Local & State Politics

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

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 13, 2016

Dr. Benjamin Barber: City Power Countering Trump

December 13, 2016 - Segment 1 - We speak with Dr. Benjamin Barber about the article he wrote for The Nation last month, "Can Cities Counter the Power of President-Elect Donald Trump? As the federal government turns toward nationalism, local governments will become crucial beacons of pluralism."
December 13, 2016

Local Roundtable: DOJ Consent Decree

Decemeber 12, 2016 - Segment 2 - We bring it closer to home with a Local News Roundtable, as our guests talk about and analyze the upcoming four years with a new mayor and city council, including what will happen regarding the DOJ consent decree.
December 9, 2016

Countdown to the Annapolis Summit: Issues of Bail Reform

December 9th, 2016 - Segment 4 - It's time to start our Countdown to the Annapolis Summit. In this segment we will be focusing on Bail Reform which will be a major issue in the 2017 Maryland General Assembly. We begin the discussion with my interview with Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh.
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.
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.
September 2, 2016

DOJ Report and People with Disabilities

August 31, 2016 - Segment 5 - We take a look at the DOJ report on Baltimore policing, specifically how the report addresses police interactions with persons with disabilities. With: Virginia Knowlton Marcus, Executive Director of Disability Rights Maryland.
August 24, 2016

Local Roundtable: Port Covington, Marilyn Mosby and More

August 22, 2016 - Segment 2 - We have a Local Roundtable focusing on the Port Covington work meetings, the $15 minimum wage as well as the lawsuit against Marilyn Mosby from the officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray.
August 22, 2016

Race and Class and Policing in Baltimore

August 17. 2016 - Segment 1 - We speak about the DOJ Report on Baltimore Policing, focusing on considerations of both race and class, jumping off from an article that guest host Dr. Lester Spence wrote for Jacobin, "Policing Class: In Baltimore and elsewhere, repressive policing isn't just about racism - it's also about class."
August 12, 2016

Special 2-Hour Documentary: Voices of the DOJ Report & The Intersections Of Race, Gender, Sexuality and Policing

August 12, 2016 - Two-Hour Special - We bring you a special 2-hour production, Voices of the DOJ Report: Yesterday the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. DOJ released a scathing report detailing racial and gender bias by the Baltimore Police Department in its interactions with Baltimore's African American community.
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.
August 11, 2016

Roundtable on DOJ Findings

August 11, 2016 - Segment 1 - We begin the show with a special panel discussion on the Department of Justice report that documented Baltimore police routinely using excessive force and violating the constitutional rights of our citizens.
August 3, 2016

Baltimore County Anti-Housing Discrimination Bill

August 3, 2016 - Segment 1 - We look at Monday's Baltimore County Council vote on and rejection of a bill that would have made it illegal for landlords to discriminate against prospective tenants who use government housing vouchers to pay their rent.