Local & State Politics

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

June 14, 2017

The Emoluments Clause: Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh

June 14, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a conversation with Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh who talked about his suit (filed along with Washington, DC, Attorney General Karl Racine) against Donald Trump alleging that he violated anti-corruption clauses in the Constitution.
June 14, 2017

Baltimore City Council Roundtable: City Funding and Violence

June 14, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a show with a Baltimore City Council Roundtable. With: Councilman Zeke Cohen (District 1); Councilman Brandon Scott (District 2); and Councilman John Bullock (District 9).  
June 12, 2017

Local Roundtable: Violence and Homicide in Baltimore

June 12, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a Local Roundtable where we discussed the continuing crisis of violence and homicide in Baltimore. With: longtime citizen activist Kim Trueheart, Lawrence Grandpre, and Carl Stokes.
June 8, 2017

ARCHIVE: Baltimore Youth in Organizing

June 8, 2017 - Segment 2 - A piece from our archives in 2015 about the role of Baltimore Youth in organizing in light of the Uprising.
June 7, 2017

Talking About Race: Harm Reduction In Communities of Color

June 7, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a preview of an important community event taking place this Thursday evening at 6:30 at University of Baltimore Law School's Moot Court Room, part of Open Society Institute-Baltimore's Talking About Race Series: Harm Reduction and Communities of Color.
June 5, 2017

Local News Roundtable: Baltimore Murder Rates

June 5, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a Local News Roundtable, about Baltimore's murder rate and ways to combat violence in the city. With: Luke Broadwater, David Troy, Joshua Harris, and Maurice Vann.
June 2, 2017

Marc’s Minutes: Solutions For Confederate Monuments in Baltimore

June 1, 2017 - Segment 4 - I took a few minutes to explore my opinions on ways that we can address the issues that are presented by Confederate Monuments which honor one of the most despicable moments in American history.
June 2, 2017

Why Does Baltimore Have So Many Confederate Monuments?

June 1, 2017 - Segment 3 - We hosted a special historical piece produced by Marc Steiner Show Senior Producer Emeritus Stefanie Mavronis which examined the multitude of Confederate Monuments in Baltimore.
June 2, 2017

Confederate Statues in Wyman Park

June 1, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a segment giving context to the statue of Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson that exists in Wyman Park. Nadia Ramlagan and Kristina Gaddy took an in-depth look at the history behind these statues and how they became enshrined in one of Baltimore's public parks.
May 31, 2017

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 30, 2017

Baltimore Public Education: Cuts to After-School Funding

May 30, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a discussion on public education and cuts to after-school funding. With: Melissa Schoeber, Kellie Brown, Tashawn Brown.
May 26, 2017

Lenny McAllister: The State of The Republican Party and Trump

May 26, 2017 - Segment 3 - I talked with regular Steiner Show guest Lenny McAllister about the state of the Republican party and his thoughts on why Trump was accepted by the GOP. McAllister is Director of Entrepreneur Engagement, Western Pennsylvania, for the Commonwealth Foundation.
May 24, 2017

City Paper This Week: What Happened to Tyree Woodson?

May 24, 2017 - Segment 3 - We hosted the newest episode of our regular feature City Paper This Week. I talked with City Paper Editor-at-Large Baynard Woods about his article this week on the Baltimore City Police Southwestern District, where the police claim a man named Tyree Woodson shot himself while in a holding cell in 2014.
May 24, 2017

Remembrance of Richard Collins III

May 24, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a panel discussion on the tragic story straight from the headlines: the murder of Richard Collins III at the University of Maryland (College Park) over this past weekend. Police charged a 22-year old white University of Maryland Student, allegedly a member of a racist Facebook group, with the murder.
May 22, 2017

Local News Roundtable: Civilian Review Boards and Baltimore Schools

May 22, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a Local News Roundtable, where we discussed topics that such as: who makes development decisions, the future of Baltimore's schools, and the promise of a Civilian Review Board. With: Dana Peterson Moore, Ray Kelly, Kim Trueheart.
May 18, 2017

Turning Protest to Policy

May 18, 2017- Segment 1 - Adar Ayira speaks with Marc about an upcoming event from the Associated Black Charities on moving from protest to policy.
May 17, 2017

Sean Gallagher: WannaCry Ransomeware Attack

May 17, 2017 - Segment 2 - Sean Gallagher, IT Editor at Ars Technica, joined us to talk about the WannaCry ransomware virus that attacked companies and and governments in 150 countries on Friday, May 12, 2017.
May 16, 2017

Public Safety In Baltimore

May 16, 2017 - Segment 1 - We examine the crisis of public safety in Baltimore in light of the charges against the Baltimore Police officers who were charged with racketeering.
May 15, 2017

Lawrence Burney on Young Moose

May 15, 2017 - Segment 3 - We finish the show with a conversation with Lawrence Burney, editor of True Laurels and Vice writer on the relationship between Baltimore rapper Young Moose and the Baltimore City Police
May 12, 2017

Tavis Smiley: Donald Trump and The Resistance

May 12, 2017 - Segment 2 - Author, political commentator, entrepreneur, and advocate Tavis Smiley joined me and talked about two recent articles he wrote: one about Donald Trump and the resistance, and one about James Comey.
May 11, 2017

Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence in Baltimore and Beyond

May 11, 2017 - Segment 4 - We discussed sexual assault and domestic violence in Baltimore and beyond. With: Kiara James, and Rebbeca Nagle.
May 10, 2017

City Paper This Week: Brick by Brick

May 10, 2017 - Segment 4 - We hosted our regular segment City Paper This Week. Editor at Large Baynard Woods and Steiner Show Senior Producer Mark Gunnery talked about this week's issue.
May 10, 2017

