc Steiner Show at the Real News Network

June 10, 2016

From The Archives: Ralph Nader On Getting Steamed To Overcome Capitalism

June 10, 2016 - Segment 4 - We host a special archive edition of The Marc Steiner Show: my 2011 interview with Ralph Nader, who joined me to discuss his book Getting Steamed To Overcome Corporatism: Build it together to win, about our troubled political and economic system.
June 10, 2016

Reflecting On The Remake Of The Classic Miniseries Roots

June 10, 2016 - Segment 3 - We host a panel of guests who reflect upon the remake of the classic miniseries Roots, now that the entire series has aired. With: Dr. Kimberly Moffitt, Dr. Lester Spence, and LaKeyma Pennyamon.
June 9, 2016

Mayor’s Budget In Baltimore & Youth Funding

June 8, 2016 - Segment 2 - We turn to a local focus and talk about funding for youth and the Mayor's budget in Baltimore. With: Councilwoman Helen Holton (Baltimore District 8), Chair of the Budget Committee.
May 31, 2016

Sound Bites: A Visit To Black Dirt Farm On The Eastern Shore| Carbon-Neutral Fertilizer | Recipe: Mussels With Colette’s Stefano Porcile

May 26, 2016 - Segment 3 - For the newest episode of Sound Bites, we visit Black Dirt Farm in Preston, Maryland; I talk with two scientists about an important scientific advancement that could pave the way for a potential breakthrough in farming; and hear a mouth-watering recipe from mussels.
May 19, 2016

Sound Bites: The Language Of Sperm Whales | A Visit To The Urban Garden At Douglass High School In Baltimore

May 19, 2016 - Segment 3 - On the newest edition of Sound Bites, listen to a fascinating discussion on the language of Sperm Whales, as I talk with author and journalist James Nestor. We close out the show with a visit to the urban garden at Frederick Douglass High School in Baltimore.
May 19, 2016

Highlighting City School Principals, Who Are The “Heart” Of Their Schools

May 18, 2016 - Segment 2 - We honor some very special and important members of our community: School Principals. Our guests will talk about the Heart of the School Awards, when the Fund for Educational Excellence, City Schools and the civic, corporate and philanthropic communities join together to recognize and thank our City Schools' Principals.
May 18, 2016

Local Roundtable: Elections, Education Cuts, and a New Schools CEO

May 16, 2016 - Segment 3 - We have a local news roundtable on the Baltimore Elections, the controversy over Governor Hogan's denial of funds around air conditioning in the Baltimore City and County Schools, and the process used to select the new CEO of Baltimore City Public Schools.
May 17, 2016

Downtown Voices: Episode 1 — A Tale Of Two Markets

May 16, 2016 - Segment 1 - We begin the week with another new series produced by students at UMBC. This semester’s radio series is called DOWNTOWN VOICES. Today, “A Tale of Two Markets,” -- a look at changes in our city through the lens of the old and beloved Lexington Market, and the new and hip Mount Vernon Marketplace.
May 13, 2016

The World That Brought Us Freddie Gray: Episode 3 – Education

May 11, 2016 - Segment 1 - We begin the show with Part 3 of The World That Brought Us Freddie Gray, a 5-part radio documentary produced by students at UMBC. Episode 3 focuses on issues connected to education.
May 13, 2016

The World That Brought Us Freddie Gray: Part 4 – Housing

May 12, 2016 - Segment 1 - We host Part 4 of The World That Brought Us Freddie Gray, a 5-part radio documentary produced by students at UMBC. Episode 4 focuses on issues connected to housing.
May 13, 2016

The World That Brought Us Freddie Gray: Reflections From The Student Producers

May 13, 2016 - Segment 2 - We host a roundtable with the students who helped produce The World That Brought Us Freddie Gray. Steiner Show Senior Producer Stefanie Mavronis and I will talk with students Turrel David and Dalton Maize.
May 6, 2016

Chauncey Whitehead & Rhonda Silva: Health & Wellness

May 6, 2016 - Segment 2 - We have our monthly conversation on Health & Fitness with fitness trainer and activist Chauncey Whitehead and Rhonda Silva. The monthly community walk at Druid Hill Park will be held this Saturday, May 7, beginning at 7:30am near the tennis courts.
April 29, 2016

A Dream Preferred Panel Discussion

April 29, 2016 - Segment 4 - We host a fascinating cross-cultural and cross-generational discussion that took place at last Saturday's World of the Play at Everyman Theatre. Our panel's topic is A Dream Preferred, based on the themes of Death of a Salesman, and our guests talk about what the "American Dream" means in today's world.
April 29, 2016

