National Politics

February 15, 2017

National News Roundtable: The Resignation of Flynn

February 15, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a National News Roundtable, discussing topics such as the events leading up to the resignation of White House national security advisor Michael Flynn. With: Dr. Karsonya "Kaye" Wise Whitehead, Eugene Craig, III, and Carla Wills.
February 14, 2017

The Future of Net Neutrality Under a Trump Administration

February 14, 2017 - Segment 1 - A look at Net Neutrality and how Internet users will be affected under the Trump administration's FCC. With Todd O'Boyle Program Director for the Media and Democracy Reform Initiative at Common Cause; and Craig Aaron, President of Free Press.
February 13, 2017

Immigration Roundtable: ICE Raids

February 13, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted an Immigration Roundtable with four immigration attorneys. With: Maureen Sweeney, Nadine Wettstein, Sirine Shebaya, and Reena Shah.
February 13, 2017

National News Roundtable: Resistance

February 13, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a National News Roundtable, and discussed topics such as National Strikes, methods of resistance, and ways to move forward. With: Caprece Jackson-Garrett,Lenny McAllister, and Sean Gallagher.
February 10, 2017

Dr. Tom Grace: Death and Dissent in the Long Sixties

February 10, 2017 - Segment 3 - We looked back at the 1970 Kent State shootings with Dr. Tom Grace, who discusses his book Kent State: Death and Dissent in the Long Sixties. Grace was of the students injured during the Kent State shootings.
February 10, 2017

Make America Ungovernable: Chris Hedges

February 10, 2017 - Segment 2 - Marc hosted a talk with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Chris Hedges about his recent column for TruthDig.com "Make America Ungovernable." Hedges writes a weekly column for TruthDig.com.
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 9, 2017

Democracy in Crisis: Against Normalization in the Age of Trump

February 9, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hear the latest episode of Democracy in Crisis, a weekly podcast hosted by Baynard Woods and Marc Steiner and produced by Steiner Show Senior Producer Mark Gunnery for The Center for Emerging Media. This week we talk with Ron Rosenbaum, author of Explaining Hitler: The Search for the Origins of His Evil, about journalism in the ages of Trump and Hitler.
February 8, 2017

Silencing of Elizabeth Warren: Commentary

February 8, 2017 - Segment 1 - In light of the silencing of Senator Elizabeth Warren, Marc shared some thoughts on the current battle between ideologies and where we may be heading as a country.
February 8, 2017

Violence and Protests

February 7, 2017 - Segment 2 - In light of recent cases of violent protests, we discussed the topic of Violence and Militant Protest. With: Jessica Lewis, Arun Gupta, and Dr. Shon Meckfessel.
February 6, 2017

National News Roundtable: Trumps SCOTUS Pick, Steve Bannon, & The Alt-Right

February 6, 2017 - Segment 1 - In our National News Roundtable, Marc and a panel of guests talk about Donald Trump's nomination for SCOTUS and Steve Bannon. With: Bill Fletcher Jr., Sarah Posner, Steven Klepper, and Dr. Richard Vatz.
February 3, 2017

Politics and Prose: The Revolution Where You Live

February 3, 2017 - Segment 3 - We hosted a interview Marc moderated with Yes! Magazine co-Founder and Editor at Large Sarah van Gelder, conducted this week at Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington.
February 3, 2017

Tengella’s Take: Donald Trump

February 3, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted the newest edition of our weekly segment, Tengella's Take with Center for Emerging Media Satirical Commentator Koli Tengella.
January 30, 2017

National News Roundtable: Donald Trumps Executive Order & Protests Against It

January 30, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a National News Roundtable, topics to include this weekend's protests against Donald Trump's Executive Order to ban people from seven predominantly Muslim nations from entering the United States.
January 27, 2017

Intersectionality: Confronting White Feminism

January 27, 2017 - Segment 3 - We hosted a rebroadcast of a show from last fall on the important topic of Intersectionality. The panel included: A. Adar Ayira, Jennifer Eden, and Jennifer Williams.
January 27, 2017

