Health & Wellness

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

March 22, 2017

14th Anniversary of the Iraq War

March 21, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a panel that reflected upon the fact that this week marks the 14th anniversary of the Iraq War. With: Dr. Thabit Abdullah, Dr. Adil Shamoo, and Dr. Steven David.
March 20, 2017

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 17, 2017

Tengella’s Take: Transgender People & African American’s

March 17, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted the newest edition of our weekly segment, Tengella's Take with Center for Emerging Media Satirical Commentator Koli Tengella.
March 17, 2017

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 15, 2017

Health Care In Maryland: The ACA

March 15, 2017 - Segment 3 - We had a conversation about heath care in Maryland, reflecting on how the Affordable Care Act might affect the state, as well as a series of bills before the state legislature.
March 15, 2017

Baltimore’s Polytechnic Institutes Boys Basketball Team: Victory

March 15, 2017 - Segment 1 - Baltimore's own Polytechnic Institute's boys basketball team won the Class 3A state championship. We hosted a special feature on the victorious Poly team, in conjunction with the Baltimore City Paper. With: Sam Brand, and Anthony Fitzgerald.
March 13, 2017

Affordable Care Act: Implementation & Repeal

March 13, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a debate on the effectiveness of the Affordable Care Act, the Republicans' plan to repeal and replace it, and the possibility of a single payer plan. With: Rachel Bovard, Dr. Jonathan Weiner, and Dr. James Burdick.
March 1, 2017

City Paper This Week: Eats Issue

March 1, 2017 - Segment 3 - We hosted our regular feature City Paper This Week. Steiner Show Producer Imani Spence interviewed Baltimore City Paper Interim Editor in Chief Brandon Soderberg about this week's Eats Issue!
February 27, 2017

Maryland General Assembly: Delegate Roundtable

February 27, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a conversation with several of our Maryland State Delegates, who talked about legislation they have introduced before the Maryland General Assembly. With: Del. Cory V. McCray, Del. Ana Sol Gutierrez, Del. Cheryl D. Glenn, and Del. Antonio L. Hayes.
February 17, 2017

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 15, 2017

Baltimore Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion Program: Implementation and Benefits

February 15, 2017 - Segment 2 - With our panel of guests we discussesed Baltimore's Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) program, created to divert low-level drug offenders away from arrest, to treatment and other support services.
February 10, 2017

Tengella’s Take: Systematic Racism Is A Mental Illness

February 10, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted our newest edition of our weekly segment Tengella's Take, with Center for Emerging Media Satirical Commentator Koli Tengella.
February 8, 2017

City Paper This Week: The Sex Issue

February 8, 2017 - Segment 5 - We hosted our regular feature City Paper This Week! Steiner Show Senior Producer Mark Gunnery talks with City Paper's Interim Editor in Chief Brandon Soderberg about City Paper's Sex Issue!
February 3, 2017

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 30, 2017

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz: Vision for the Country

January 30, 2017 - Segment 2 - Marc hosted a conversation with Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz in-studio about what his vision for the County is.
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

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 23, 2017

Health and Fitness

January 19, 2017 - Segment 1 - We begin our show with our monthly segment on Health and Fitness. We talk specifically about exercising as you grow older.
January 18, 2017

Sports Roundtable: NFL Playoffs and Gervonta “Tank” Davis

January 18, 2017 - Segment 2 - We host a roundtable discussion on the NFL Playoffs, the NBA Season Halfway Point, and Baltimore boxing champion Gervonta Davis. With: Andre Melton, Ali Danois, and Milton Kent.
January 17, 2017

China Martens: The Future Generation

January 17, 2017 - Segment 2 - Baltimore writer and zinestress extraordinaire China Martens joins us to talk about the re-release of her popular book, published by Atomic Books in 2007
January 14, 2017

Baynard Woods’ Vasectomy

January 13, 2017 - Segment 5 - Baynard Woods, writer for The Guardian and Editor-At-Large for City Paper, joins us to talk about his experience getting a vasectomy
January 10, 2017

Affordable Care Act

January 10, 2017 - Segment 3 - We talk about the Affordable Care Act. Will it be completely overturned? Do the Republicans have a plan?
January 9, 2017

Chicago Assault: Violence, Empathy, & Social Media

January 9, 2017 - Segment 3 - In response to the filmed attack of a young mentally disabled man by 4 youth in Chicago, we host a roundtable discussion on young people, violence, empathy and social media. With: Dr. Kimberly Moffitt, Dr. Natasha Pratt-Harris, D Watkins, and Koli Tengella.
January 4, 2017

Homicide Victims in Baltimore: 2016 And Beyond

January 4, 2017 - Segment 3 - We host a discussion on the 319 homicide victims in Baltimore in 2016 and discuss practical things that will make positive impacts on curbing this issue. With: David Miller, Dr. Daniel W. Webster, Corneilius Wiley Scott III.
December 21, 2016

Homeless Remembrance Day

December 21, 2016 - Segment 4 - Every year on the Winter Solstice - which this year is Wednesday December 21 - we honor those who died while homeless in our city as part of Homeless Persons' Memorial Day.
December 21, 2016

Chauncey Whitehead

December 21, 2016 - Segment 2 - Stay tuned for our monthly segment on Health and Fitness with fitness trainer and activist Chauncey Whitehead
December 15, 2016

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 13, 2016

Violence In Baltimore: Socio-Economic Perspective

December 13, 2016 - Segment 2 - We host a panel discussion about violence in Baltimore examining the issue through development, employment, and public safety policies, and how the history of economic and racial segregation in this city informs the conversation. With: David Miller, Marshall "Eddie" Conway, the Rev. Dr. Heber Brown, and Sharayna A. Christmas.
December 9, 2016

