Show Podcasts

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

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.
June 2, 2017

Parenting Black Children

June 1, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a panel discussion on Parenting Black Children. With: Dr. Kimberly Moffitt, Dr. Lester Spence, and Dr. Karsonya "Kaye" Wise Whitehead.
May 31, 2017

City Paper This Week: Anniversary Issue

May 31, 2017 - Segment 3 - We hosted our regular feature City Paper This Week. Steiner Show Producer Imani Spence talked with City Paper Editor-in-Chief Brandon Soderberg about this week's Anniversary issue.
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 31, 2017

Exploitation in College Sports: Remembrance of Frank DeFord

May 31, 2017 - Segment 1 - The great sports journalist, commentator, and novelist Frank DeFord died yesterday May 28, 2017. To remember him and his legacy we hosted an interview from 2011 on Exploitation in College Sports, with Frank and Taylor Branch.
May 30, 2017

Local Advocates Roundtable: Youth Homelessness in Baltimore

May 30, 2017 - Segment - We hosted a conversation with local advocates who are leading efforts to end youth homelessness in Baltimore. With: Helany Sinkler, Ciera Dunlap, Malcolm Williams, and Ingrid M. Löfgren.
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 30, 2017

Shared Weight: The Gilchrest Brothers

May 29, 2017 - Segment 2 - We listened in to the moving and inspirational story of The Gilchrest Brothers: former Republican Congressman Wayne Gilchrest, his brothers Jeffrey and Alan who served with him in Viet Nam, their brother Richard who served in the Navy, and Clifford, who remained home to teach.
May 30, 2017

Shared Weight: Visions of War, Dreams of Peace

May 29, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted an episodes from our series Shared Weight, featuring the voices of those who served in the Viet Nam War. We listened in to the segment M*A*S*H 1969 - Visions of War, Dreams of Peace and heard the compelling stories of poet George Evans and the late author and nurse Lynda Van Devanter.
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 26, 2017

Noises Off: Everyman Theater Company Member Conversation

May 26, 2017 - Segment 2 - I recently went and to see Noises Off, the new play at Everyman Theatre, and it was hilarious! We hosted a conversation between myself and Everyman resident company member Bruce Nelson, and Lewis Shaw.
May 26, 2017

International Perspectives on Donald Trump

May 26, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted my conversation with teacher and freelance writer Robynn Colwell -- an American living in Brussels, Belgium -- about international opinions on Donald Trump and what life is like as an expatriate during his presidency.
May 25, 2017

Trita Parsi on the Middle East

May 25, 2017 - Segment 1 - We begin the show with my conversation with Dr. Trita Parsi about the current situation in Iran and Trump in the Middle East.
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 24, 2017

Heart of the School Awards: Honoring of Recipients

May 24, 2017 - Segment 1 - We honored some very special and important members of our community: School Principals. We talk with Baltimore City School Principals who won the Heart of the School Awards in a ceremony Monday evening.
May 24, 2017

Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention

May 23, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a very special Marc Steiner Show archive edition: A panel discussion we recorded at the Enoch Pratt Free Library in May 2011 about Manning Marable, the scholar who died just days before his groundbreaking - but controversial - biography, Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention, was published.
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 22, 2017

National News Roundtable: Trump and Suadi Arabia

May 22, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a National News Roundtable, and discussed Donald Trump's trip to Saudi Arabia and much more. With: Dana Peterson Moore, Bill Fletcher Jr., and Dr. Ray Winbush.
May 19, 2017

Martin and Malcolm

May 19, 2017 - Segment 2 - We bring you a special 2-hour archive edition of The Marc Steiner Show from 2007, Martin and Malcolm: One Vision - Two Voices
May 19, 2017

Tengella’s Take

May 19, 2017 - Segment 1 - We have the newest edition of our weekly segment, Tengella's Take with Center for Emerging Media Satirical Commentator Koli Tengella.
May 18, 2017

ARCHIVE: Food Sovereignty and the Uprising

May 18, 2017 - Segment 3 - We broadcast a special 2015 episode of our series about our food and our world, Sound Bites: The Baltimore Uprising and Food Sovereignty
May 18, 2017

ARCHIVE: Historian Lauren Coodley on Upton Sinclair

May 18, 2017 - Segment 2 - We explore the life of an often overlooked but extremely important social and political figure, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Upton Sinclair
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