Tengella’s Take

January 27, 2017 - Segment 1 - We begin the show with our regular feature Tengella's Take with Koli Tengella. This week Koli talks about President Trump's fascination with the size of his inaugural crowd.
January 27, 2017

John B. Judis: Ascendance of Donald Trump & The Populist Explosion

January 27, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a conversation Marc had last week at the Ivy Bookshop in Baltimore with author and journalist John B. Judis. We discussed the ramifications of the 2016 election, exploring the ascendance of Donald Trump in relation to Judis' recent work The Populist Explosion
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 25, 2017

City Paper This Week: Inauguration Issue

January 25, 2017 - Segment 4 - We host our regular segment City Paper This Week! With: Karen Houppert, outgoing Editor-in-Chief of City Paper; and Brandon Soderberg, Deputy Editor and Arts Editor for City Paper.
January 25, 2017

National News Roundtable: Donald Trump’s Executive Orders

January 25, 2017 - Segment 1 - We host a National News Roundtable, topics to include Donald Trump's Executive Orders and why Democrats are so readily approving his cabinet nominees. With: Bhaskar Sunkara, Rose Aguilar, and Charles Ellison.
January 25, 2017

Media Roundtable: Sean Spicer and “Alternative Facts”

January 24, 2017 - Segment 2 - Media Roundtable on Journalism in the Age of Trump and the rise of "alternative facts" that have changed the way media interacts with the new administration .
January 24, 2017

National News Roundtable: Trump’s Inauguration & Saturday’s Women’s March

January 23, 2017 - Segment 1 - We host a National News Roundtable. Our topics will include Donald Trump's inauguration and Friday's protests, Saturday's Women's March (worldwide), and Trump's cabinet picks. With: Marilyn Mosby, Thomas Maronick, the Rev. Kevin A. Slayton, Sr., Dr. Kate Drabinski, and Carla Wills.
January 24, 2017

Life After Obama: Inauguration Roundup

January 20, 2017 - Segment 3 - As President Trump goes through his inauguration ceremony, our panel of guests discusses Obama's Legacy & Life During Trump.
January 24, 2017

Tengella’s Take

January 20, 2017 - Segment 1 - We begin the show with our regular feature Tengella's Take with Koli Tengella. Tengella is President of Tengella Edutainment
January 18, 2017

National News Roundtable: Moving Forward

January 18, 2017 - Segment 1 - We host a National News Roundtable, focusing on the state of our nation and moving forward. With: Arun Gupta, and Dr. Lester Spence.
January 17, 2017

Media Roundtable: Preparing for a New Era

January 17, 2017 - Segment 1 - We begin the show with a Media Roundtable discussion on Trump and African Americans and Trump and Journalists
January 12, 2017

Jeff Sessions Confirmation Hearing and Trump Presser

January 12, 2017 - Segment 1 - We begin the show with a National News Roundtable on the Jeff Sessions hearings and Donald Trump's press conference today.
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

Senator Jeff Sessions: Nomination for Attorney General

January 9, 2017 - Segment 2 - We look and analyze Donald Trump's nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions for Attorney General. With: Jaisal Noor, and Dr. Kimberly Moffitt.
January 9, 2017

Democratic National Committee: Russian Hacking

January 9, 2017 - Segment 1 - We host an analysis of the news that Russia was behind last year's hacking of internal emails of top officials at the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton.
January 6, 2017

E. Ethelbert Miller: Art In The Time Of Trump

January 6, 2017 - Segment 3 - I talk with E. Ethelbert Miller, poet, literary activist, and Board Chairperson of the Institute for Policy Studies. He and I talk about art in the time of Trump, jumping off from a poem he wrote recently about the rise of Donald Trump.
January 6, 2017

