Environment

October 5, 2017
Jean Albert Renaud

Native American Music Awards: Local Baltimore “JAR” Nomination

October 5, 2017 - Native American Music Awards: Baltimore Nomination - The 17th Annual Native American Music Awards -- Nammy's -- are coming, and for the first time a Baltimore recording artist has been nominated. Jean Albert Renaud, or "JAR" as he is now known, is nominated as Best New Artist of the Year and his song "I Ride Horses" is nominated as  Best Country Song of the year.
August 10, 2017

Democracy in Crises: The Fire and The Fury

August 10, 2017 - Democracy In Crises - We hosted the newest edition of Democracy in Crisis! I talked with co-host Baynard Woods about the the now present specter of nuclear war and Trumps latest comments on the situation with North Korea. Democracy in Crisis is produced by Calvin Perry. 
July 20, 2017
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Black Owned Restaurants in Baltimore

July 20, 2017 - Segment 2 - We took a look at Black-owned restaurants in Baltimore. With: Heru Meritef of the GruB Factory; Aisha Pew of Dovecote Café; and Greg Brown of Land of Kush. 
July 13, 2017
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Dr. Lawrence Brown: BRACE & The Racial Dynamics of Development

Jult 13, 2017 - Segment 1 - I had a fascinating conversation with Dr. Lawrence Brown, Professor of Public Health at Morgan State University and founder of BRACE: The Baltimore Redevelopment Action Coalition for Empowerment, about his scholarship on housing, lead poisoning and the racial dynamics of development. 
July 5, 2017

Space Chronicles: Conversations with Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson

January 29, 2017 - Segment 3 - We hosted my 2012 interview with astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, about his fascinating book Space Chronicles: Facing the Ultimate Frontier.
June 27, 2017
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Janet Sarbanes: The Protester has Been Released

June 27, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a conversation with author Janet Sarbanes on her new book of short stories The Protester has Been Released. Populated by wise animals and hapless humans, The Protester Has Been Released evokes an end-of-the-world feeling that is equal parts dread and hilarity.
June 15, 2017
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Sound Bites: Sandtown–Building a Model for Food and Jobs

June 15, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosed a special archive edition of Sound Bites, our series on our food and our world. We traveled to the Sandtown Winchester neighborhood of Baltimore for a town hall meeting on food sovereignty, held in partnership with Johns Hopkins' Baltimore Food and Faith Project,
June 8, 2017
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Mustafa Ali and Mitch Jones on Paris Climate Accord

June 8, 2017 - Segment 3 - In light of Donald Trump's withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord and the strong response both nationally and internationally, we hold a special conversation about what these developments mean for the future of the movement
June 6, 2017
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Wild Mustangs in America: The End of Federal Protection

June 6, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a conversation turns on the wild Mustang horse in the United States. We listened in to our 2011 interview with Jean Albert Renaud, who runs a program that brings together two of what he calls our endangered national treasures: Mustangs and at-risk youth.
May 31, 2017
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Howard Zinn: The Outsider in American Politics

May 31, 2017 - Segment 2 - We reached back into our archives for a 2004 archive edition of the Steiner Show with another one of my personal heroes: historian, playwright, and activist Howard Zinn. We discussed The Outsider in American Politics as well as his text A People's History of the United States.
May 22, 2017
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National News Roundtable: Trump and Suadi Arabia

May 22, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a National News Roundtable, and discussed Donald Trump's trip to Saudi Arabia and much more. With: Dana Peterson Moore, Bill Fletcher Jr., and Dr. Ray Winbush.
May 18, 2017

ARCHIVE: Food Sovereignty and the Uprising

May 18, 2017 - Segment 3 - We broadcast a special 2015 episode of our series about our food and our world, Sound Bites: The Baltimore Uprising and Food Sovereignty
April 28, 2017
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Tengella’s Take: Global Warming

April 28, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted the newest edition of our weekly segment Tengella's Take, with Center for Emerging Media Satirical Commentator Koli Tengella.
April 26, 2017
New Economy Week People's Climate Agenda

Temperature Rising: Climate March Awareness

April 25, 2017 - Segment 3 - We hosted a preview of a special event taking place Wednesday night at the Motor House: Temperature Rising, a Climate March Awareness Showcase! We heard from artists commissioned by MICA to produce works that would engage participation in the upcoming People's Climate March, with support from the Town Creek Foundation.
April 24, 2017
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National News Roundtable: The French Election, and Establishment Politics

April 24, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a National News Roundtable where we discussed the French Election, Establishment Politics in America, and methods of progress for the future. With: Dr. Baruti Kopano, and Dr. Jared Ball.
April 21, 2017
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Soundbites: The People’s Climate March

April 20, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted the newest episode of Sound Bites, our series about our food and our world. We listened in to a panel that took place Wednesday, April 19, at 2640 Space in Baltimore, "Fired Up & Ready To Go," leading up to the People's Climate March on April 29th in Washington, D.C.
April 17, 2017
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National News Roundtable: North Korea, Syria, and the Trump Administration

April 17, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a National News Roundtable where we discussed the issues surrounding Syria and North Korea, as well as numerous other issues.
April 14, 2017
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Soundbites: The Peoples Climate March & Renewable Energy In Maryland