OSI-Baltimore: Bringing Elected Officials and Residents Together

December 9, 2016 - Segment 2 - We have a preview for you of an important event happening this Saturday, December 10th, the OSI (Open Society Institute-Baltimore) Solutions Summit. With: Tara Huffman, and Diana Morris. The OSI Solutions Summit is a free (registration required), full-day event, open to the community, which will bring together community leaders, elected officials, issue-area experts, on-the-ground activists, and concerned residents in order to come up with practical solutions to some of Baltimore's most intractable issues.
December 8, 2016

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

Interview With Krista Tippett: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living

December 8, 2016 - Segment 1 - We host a conversation that I had with Peabody Award-winning journalist, author and entrepreneur Krista Tippett a couple weeks ago at the Aspen Institute in Easton, Maryland. Tippett created and hosts the highly acclaimed public radio show and podcast On Being. She was awarded the 2013 National Humanities Medal by President Barack Obama. I spoke with her about her new book Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living.
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.
November 14, 2016

Meet the Challenge in Madagascar

November 11, 2016 - Segment 3 - We focus on a special event happening this weekend, Pivot Presents: Meet the Challenge in Madagascar.
November 8, 2016

Chauncey Whitehead and Miss Ernestine Shephard

November 8, 2016 - Segment 1 - Our monthly update from Chauncey Whitehead and Ernestine Shepherd about their walk in Druid Hill Park. This month they're joined by Dr. Shana Ntiri.
November 3, 2016

Sound Bites: Election Coverage

November 3, 2016 - Segment 2 - As we approach Election Day, our panel of guests will examine how the results of national, state, and local elections could affect the environment, agriculture, and food policy.
November 3, 2016

Baltimore City Health Commissioner: Leana Wen

November 3, 2016 - Segment 1 - Baltimore City Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen joins us in-studio to talk about public health in Baltimore specifically addiction, infant mortality and the future of health in Baltimore.
November 2, 2016

City Paper This Week

November 2, 2016 - Segment 3 - Take a listen in to our regular series City Paper This Week. With Lisa Snowden-McCray, writer and Associate Editor for City Paper.
October 28, 2016

Biking in Baltimore

October 27, 2016 - Segment 1 - We begin the show with a look at Bicycling in Baltimore, specifically the new bike lanes and the newly-launched Bikeshare.
October 14, 2016

Town Hall Panel: Racial Justice in Urban Education

October 12, 2016 - Segment 4 - Listen in to an important and compelling panel discussion I moderated last week called "Racial Justice in Urban Education: Celebrating 5 Years of Transformational Practice in Urban Schools."The panel featured: Karen Webber, Taylor Branch; and Dr. Edward Fergus.
October 7, 2016

Chauncey Whitehead and Ernestine Shepherd

October 7, 2016 - Segment 2 - We check in with fitness trainer and activist Chauncey Whiteheadand Ernestine Shepherd, the world's oldest competitive female bodybuilder, for our monthly Health & Fitness segment.
October 7, 2016

Sound Bites: MD Solar Congress / End-Dependence Day

October 6, 2016 - Segment 2 - We have two event previews on this week's Sound Bites. One is for the MD Solar Congress in Annapolis, another is the End-Dependence Day at #WorldFoodDay2016 at Pleasant Hope Baptist Church in Baltimore.
September 29, 2016

Sound Bites: Changes to Perdue’s Chicken Treatment Policies | Fracking & Radioactive Waste | Food Justice in Baltimore

September 29, 2016 - Segment 2 For Sound Bits we focus on Perdue's new humane practices, the radioactive waste from fracking and a special piece about a food justice event at Lexington Market.
September 27, 2016

Mindfulness and Education

September 27, 2016 - Our panel looks at Robert W. Coleman Elementary School, a Baltimore school that has replaced detention with meditation, and reflects upon the larger issue of mindfulness and education.
September 8, 2016

Sound Bites: Sperm Whales / Urban Farming

September 8, 2016 - Segment 3 - Listen in to a fascinating discussion on the language of Sperm Whales and a visit to the urban garden at Frederick Douglass High School in Baltimore.
September 8, 2016

Violence in Baltimore

September 8, 2016 - Segment 1 - We begin the show with a discussion on Violence in Baltimore, what can we do about it and what is already being done.
September 7, 2016

War on Drugs

September 6, 2016 - Segment 3 - A special repeat broadcast of our show earlier this year on the War on Drugs with Dan Baum, writer of "Legalize It All" and Neill Franklin form BPD and Maryland state officer.
September 7, 2016

Associated Black Charities Event

September 7, 2016 - Segment 2 - We discuss an important upcoming event: Associated Black Charities'Women on the Move 2016.
September 2, 2016

Viewing Videos of Black Suffering: Collective & Individual Trauma

September 2, 2016 - Segment 4 - We explore how the ever-present videos of Black people being killed affects our collective and individual psyches. With: Sheila Gaskins,performance artist, poet, stand up comic, and Director of Theater Action Group; and Kalima Young, instructor at Towson University and University of Maryland College Park.
September 1, 2016

Zika Virus: What’s Next and How to Stop It

August 31, 2016 - Segment 3 - We have a look at the Zika Virus, what it means for Maryland and what the future holds for the virus itself.
August 11, 2016

Sound Bites: Vegan SoulFest / Clean Energy Jobs Act

August 11, 2016 - Segment 2 - We have a Sound Bites that features organizers from the Vegan Soulfest as well as a discussion on Governor Hogan's veto of the Clean Energy Jobs Act.