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

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.
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 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 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.
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.
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

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 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.
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.