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

February 13, 2018

Reverend William Barber & Rev. Liz Theoharis: The New Poor People’s Campaign

February 13, 2017 - The Poor People's Campaign in its 21st Century form is surging back as a national movement founded by Rev. Dr. William Barber, who created the Moral Mondays Movement and is chair of the chair of the NAACP's Legislative Political Action Committee, and Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis, founder and co-director of the Kairos Center for Religions, Rights, and Social Justice, and coordinator of the Poverty Initiative at Union Theological Seminary.
July 17, 2017

Baltimore Faith Based Development Certificate Program

July 17, 2017 - Segment 2 - I talked with three individuals involved the Baltimore Faith Based Development Certificate Program, which provides training and technical assistance to houses of worship in Baltimore that are seeking to develop affordable housing and community facilities in the city.
June 16, 2017

Imam Earl El-Amin: Celebration of Ramadan and Being Muslim in America

June 16, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a segment in celebration with our Muslim brothers and sister for Ramadan with Imam Earl El-Amin, resident Imam of the Muslim Community Cultural Center of Baltimore.  
June 7, 2017

The Six Day War: Dr. Ali Zaghab and Time in Palestine

June 7, 2017 - Segment 3 - We hosted a conversation with our guests about the 50th Anniversary of the Six-Day War. Our second guest was a Palestinian American businessman and political commentator, Dr. Ali Zaghab who offered us an updated perspective on the war and his time in Palestine.
June 7, 2017

The Six Day War: A Historic Perspective with Lia Tarachansky

June 7, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a conversation with our guests about the 50th Anniversary of the Six-Day War. Our first guest was Lia Tarachansky and she offered a historic perspective on why the soldiers were fighting and what the War meant for the world.
June 6, 2017

Voices from the Holy Land: Perspectives on Israel and Palestine

June 6, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a special archive edition of our series Voices from the Holy Land, which features voices from Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza - from people of many religions, political opinions, and backgrounds.
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.
January 30, 2017

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz: Vision for the Country

January 30, 2017 - Segment 2 - Marc hosted a conversation with Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz in-studio about what his vision for the County is.
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.
June 21, 2016

Talking About Race: Confronting The New Islamophobia

June 21, 2016 - Segment 3 - We preview an upcoming event hosted by Open Society Institute-Baltimore, "Talking About Race: Confronting the New Islamophobia." With: Deepa Iyer and Amardeep Singh.
March 25, 2016

Sound Bites: Impact Of Sewage Pollution In Baltimore’s Harbor | Detroit Black Community Food Security Network | Recipe: Palestinian Easter Kaik With Dates

March 24, 2016 - Hour 2 - On Sound Bites, we get an update on the state of sewage pollution in the Baltimore Harbor. Then, we talk with Malik Yakini, Executive Director of the Detroit Black Community Food Security Network, and get a Palestinian Easter recipe from Laila El-Haddad.
February 8, 2016

President Obama’s Visit To The Islamic Society Of Baltimore

February 8, 2016 - Segment 2 - Last week President Barack Obama visited The Islamic Society of Baltimore, his first visit to an American mosque after 7 years in office. We talk with two people who were present during President Obama's visit.
December 16, 2015

OF NOTE: The Burqa Issue, Examining Complicated Experiences Of Women Who Wear The Burqa

December 14, 2015 - Segment 3 - We host a fascinating discussion based on the current issue of OF NOTE, one of the first online magazines focused on global artists using the arts as catalysts for activism and social change.
September 23, 2015

ReligionMaker Reverend Frances Murphy Draper On The HistoryMakers Project

September 23, 2015 - Segment 3 - We are joined by Reverend Frances Murphy Draper, who speaks about her role as a ReligionMaker with the HistoryMakers project and her involvement with the Annual Back To School With The HistoryMakers Program coming up this Friday.
September 23, 2015

Islamophobia in Our Society

September 22. 2015 - Segment 2 - We unpack Islamophobia in light of 14-year-old Muslim student, Ahmed Mohamed, being arrested by police at his school after school officials thought the clock he made was a bomb, and presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson's remarks that Muslims aren't fit to serve as President of the United States.
September 18, 2015

