International Politics

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

July 8, 2016

International Roundtable: A Week of Attacks

July 6, 2016 - Segment 1 - We have an International News Roundtable on the attacks over the past week in Iraq, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, and Bangladesh.
July 6, 2016

Navasha Daya & Fanon Hill: Lom Nava Love

July 4, 2016 - Segment 2 - For the second segment we have a rebroadcast of my interview with Navasha Daya and Fanon Hill about their album "Lom Nava Love (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)" and about the documentary debuting this month.
July 5, 2016

IPS’s John Feffer On Brexit

July 1, 2016 - Segment 3 - We turn to the international arena with a new commentary on Brexit. With: John Feffer, Director of Foreign Policy in Focus and Epicenter at the Institute for Policy Studies and Editor of LobeLog.
June 28, 2016

Analyzing Brexit, Great Britain’s Vote Last Week To Leave The EU

June 27, 2016 - Segment 2 - Our guests reflect upon and analyze Brexit, Great Britain's vote last week to leave the European Union. With: Maria Margaronis, Steve Isberg, and Neil Davidson.
June 24, 2016

Ellen Siegel: Picture Kindness, On Behalf Of Refugees In Lebanon

June 24, 2016 - Segment 4 - We close the show with Ellen Siegel, who remembers the 1982 Sabra and Shatila Massacre. Siegel first visited Israel, the West Bank, Gaza and Lebanon in 1972. Since that time she has been an active member and supporter of the Jewish and Israeli peace movements.
May 24, 2016

Brazil In Conflict: Government Climate & Coup Politics

May 23, 2016 - Segment 2 - We host a discussion and update on the political turmoil in Brazil. With: Maria Luisa Mendonça and Alexander Main.
May 19, 2016

A Visit From Kareem Samara, British Palestinian Musician

May 17, 2016 - Segment 4 - We turn to the Arts as we close the show with an interview with Kareem Samara. Samara is a British Palestinian musician and a founding member of Artists For Palestine UK and London Palestine Action.
May 19, 2016

President Obama’s Foreign Policy Legacy As The Longest War-Time President In US History

May 17, 2016 - Segment 2 - We discuss President Obama's foreign policy legacy. This month he became the longest war-time President in U.S. history.
April 22, 2016

Israeli Refuseniks On Their Refusal To Serve In The IDF

April 19, 2016 - Segment 5 - We are joined by two Israeli Refuseniks, Yasmin Yablonko and Khaled Farrag.
April 7, 2016

Panama Papers and Global Capitalism

April 5, 2016 - Segment 3 - We discuss a leak of over 11 million documents known as the Panama Papers, which reveal a global network of offshore companies helping the wealthy hide their assets.
March 30, 2016

What Should US Foreign Policy Be Regarding ISIS

March 29, 2016 - Segment 1 - We host a discussion and debate on U.S. foreign policy regarding ISIS. With: James Phillips, Peter Certo, Malcolm Nance, Brian Bennet, Malcolm Nance.
March 24, 2016

Update On The Syrian Refugee Crisis

March 23, 2016 - Segment 3 - We check in with the Syrian refugee crisis, with: Ryan Harvey and Bill O'Keefe.
March 24, 2016

The Significance Of President Obama’s Historic Visit To Cuba

March 23, 2016 - Segment 2 - We turn to President Obama's historic visit to Cuba. With: James Early and Dr. William LeoGrande.
March 8, 2016

The Assassination of Berta Cáceres

March 8, 2016 - Segment 1 - We discuss the murder of Honduran environmental activist Berta Cáceres with Beverly Bell, coordinator of the economic and social justice collaborative Other Worlds.
February 17, 2016

One Child: Discussion With Author Mei Fong

February 17, 2016 - Segment 2 - We host a conversation with Pultizer Prize-winning writer Mei Fong about her new book One Child: The Story of China's Most Radical Experiment.
January 24, 2016

From The Archives: Fighting For LGBT Rights In Uganda

January 22, 2016 - Segment 4 - We bring you another archive edition of the Steiner Show from 2012 featuring the Reverend Mark Kiyimba, Founder of the Unitarian Universalist Church in Uganda, who joined me in-studio to talk about his struggle for LGBT rights in his country.
January 24, 2016

From The Archives: Jeffrey Sachs On ‘The Price Of Civilization’