Automation, NAFTA, and the Loss of US Jobs

May 10, 2017 - Segment 1 - I had an insightful interview with John R. "Rick" MacArthur, President and Publisher of Harper's Magazine, about his recent article for The Spectator, "The Democrats Divided: How the bickering US left could gift Donald Trump a second term as president."
May 9, 2017

Local News Roundtable: Housing and Rent Court

May 9, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a local news roundtable, focusing on housing and rent court. With: Doug Donovan, and Jeff Singer.
May 1, 2017

Walter Mosley: An UNtopia Future For Society

May 1, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted an interview from last fall with Walter Mosley about his newly published book, Folding the Red Into the Black: Developing a Viable UNtopia for Human Survival in the 21st Century.
April 28, 2017

Democracy In Crisis: Dissaray at 100 Days

April 27, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted the latest episode of Democracy in Crisis. Baynard Woods and I talked with Imara Jones about the new direction of the Democratic Party and the state of the Trump administration 100 days in.
April 26, 2017

Violence In Baltimore: Moving Forward

April 26, 2017 - Segment 1 - For the first time in over 20 years, Baltimore's murder rate has risen above 100 before the end of the month of April. We hosted a show that took a look at this heartbreaking reality. With: Bobby Marvin Holmes,
April 26, 2017

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 26, 2017

Equity In Art: The Impact of Race and Class

April 25, 2017 - Segment 2 - Steiner Show Producer Imani Spence talked with Sheila Gaskins and Darryl Ratcliff about Toward Equity in the Arts, a conversation in conjunction with the Ted Low Lecture at the Walters Art Museum, held on April 13.
April 24, 2017

Local News Roundtable: Baltimore County Schooling and Dr. Dallas Dance

April 24, Segment 2 - We hosted a Local News Roundtable, with topics that include the resignation last week of Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Dallas Dance and much more. With: Cheryl Bost, Luke Broadwater, and Dr. Roni Ellington.
April 21, 2017

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 19, 2017

The Tubman House: Commemorating the Uprising

April 18, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a conversation on the Tubman House in West Baltimore. With: Dominique Stevenson, and Ausar-Mesh Amen. There will be an event on Wednesday April 19, 2017 at 4pm at the Tubman House.
April 19, 2017

State of the DOJ Consent Decree in Baltimore

April 19, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a conversation on the state of the DOJ Consent Decree in Baltimore. With: Tara Huffman, Dr. Kenneth O. Morgan, and Brittany Oliver.
April 14, 2017

Tengella’s Take: State Execution In Arkansas

April 14, 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 14, 2017

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 13, 2017

City Paper This Week: Taxes Issue

April 12, 2017 - Segment 3 - We hosted our weekly look at the City Paper. This week producer Imani Spence spoke with Baynard Woods about tax resistance and some interesting facts about the Hutzler building.
April 10, 2017

Bill Moyers: Journalist and Political Commentator

April 7, 2017 - Segment 3 - We hosted a Steiner Show archive, my 1996 conversation with journalist and political commentator Bill Moyers about his book and PBS serieson Genesis, as well as on Baltimore's Genesis Project
April 5, 2017

City Council Roundtable: $15 An Hour & The Baltimore Consent Decree

April 5, 2017 - Segment 1 - Our guest host is Dr. Karsonya "Kaye" Wise Whitehead. We hosted a Baltimore City Council Roundtable where issues such as the $15 hour Minimum Wage bill and the BPD Consent Decree were discussed. With: Shannon Sneed (District 13); Robert Stokes (District 12); and Mary Pat Clarke (District 14).
April 3, 2017

Bail Reform: The Fight In The Maryland Legislature

April 3, 2017 - Segment 2 - Our guest host Dr. Kimberly Moffitt hosted an update on the status of bail reform before the Maryland Legislature, with Caryn York.
March 29, 2017

Councilman Dorsey on Policing

March 29, 2017 - Segment 2 - Councilman Dorsey sits down with us as he dicusses his recent op-ed in the City Paper on policing in racially segregated Baltimore.
March 29, 2017

Cheryl Bost: Protect Our Schools Act

March 29, 2017 - Segment 1 - We begin the hour with important legislation moving through the Maryland General Assembly, which Governor Hogan has threatened to veto
March 28, 2017

Segregation in Schools

March 28, 2017 - Segment 1 - We begin the show with a look into current school segregation in Baltimore City and Baltimore County.
March 27, 2017

Local News Roundtable: $15 Minimum Wage

March 27, 2017 - Segment 4 - We hosted a Local News Roundtable, discussing topics including Mayor Catherine Pugh's veto of the $15/hour minimum wage bill. With: Dr. Karsonya "Kaye" Wise Whitehead, Luke Broadwater, and Jessica Lewis.
March 27, 2017

Bail Reform In Maryland

March 27, 2017 - Segment 3 - We hosted an update on one of the most contentious issues in the Maryland Legislature, bail reform. With: Dayvon Love, and Caryn York.
March 27, 2017

Maryland General Assembly: Payday Lenders

March 27, 2017 - Segment 2 - We took a look at legislation before the Maryland General Assembly to curtail payday lenders. With: Marceline White, and Robin McKinney.
March 24, 2017

Just Words: Child Care Unionization

March 24, 2017 - Segment 5 - In one of our Peabody Award-winning Just Words segments, we meet Gloria Knight, a state-contracted daycare provider who is unable to afford health insurance.
March 22, 2017

Bail Reform In Maryland

March 22, 2017 - Segment 1 - Our panel of guests took a look at Bail Reform, in light of legislation currently before the Maryland General Assembly. With: Caryn York, Dayvon Love, and Doug Colbert.
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 20, 2017

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

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."