April 13, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted the newest edition of our series on our food and our world, Sound Bites. We continued our countdown to the Peoples Climate March, taking place in DC on April 29. We talked about what renewable energy means for the country under Trump as well as for Maryland, specifically.
April 10, 2017
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Sound Bites: Climate Change and The Future

April 6, 2017 - Segment 3 - We hosted the latest edition of Sound Bites, our series on our food and our world. We examined the historical context of the climate change debate, and then hosted a diverse panel of guests who considered the reality of climate change and how to effectively talk about it.
March 31, 2017
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Soundbites: the Chesapeake Bay, Sustainable Food, & Fracking

March 30, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted the newest episode of our series about our food and our world, Sound Bites. We began with Chesapeake Bay Foundation President William C. Baker. Then, Bruce Friedrich, Executive Director of The Good Food Institute joined us, and finally Steiner Show Senior Producer Mark Gunnery talked with Mitch Jones.
March 31, 2017
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National News Roundtable: EPA, Trump, and Bill O’Reilly

March 30, 2017 - Segment 1 - Dr. Kaye moderated a National News Roundtable, topics including the EPA and Donald Trump, and Bill O'Reilly's comments (and the response) about Congresswoman Maxine Waters. With: Charles Robinson, and Eugene Craig III.
March 27, 2017
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National News Roundtable: Trump-Care & Internet Privacy

March 27, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a National News roundtable, discussing topics such as the defeat of the Republican healthcare to internet privacy. With: Dr. Karsonya "Kaye" Wise Whitehead, and Carla Wills.
March 24, 2017
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Money Power Day: Financial Fitness for Baltimore Families

March 24, 2017 - Segment 6 - We hosted a conversation on the annual Money Power Day, happening Saturday April 1 from 9am to 3pm at Poly-Western High School. With: Sara Johnson, and Dorothea Stierhoff.
March 23, 2017

Sound Bites: Mustafa Ali

March 23, 2017 - Segment 2 - Listen in to a brand new episode of Sound Bites, our series about our food and our world, when we talk with Mustafa Ali, speaker, trainer and facilitator on social justice and environmental justice issues
March 20, 2017
Pugh State of the City (Credit: Baltimore Brew - Photographer Fern Shen)

Local News Roundtable: State Of The City

March 20, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a Local News Roundtable, where our panel of guests reflected upon the "State of the City" address that Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh delivered last Thursday, March 16. With: Denzel Mitchell, Melody Simmons, Michael Scott, and Dr. Kimberly Moffitt.
March 20, 2017
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National News Roundtable: Russia Interference & The Supreme Court

March 20, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a National News Roundtable, discussing topics related to the controversy around Russia and the upcoming hearings for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. With: Mark Trahant, Dr. Richard Vatz, and Dr. Kimberly Moffitt.
March 17, 2017
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Democracy in Crisis: Steve Bannon and The “Deconstruction of The Administrative State”

March 17, 2017 - Segment 4 - We hosted the newest episode of Democracy in Crisis, a weekly podcast hosted by Baynard Woods and yours truly and produced by Mark Gunnery for The Center for Emerging Media. Baynard and I discussed what Steve Bannon means by the "deconstruction of the administrative state."
March 17, 2017
Chicken Box (Credit: Baltimore Sun)

SoundBites: The Future of Environmental Activism, and the Chicken Box

March 16, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted our newest episode of Sound Bites, our series on our food and our world. we examined what environmental protection and activism will look like under the Trump administration. We also took a special look at a Baltimore staple - the Chicken Box!
March 9, 2017
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Sound Bites: EPA Under Trump and Fracking in Maryland

March 9, 2017 - Segment 3 - Then, it's the newest episode of our series on our food and our world, Sound Bites. We begin the hour with a look at the EPA under the Trump administration.
March 3, 2017
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Democracy In Crises: CPAC and Shane Bauer

March 3, 2017 - Segment 2 - We host the newest episode of Democracy in Crisis, a weekly podcast hosted by Baynard Woods and yours truly and produced by Mark Gunnery for The Center for Emerging Media. We talk with Mother Jones senior reporter Shane Bauer CPAC.
March 3, 2017
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Tengella’s Take: Global Warming

March 3, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted our weekly feature Tengella's Take with Koli Tengella. Koli is President of Tengella Edutainment, an instructor and creator of the Positive Social Change Performing Arts Program at Augusta Fells Savage Institute of Visual Arts High School, and he was a 2010 Open Society Institute Fellow.
March 1, 2017
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Roundtable Conversation: Trump’s Speech Before Congress

March 1, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a panel discussion on Donald Trump's speech before the joint session of Congress, that took place on February 28, 2017. With: Dr. Desiree Melton, and Bill Fletcher, Jr.
February 23, 2017

Sound Bites: Climate Change and Oyster Restoration

February 23, 2017 - Segment 2 - We bring the newest edition of our series on our food and our world, Sound Bites where we talk about climate change and oyster restoration.
February 17, 2017
Immigration Food Prep (Credit: New York Times)