January 22, 2016 - Segment 3 - In a special 2012 archive edition of The Marc Steiner Show, Marc talks with economist Jeffrey Sachs about his book The Price of Civilization: Reawakening American Virtue and Prosperity.
January 24, 2016

Dispatches From Africa & The Diaspora: The Oromo Protest Movement

January 22, 2016 - Segment 2 - We turn to Dispatches from Africa and the Diaspora, a regular series that we have started here on The Marc Steiner Show. This morning, we highlight the Oromo protests taking place in Ethiopia.
January 22, 2016

Neil Hertz: Pastoral in Palestine

January 20, 2016 - Segment 5 - In a special archive edition of the Steiner Show, we hear Neil Hertz discuss his book Pastoral in Palestine, which offers a personal view of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
December 9, 2015

US Allies Saudi Arabia & Turkey’s Role in the Islamic State

December 8, 2015 - Segment 3 - We look at US allies Saudi Arabia and Turkey, and their roles in Islamic State we are joined by Loretta Napoleoni, author of Islamist Phoenix: Islamic State and the Redrawing of the Middle East.
December 7, 2015

Updates From The United Nations Climate Change Summit

December 2, 2015 - Segment 1 - Janet Redman discusses the proposals being put forward to address climate change at the Paris Climate Change Summit, what the political challenges are, and how this summit compares to past summits, and as well as examining the science of climate change.
December 7, 2015

Environment & Sustainability: Paris Climate Change Summit Updates

December 1, 2015 - Segment 1 - We discuss updates from the 2015 United Nations Paris Climate Change Summit. My guest is Amy Goodman, co-host of Democracy Now!, who is currently in Paris covering the Summit.
November 25, 2015

Maryland & The Syrian Refugee Crisis

November 23, 2015 - Segment 1 - We take a look at the Syrian refugee crisis and Maryland's role in taking in refugees with Sirine Shebaya, Zainab Chaudry, and James Paul.
November 18, 2015

Rojava, Kurdish Resistance and ISIS

November 17, 2015 - Segment 2 - We now turn to the international scene and talk with Kurdish and Turkish activists about the uniqueness of the Rojava political movement and the Kurdish war with ISIS.
November 16, 2015

Paris Attacks & A Strategy Against ISIS

November 16, 2015 - Segment 3 - Our panel examines and analyzes the horrific terrorist attacks in Paris and why the world seems to be at a loss for any sense of strategy about how to deal with ISIS.
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

The Fight With ISIS & The Crisis Of The Middle East

November 9, 2015 - Segment 2 - We discuss the international scene, as we examine and analyze ISIS and the crisis in the Middle East.
November 5, 2015

The Killing Of Anwar Al-Awlaki & The Rise Of The Drone

November 4, 2015 - Segment 2 - We talk with Scott Shane, national security reporter for the New York Times and author of Objective Troy: A Terrorist, A President, and the Rise of the Drone, about the killing of Anwar Al-Awlaki and President Obama's use of drones.
October 13, 2015

Escalating Violence in Israel & Palestine: Is A Two-State Solution Possible?

October 12, 2015 - Segment 1 - We have a roundtable discussion on the escalating violence in Israel/Palestine.
October 7, 2015

Passage Of The Trans-Pacific Partnership

October 7, 2015 - Segment 1 - We take a look at the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trade agreement that covers 40% of the world's economy.
October 6, 2015

International News Roundup: The Islamic State In Depth

October 6, 2015 - Segment 2 - Our panel offers an in-depth perspective and analysis of ISIS. With: Institute for Policy Studies' Dr. Adil Shamoo and counter-terrorism expert Loretta Napoleoni.
September 30, 2015

International News Roundtable: Addressing ISIS & Civil Wars In Syria

September 30, 2015 - Segment 3 - We host an International News Roundtable. Our panel of guests will examine the new dynamic in the Middle East and how to address the questions of ISIS and the civil wars in Syria
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.
September 28, 2015

From The Archives: Immigrants, Refugees & Asylum Seekers Share Art and Recipes In ‘Kitchen Stories’

September 24, 2015 - Segment 2 - We're joined by Baltimore artist Julie Lin, who tells us about her project, "Kitchen Stories," which has brought together groups of immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers, to create art, share recipes, and cook.
September 28, 2015