City Paper this Week: Sizzling Summer Issue

May 17, 2017 - Segment 5 - We speak with City Paper Editor in Chief, Brandon Soderberg about the Sizzlin Summer Guide which features stories on music, food and events.
May 17, 2017

The King of Howard Street

May 17, 2017 - Segment 3 - We bring you a preview of a special production that begins a 3-weekend run on Thursday, May 18, at the Annex Theatre
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 17, 2017

Democracy In Crisis: Russian Secrets and Chelsea Manning

May 17, 2017 - Segment 1 On this week's episode, the Democracy in Crisis team talk first about the secrets Trump shared with Russian diplomats
May 16, 2017

The History of Black People and Baseball

May 16, 2017 - Segment 2 - We take a look at baseball and African Americans in light of the recent altercations between the Orioles and the Red Sox.
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 15, 2017

Lea Gilmore: A Saturday Night Juke Joint

May 15, 2017 - Segment 2 - I checked in with human rights activist and world-renowned Blues and Gospel singer Lea Gilmore about her event at the Creative Alliance on Saturday, May 20: Lea Gilmore with the Juke Joint Allstars!!
May 15, 2017

National News Roundtable: James Comey and Trump

May 15, 2017 - Segment 1 - We begin the week with a National News Roundtable, topics to include the latest on Donald Trump and James Comey.
May 12, 2017

The Legend John Coltrane: A Love Supreme

May 12, 2017 - Segment 3 - In light of the fact that a new documentary about the life of John Coltrane, Chasing Trane, opened in Baltimore, we listened back to the Steiner Show archives about the life and legacy of this jazz great. We examined John Coltrane's A Love Supreme. Coltrane recorded this classic album in 1964.
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 12, 2017

Tengella’s Take: White Supremacy and Being African

May 12, 2017 - Segment 1 - We host the newest edition of our weekly segment, Tengella's Take with Center for Emerging Media Satirical Commentator Koli Tengella.
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 11, 2017

Dani McClain on LARCs and Teen Pregnancy

May 11, 2017 - Segment 3 - We re-broadcast an episode from 2015 where we discuss long-acting contraception and teen pregnancy with Dani McClain, freelance reporter and Fellow at the Nation Institute.
May 11, 2017

Shibley Telhami: Public Opinion on Israel and Palestine

May 11, 2017 - Segment 2 - We talk with Dr. Shibley Telhami, The Anwar Sadat Chair for Peace and Development at the University of Maryland, about a poll he co-commissioned with Stella Rouse by Nielsen Scarborough about foreign policy.
May 11, 2017

Democracy in Crisis: Firing of James Comey

May 11, 2017 - Segment 1 - We begin the show with the newest episode of Democracy in Crisis. Co-host Baynard Woods and I talk with independent print and media journalist Mark Trahant about Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey.
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

John Waters: Directors Cut

May 10, 2017 - Segment 3 - We hosted a special archive edition of The Marc Steiner Show: My hilarious 1998 interview with the one and only John Waters! We talked about his book Director's Cut.
May 10, 2017

Democracy in Crises: The Latest on Trump

May 10, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted our latest episode of Democracy in Crisis. Baynard Woods and I talked about the latest news around Donald Trump. Woods is reporter for The Guardian and Editor at Large for City Paper.
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

Dr. Daniel J. Siegel: On The Mind and Being Human

May 9, 2017 - Segment 2 - I had a fascinating interview with Daniel J. Siegel, MD, about his book Mind: A Journey to the Heart of Being Human. Siegel is a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine
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 8, 2017

Black Panther and The Crew #1

May 8, 2017 - Segment 3 - We hosted my conversation with Denzel Mitchell and Kalima Young on Black people and Black superheroes in the Marvel Universe, in light of Ta-Nehisi Coates' new comic book release Black Panther and the Crew.
May 8, 2017

The Ballad of Black Tom: Tribute and Criticism of H.P. Lovecraft

May 8, 2017 - Segment 2 - I had a wonderful interview with author Victor LaValle about his fascinating and powerful book The Ballad of Black Tom, which is both a tribute to and a criticism of the writing of science fiction writer H.P. Lovecraft.