The Significance Of Pope Francis’ Visit To The United States

September 17, 2015 - Segment 1 - We begin the show with a panel of guests who will discuss the upcoming visit of Pope Francis to the East Coast with Ralph Moore, E. Ethelbert Miller, and Patricia Shannon Jones.
July 27, 2015

American Visionary Art Museum: The Visionary Experience From Saint Francis to Finster

July 24, 2015 - Segment 4 - We continue with more compelling works of art as we take an audio tour of the current exhibition at the American Visionary Art Museum (AVAM): The Visionary Experience: Saint Francis to Finster. Our docent is none other than AVAM Founder and Director Rebecca Hoffberger.
May 15, 2015

Visit From The Monks Of The Drepung Gomang Monastery

May 13, 2015 - Segment 4 - Monks from the Drupung Gomang Monastery in South India have been in Baltimore for the past week, leading discussions and meditations and creating a sand mandala at the Baltimore Yoga Village in Mount Washington.
March 30, 2015

Dr. Charles Johnson: Taming the Ox: Buddhist Stories and Reflections on Politics, Race, Culture, and Spiritual Practice

March 27, 2015 - Segment 1 - Prepare to be inspired as Marc talks with National Book Award-winning novelist and scholar Dr. Charles Johnson about his newest book Taming the Ox: Buddhist Stories and Reflections on Politics, Race, Culture, and Spiritual Practice.
February 7, 2015

The Martyrdom Of Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero

February 5, 2015 - Segment 2 - We reflect on the life and legacy of slain Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero, whose 1980 murder was proclaimed martyrdom this week by Pope Francis, thereby setting the stage for his beatification. With: Catholic activist Rosemary Maguire Thompson; and Luis Larin, United Workers Leadership Organizer.
January 20, 2015

The Philosophy and Spirituality of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

January 19, 2015 - Segment 2 - We begin our celebration of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., with a discussion on hist contributions, not only as a civil rights activist, but as a philosopher and spiritual leader.
January 13, 2015

Boko Haram: Baga Massacre, Latest in Campaign of Terror That Has Claimed Thousands of Lives

January 13, 2015 - Segment 3 - We discuss the Baga massacre, the latest in Boko Haram's deadly campaign in northern Nigeria. Since 2009 the people of Nigeria have called for their government, military and the international community to protect the people from Boko Haram.
January 12, 2015

Taming the Ox: Buddhist Stories and Reflections on Politics, Race, Culture, and Spiritual Practice

January 9, 2015 - Hour 1 - Prepare to be inspired as I talk with National Book Award-winning novelist and scholar Dr. Charles Johnson about his newest book Taming the Ox: Buddhist Stories and Reflections on Politics, Race, Culture, and Spiritual Practice.
January 9, 2015

KAL On Tragic Charlie Hebdo Magazine Attack In Paris

January 8, 2015 - Segment 3 - We turn to yesterday's tragic shooting at the Paris offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, which left 12 people dead. With: Kevin "KAL" Kallaugher, editorial cartoonist for The Economist magazine of London and The Baltimore Sun.
January 3, 2015

From The Archives: The Spiritual Side of the Simpsons

January 1, 2015 - Segment 3 - In a special archive edition of the Marc Steiner Show, we listen back to a discussion on the spiritual side of The Simpsons, and talk to starring voice actor on The Simpsons Harry Shearer.
December 17, 2014

From The Archives: Mario Livio Asks, ‘Is God a Mathematician?’

December 15, 2014 - Segment 3 - Listen in to a special archive edition of The Marc Steiner Show. Internationally known astrophysicist at the Hubble Space Telescope Science Institute Mario Livio talks with me about his book Is God A Mathematician? Topics include Mathematics, the fabric of reality, God, and how it all may be working together.
November 10, 2014

Voices From The Archives: Author Mark Bowden

November 7, 2014 - Segment 4 - I talk with Mark Bowden, author of many books including Black Hawk Down, about his 2006 work Guests of the Ayatollah: The First Battle in America's War with Militant Islam.