Sound Bites: Young Baltimore Activist Wins Goldman Environmental Prize | America’s Wasteful Obsession With Bottled Water | Recipe: Spaghetti Aglio e Olio

April 28, 2016 - Segment 2 - We host our newest edition of Sound Bites, our series about our food and our world. We interview with Destiny Watford, a young activist from Baltimore who won the Goldman Prize, learn about America's growing obsession with bottled water, and hear a simple pasta recipe.
April 15, 2016

Knocking the Hustle: Against the Neoliberal Turn in Black Politics

April 15, 2016 - Segment 1 - Dr. Lester Spence joins me in-studio to talk about his new book, Knocking the Hustle: Against the Neoliberal Turn in Black Politics. Spence is Center for Emerging Media Scholar-In-Residence, Associate Professor of Political Science and Africana Studies at Johns Hopkins University, and author of Knocking the Hustle and Stare in the Darkness: The Limits of Hip-hop and Black Politics.
April 1, 2016

Sound Bites: Fairfield Incinerator Permit Expires | Phosphorus Regulation In Maryland | Food Educator Jennifer Crisp

March 31, 2016 - Segment 2 - On our newest episode of Sound Bites, we discuss the proposed Fairfield Incinerator in Curtis Bay, the Maryland Department of Agriculture's announcement earlier this month that 82% of farm fields will not be impacted by new environmental regulations, and we talk to food educator and documentary producer Jennifer Crisp.
March 30, 2016

Revolutionary Mothering: Love on the Front Lines

March 30, 2016 - Segment 3 - We take a peek into an important new anthology, Revolutionary Mothering: Love on the Front Lines. Joining us in-studio will be the book's editors: Alexis Pauline Gumbs, China Martens and Mai'a Williams.
March 25, 2016

Education & Testing: Resistance to the Common Core

March 25, 2016 - Segment 2 - We examine the subject of education and testing, focusing on resistance to the Common Core PARRC tests. With: Jordan Najee Leonard, Business Manager of Baltimore Algebra Project; and Jamal Jones, Co-Director of Baltimore Algebra Project.
March 4, 2016

Citizen Artist Baltimore Mayoral Forum on Arts & Culture

March 4, 2016 - Segment 3 - We talk about an important local event that's coming up: The Citizen Artist Baltimore Mayoral Forum on Arts & Culture. With: CJ Phillips, Artistic Director at Dance and Bmore; and Jeannie Howe, Executive Director of Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance.
March 3, 2016

The Melissa Harris-Perry Show Cancelation: Broader Implications

March 2, 2016 - Segment 3 - On Sunday, February 21 2016, MSNBC announced that it would be canceling the Melissa Harris-Perry Show, after two weeks of the show's being pre-empted for other news and following an email from Harris-Perry to her staff, which went public, in which she indicated that she felt "worthless" to NBC News executives.
March 3, 2016

Maryland General Assembly: The Latest On Education Testing Legislation

March 2, 2016 - Segment 2 - Marc talks to Cheryl Bost, Vice President of the Maryland State Education Association and a Baltimore County elementary school teacher, about the school testing legislation that is making its way through the Maryland General Assembly in Annapolis.
February 28, 2016

From The Archives — Sherman Alexie’s ‘Blasphemy: New and Selected Stories’

February 26, 2016 - Segment 2 - We host a special 2012 archive edition of The Marc Steiner Show, as we listen back to my interview with Native American author, poet, and screenwriter Sherman Alexie. Alexie's compelling book Blasphemy is a collection of new and previously-published short stories.
February 26, 2016

Education In Baltimore: Baltimore Montessori, Dallas F. Nicholas Sr., and Structural Problems in Baltimore

February 24, 2016 - Segment 2 - We examine a local issue between two public schools in one Baltimore neighborhood - the Baltimore Montessori charter school and Dallas F. Nicholas Sr. Elementary School, and how it relates to the larger structural issues of the education system in Baltimore.
February 11, 2016

The New Reality for Suburban Schools: How Suburban Schools Are Struggling with Low-Income Students and Students of Color in Their Schools

February 11, 2016 - Segment 2 - Dr. Jessica Shiller joins us to discuss her book The New Reality for Suburban Schools: How Suburban Schools Are Struggling with Low-Income Students and Students of Color in Their Schools.
February 9, 2016

Education Roundtable: Baltimore Overcounting Students Could Result In Loss Of Millions

