National Politics

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

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

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

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 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.
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

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

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 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 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 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.
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 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.