Sir Hilary Beckles, CARICOM Reparations Chairman, On Slavery & Britain’s Black Debt

September 24, 2015 - Segment 1 - We start with a conversation about slavery, reparations, and the Caribbean with Sir Hilary Beckles, Vice-Chancellor of the University of the West Indies.
September 23, 2015

Islamophobia in Our Society

September 22. 2015 - Segment 2 - We unpack Islamophobia in light of 14-year-old Muslim student, Ahmed Mohamed, being arrested by police at his school after school officials thought the clock he made was a bomb, and presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson's remarks that Muslims aren't fit to serve as President of the United States.
September 18, 2015

The Significance Of Pope Francis’ Visit To The United States

September 17, 2015 - Segment 1 - We begin the show with a panel of guests who will discuss the upcoming visit of Pope Francis to the East Coast with Ralph Moore, E. Ethelbert Miller, and Patricia Shannon Jones.
September 16, 2015

International News Roundup: Baltimore’s Role in Syrian Refugee Crisis and Britain’s New Leader of Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn

September 15, 2015 - Segment 1 - We look at the role Baltimore will play in the Syrian refugee crisis and the newly elected leader of the Labour Party.
September 9, 2015

The Syrian Refugee Crisis

September 9, 2015 - Segment 1 - We host a discussion and analysis of the Syrian refugee crisis.
August 31, 2015

National News Roundtable: Police Deputy Shot In Texas, 2016 Presidential Election & Iran

August 31, 2015 - Hour 1 - We begin the week with a National News Roundtable. Our panel of guests discuss a range of national topics including the 2016 Presidential Election.
August 18, 2015

International Roundtable: Iran, Turkey & The Middle East

August 18, 2015 - Segment 1 - We begin our show with an International Roundtable on the Middle East, focusing on Iran and Turkey.
August 11, 2015

Nobel Peace Prize Winner Dr. Wangari Maathai on The Challenge for Africa

August 11, 2015 - Segment 2 - Marc talks with Dr. Wangari Maathai, Nobel Peace Prize winner and author of "The Challenge for Africa" to examine the biggest obstacles the continent faces and how to overcome them.
August 9, 2015

Guests of the Ayatollah: The First Battle in America’s War with Militant Islam

August 4, 2015 - Segment 3 - We hear a special archive edition of the show, as Marc talks with Mark Bowden, author of many books including Black Hawk Down, about his 2006 work Guests of the Ayatollah: The First Battle in America's War with Militant Islam.
July 22, 2015

Middle East Roundtable: Iran, Israel, ISIS and More

July 20, 2015 - Segment 3 - We hold a middle east roundtable and focus on Iran, Israel and ISIS.
July 17, 2015

The Significance Of The Iran Nuclear Deal

July 15, 2015 - Segment 4 - Phyllis Bennis, Director of the New Internationalism Project at the Institute for Policy Studies, offers a commentary on the Iran nuclear deal.
July 17, 2015

Understanding The Crisis In Greece

July 15, 2015 - Segment 3 - We look at the latest developments in Greece, with Kostis Papadantonakis, a native of Greece who has spent most of his adult life in Baltimore as a college professor and activist.
July 9, 2015

Greek Referendum: A Vote Against Austerity

July 6, 2015 - Segment 3 - We look at the Greek referendum rejecting the Troika's bailout with A. Dimitri Lascaris.
July 7, 2015

Sound Bites: Fight For Food Sovereignty In Baltimore’s Sandtown-Winchester Neighborhood | What Fast Track Will Mean For Food & The Environment

July 2, 2015 - Segment 4 - On the newest episode of our series on our food and our world, we bring you the second part of our Good Food Gathering, titled Sandtown: Building a Model for Food and Jobs. Then, we talk about what the passing of Fast Track trade authority will mean for our food and the environment.
July 5, 2015

Making Sense Of The Economy: Greece & The Trans-Pacific Partnership

July 1, 2015 - Segment 3 - We host an Economic Roundtable on issues including Greece and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) with Kostis Papadantonakis, Aris Melissaratos and Imara Jones.
June 29, 2015

The Plight Of Palestinian Refugees In Syria & The World

June 29, 2015 - Segment 4 - We discuss the plight of Palestinian refugees in Syria and worldwide with Abby Smardon, Executive Director of UNRWA (United Nations Relief and Works Agency) USA.