February 9, 2016 - Segment 2 - Today we have our Education Roundtable, where our guests will discuss the idea that the Baltimore City School district might have inflated student enrollment numbers, a revelation that could result in the loss of millions of dollars.
January 25, 2016

From The Archives: Philosopher & Naturalist Diana Beresford-Kroeger

January 25, 2016 - Hour 2 - We rebroadcast of my interview with philosopher, naturalist, author and scientist Diana Beresford-Kroeger, whose writings combine western scientific knowledge and the traditional concepts of the ancient world.
January 13, 2016

Raising Strong Leaders: A Community Discussion For Parents & Young Readers

January 12, 2016 - Segment 3 - Today we preview an important community event happening this weekend in Baltimore, hosted by the Center for Urban Families: Raising Strong Readers, a community discussion for parents and young readers.
December 31, 2015

Education Policy: Less Testing, More Learning In Maryland

December 29, 2015 - Segment 1 - We hear the broadcast of "Less Testing, More Learning" panel discussions Marc moderated earlier this month. We hear from Maryland students and other advocates working on the issue of testing at the state and national level.
December 9, 2015

Social, Racial, Historical and Economic Context of Freddie Gray’s Life and Death

December 8, 2015 - Segment 2 - Today we examine the conditions of our society that placed Freddie Gray in his social and economic position when he died in police custody last April.
December 8, 2015

Towson University Interim President Timothy Chandler On #OccupyTowson & More

December 4, 2015 - Segment 5 - I talk with Dr. Timothy Chandler, Interim President of Towson University, about the #OccupyTowson action and his commitment and plans for addressing racism on campus.
November 28, 2015

Oak Hill Center For Education And Culture: Building Social & Economic Justice In Baltimore

November 24, 2015 - Segment 3 - Today we meet with collective members of the Oak Hill Center for Education and Culture is a school that explores creative strategies for movement-building around social and economic justice in Baltimore and beyond.
November 12, 2015

#FeesMustFall: The Struggle for Equality on South Africa’s College Campuses

November 12, 2015 - Segment 1 - We turn our attention to South Africa and the student demonstrations that have taken place over the past few weeks across that nation as part of the #FeesMustFall movement.
November 9, 2015

Town Hall Meeting: Less Testing, More Learning

November 6, 2015 - Segment 2 - For today's show we present to you a recording of the panel that Marc moderated on Wednesday November 4th at the Montgomery County Education Association called Less Testing, More Learning.
November 5, 2015

Internet, Technology & Protecting Our Children

November 5, 2015 - Segment 1 - Dr. Kaye will moderate a panel on Technology, the Internet and Youth she is joined by April Campbell, Director of Technology at Arlington Elementary/Middle School and Dr. Jameta N. Barlow, Assistant Professor of Women and Health in the Department of Women and Gender Studies at Towson University.
November 3, 2015

UMBC Critical Social Justice Town Hall: “Baltimore in Action: Always Rising”

November 2, 2015 - 2-Hour Special - Listen to a special two-hour broadcast of "Baltimore in Action: Always Rising," a keynote panel discussion held at UMBC and hosted by The Women's Center and Student Life's Mosaic Center, as part of Critical Social Justice: Baltimore 365.
October 13, 2015

Dr. Pedro A. Noguera On Charter Schools & Public Education Nationally

October 13, 2015 - Segment 1 - Marc speaks with Dr. Pedro A. Noguera, Distinguished Professor of Education at UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies on the issue of charter schools.
October 12, 2015

Parenting In The 21st Century: From School Violence to Stereotyping

October 8, 2015 - Segment 1 - Dr. Karsonya Whitehead, Affiliate Assistant Professor of African - American Studies at Loyola University Maryland and author of "My Black Sons: Raising Boys in a Post-Racial America" holds a parent round table with David Miller, writer and creator of "Dare To Be King" and teacher and dad, Isaiah Buchanan, on recent events in our schools.
September 29, 2015

Charter Schools in Baltimore

September 29, 2015 - Segment 1 - We discuss a recent lawsuit filed by Baltimore city charter schools against Baltimore City Public Schools, alleging that the district's new funding formula for charters violates state law and leaves the schools struggling for money to fund books and supplies.
September 28, 2015

The Hip Hop Chronicles Presents: The People’s Climate Music “Act on Climate” Tour

September 25, 2015 - Segment 4 - The award-winning Hip Hop Chronicles takes over the Marc Steiner Show. We broadcast a panel discussion presented by the Hip Hop Chronicles: the People's Climate Music "Act on Climate" National Bus Tour Event at WEAA.