Soundbites: Environmental Bills, Fermentation, & Immigration

February 16, 2017 - Segment 3 - We hosted our newest episode of Sound Bites, our series on our food and our world. We began the segment with a couple environmental bills currently before the Maryland Legislature, then discussing fermentation and Immigration and the Food Industry.
February 9, 2017
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Sound Bites: Maryland Bills on Hunger & Pollution | Afro-Veganism

February 9, 2017 - Segment 3 - In our latest edition of Sound Bites, we begin the hour with important bills introduced in the Maryland General Assembly, then continue with a conversation on Afro-veganism and discuss some upcoming vegan events.
February 3, 2017
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SoundBites: The Common Market & Black Farmers

February 2, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted our newest episode of our series on our food and our world, Sound Bites. We began with a recent report from The Common Market, and then hosted a Black Farmers Roundtable.
January 27, 2017

SoundBites: Future Harvest & Trump’s EPA

January 26, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted our newest episode of Sound Bites, our series about our food and our world. We began the episode with a panel Marc moderated entitled "Cultivate the Chesapeake Foodshed." and then hosted a conversation about Trump's pick to run the EPA, Scott Pruit.
January 24, 2017

Jenni Monet: Still Here

January 20, 2017 - Segment 2 - Listen in to a preview of journalist Jenni Monet's podcast Still Here, which focuses on the stories of indigenous people in America.
January 24, 2017

Sound Bites: Future Harvest Cultivate the Chesapeake Foodshed

January 19, 2017 - Segment 3 - The panel was called "Policy Scoper: What's happening in your state capital?" We discussed what food and agriculture policies are most important to the states of Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware and the District of Columbia
January 12, 2017
Sound Bites documentary recording at the Baltimore Free Farm

Sound Bites: Farming in Baltimore / Agribusiness

January 12, 2017 - Segment 3 - We will be talking food and farming projects in Baltimore and have a discussion on Agribusiness and research.
January 11, 2017
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Annapolis Summit: House Speaker Michael E. Busch and Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr.

January 11, 2017 - Segment 2 - Today is the opening day of the 2017 Maryland General Assembly, and our 14th annual Annapolis Summit. Marc speaks with House Speaker Michael E. Busch, who along with Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr.. We also hear questions from the audience.
January 5, 2017

Sound Bites: Future Harvest Conference / Governor Hogan Environmental Plan

January 5, 2017 - Segment 2 - We begin with a preview of an upcoming event: Future Harvest CASA's 18th Annual Conference, Cultivate the Chesapeake Foodshed. Then, a look at Governor Larry Hogan's 2017 Environmental Legislative Agenda.
January 2, 2017

Sound Bites: Chesapeake Bay Runoff and Waterwomen of the Chesapeake Bay

December 29, 2016 - Segment 2 - In our latest episode of Sound Bites, we discuss the December 2018 Federal government deadline for reducing runoff in the Chesapeake Bay, and steps that are being taken to meet it. We also host a feature on Waterwomen of the Chesapeake Bay
December 22, 2016
Pig Farm (Credit: Mother Jones article by Tom Philpott)

SoundBites: Biggest Food & Agricultural Stories, Statewide Food Charter

December 22, 2016 - Segment 3 - We host our newest edition of Sound Bites, where we reflect upon some of the biggest food and agriculture stories of 2016 with Tom Philpott. We then take a close look at the initiative in Maryland to begin a statewide Food Charter with our guests Christine Bergmark and Denzel Mitchell.
December 15, 2016
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SoundBites: Environmental Justice & Fracking

December 15, 2016 - Segment 2 - We host for you the newest episode of our series on our food and our world, Sound Bites. Our guests will discuss The Future of the Environmental Justice Movement Under the Trump Administration as well as a report on how fracking produces tons of radioactive waste.
December 8, 2016
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Sound Bites: Renewable Energy in Maryland & the Trump Presidency

December 8, 2016 - Segment 2 - We have for you our newest episode of our series on our food and our world, Sound Bites. This week we will be talking about what renewable energy means for the country under Donald Trump as well as for Maryland specifically. Can Maryland become a hub for renewable energy and can the nation continue to progress towards renewable energy after Trump takes office?
December 8, 2016

What’s next for Standing Rock?

December 7, 2016 - Segment 2 - In light of the easement from the Army Corps of Engineers we ask our guests what's next? How do the Standing Rock Sioux people keep fighting?
December 5, 2016
Dakota Access Pipeline (Credit: EcoWatch)

Standing Rock Update: Baltimore Stands with Standing Rock

December 2, 2016 - Segment 3 - Listen in to an update on Standing Rock where we talk about how Baltimore has been standing in solidarity and the concern with other pipelines across the country.
December 5, 2016

Sound Bites: Fracking / John Ikerd

December 1, 2016 - Segment 3 - Sound Bites focuses on fracking in Maryland and we bring you a powerful speech from Dr. John Ikerd on the dangers of CAFOs.
December 5, 2016

Standing Rock Update: Jenni Monet

December 1, 2016 - Segment 2 We are continuing our coverage of the Standing Rock direct action. I talk with Jenni Monet, freelance journalist who writes about Indigenous People around the world.