Sherrilyn Ifill: Future of the Supreme Court & Voting Rights

January 6, 2017 - Segment 2 - I host an interview with Sherrilyn Ifill, President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. We discussed Senator Jeff Sessions as the potential next Attorney General, her thoughts on the future of the Supreme Court, Civil and Voting Rights in the Trump era, and strategies going forward.
January 5, 2017

Media Roundtable

January 5, 2017 - Segment 1 - We begin the show with a Media Roundtable talking about the media's role in the new administration, especially given the issues between President-Elect Trump and the press.
January 4, 2017

International News Roundtable: Russia, Iasrael, & NATO

January 4, 2017 - Segment 1 - We host an International News Roundtable, discussing topics such as the new UN Israel Policy, Russia, and NATO. With Guests: Rania Khalek, John Feffer, and Charles "Sam" Faddis.
January 3, 2017

National Roundtable: Trump, Democratic Party and What’s Next

January 3, 2017 - Segment 1 - We begin the show with a National News Year in Review. 2016 was a very eventful year for national politics.
December 21, 2016

Electoral College Roundup

December 21, 2016 - Segment 1 - We begin the show with a discussion of the Electoral College. What does it contribute to our democratic process and what's its history?
December 20, 2016

National Roundtable: Trump’s Cabinet

December 19, 2016 - Segment 1 - We begin the week with a National News Roundtable, topics to include the Electoral College and Donald Trump's cabinet nominations.
December 14, 2016

Michelle Goldberg on Keith Ellison

December 14, 2016 - Segment 2 - I talk with author and Slate columnist Michelle Goldberg about Keith Ellison and the Democratic National Committee.
December 14, 2016

CIA / Russia

December 14, 2016 - Segment 1 - We begin the show with an in-depth look at the CIA's report last week that Russia tried to interfere with the U.S. Presidential election.
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 12, 2016

National Roundtable: Intelligence and Trump

December 12, 2016 - Segment 1 - We begin the week with a National News Roundtable, topics to include the CIA finding that Russia tried to interfere in the Presidential election, and Donald Trump's nominations for his cabinet
December 8, 2016

Trump Syllabus 2.0

December 7, 2016 - Segment 3 - Our guests discuss The Trump Syllabus: Teaching Children about Trump in preparation for the teach-in taking place at Red Emma's.
December 8, 2016

What’s next for Standing Rock?

December 7, 2016 - Segment 2 - In light of the easement from the Army Corps of Engineers we ask our guests what's next? How do the Standing Rock Sioux people keep fighting?
December 6, 2016

National Roundtable: Oakland Fire, Keith Ellison and the DNC

December 5, 2016 - Segment 2 - National News Roundtable, topics to include the Oakland warehouse fire, the Trump-Taiwan controversy, Keith Ellison, and the Jill Stein-led recount effort.
December 5, 2016

Sen. Cardin on Trump

December 2, 2016 - Segment 2 - I talk with Senator Ben Cardin about his request that his colleagues pass a resolution that would require Donald Trump to place his assets in a blind trust before being inaugurated.
December 5, 2016

Standing Rock Update: Jenni Monet

December 1, 2016 - Segment 2 We are continuing our coverage of the Standing Rock direct action. I talk with Jenni Monet, freelance journalist who writes about Indigenous People around the world.
December 1, 2016

Standing Rock: Divestment

November 30, 2016 - Segment 2 - We continue our coverage of the Standing Rock protests, focusing on the protests against banks, including Citigroup and Wells Fargo, who bankroll the Dakota Access Pipeline.
December 1, 2016

National Roundtable: Dylan Roof / Trump and the First Amedment

November 30, 2016 - Segment 1 - We begin the show with a National News Roundtable, on topics to include the Dylan Roof trial, the Ohio State attack, and Donald Trump's statements about burning the flag.
November 30, 2016

Trump Cabinet Appointments

November 29, 2016 - Segment 1 - An update on the latest news around Donald Trump. We talk about his cabinet appointments and what we can expect from them.