The Marc Steiner Show

March 8, 2018

The Black Panther: Academic and Visceral Readings Cont’d

March 8, 2018 - The Black Panther Cont'd - Listen in to the second episode of our series examining the world brought to us by -- and cultural shift created by -- The Black Panther movie.With: Johns Hopkins History Professor Dr. Nathan Connolly; UMBC American Studies Professor Dr. Kimberly Moffitt; and Kalima Young, Lecturer in Electronic Media and Film at Towson University.
March 6, 2018

Sen. Fred Harris: The Last Surviving Member of the 1968 Kerner Commission

March 6, 2018 - The Kerner Commission  - On July 28, 1967, President Lyndon B. Johnson created the Kerner Commission to investigate the causes of race-related uprisings that had taken place in Detroit and dozens of other cities, and to provide recommendations for the future. We talk with former Oklahoma Senator Fred Harris, the last surviving member of the Kerner Commission.
December 18, 2017
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Countdown to the Annapolis Summit: Beer Wars

December 18, 2017 - The Beer Wars - As we countdown to the Annapolis Summit we are covering issues that will be debated in the 2018 Maryland Legislative Session. One of those issues has been dubbed the "Beer Wars." I talk with Maryland Sate Comptroller Peter Franchot, and then President of the Maryland Public Health Association Raimee Eck.
November 6, 2017

The Creative Alliance: Ru-Jac Records & The Legacy of Baltimore Soul

November 6, 2017 - The Legacy of Baltimore Soul - Baltimore boasts a rich musical history, from Billie Holliday to Tupac Shakur to today's thriving music scene. Musician and producer Brooks Long who is the  Deutsch Fellow at the Creative Alliance, stopped by our studio along with  Kevin Coombe (www.DCsoulrecordings.com), who wrote the liner notes for all the re-issued Ru-Jac recordings.
October 27, 2017

Dharna Noor: Corporate Controlled Media and Critiquing Bias

October 27, 2017 - Corporate Controlled Media and Critiquing Bias - Real News Producer Dharna Noor wrote a compelling article for Truthout on the nature of corporate-controlled media and the complex symmetry between the Trumpian attacks on the media and Freddie Gray protesters in Baltimore.
September 28, 2017
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Baltimore’s Future: David Warnock’s ‘Pugh Plan’

September 27, 2017 - Warnock's 'Pugh' Plan - We are launching a series of conversations about the future of Baltimore. David Warnock, former Mayoral candidate and founder of Camden Partners, wrote an interesting op-ed on what he thinks should be "Pugh's Plan" to revitalize the economy of Baltimore. We sat down in CEM's studio to explore his ideas.
June 26, 2017
Thumbnail image Police Criminal Justice Crime Handcuffs Law Enforcement | ANNAPOLIS, MD -- 12/6/08 -- MD GANGS 07 HAIRSTON --Capt. Kevin King, of the Maryland Division of Corrections, Eastern Correctional Institution in Somerset County, holds handcuffs as he listens to his collegue Capt. Walter Holmes, also from Eastern, make his presentation. The two men are founders of a program called "CHOICES...Part of the Solution" and bring the program to young people at the Eastport Community Center. Their talk centers on keeping kids out of gangs and the criminal justice system. KIM HAIRSTON [Sun Photographer] #9085 MANDATORY CREDIT: Baltimore Examiner and Washington Examiner OUT

Local News Roundtable: Solutions Other Than Policing

June 26, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a Local News Roundtable and discussed ways we can combat the violence in Baltimore City other than through increased policing. With: Denzel Mitchell, Carl Stokes, and Jaisal Noor.
December 11, 2015

Sound Bites: Fairfield Incinerator | The Chesapeake Bay and Agricultural Pollution

December 10, 2015 - Segment 3 - On our newest edition of Sound Bites, our series on food and our world, we begin with an update on the status of the Fairfield incinerator project. We then look at a report called The Chesapeake Bay and Agricultural Pollution: The Problem, Possible Solutions, and the Need for Verification.
February 18, 2013
Israelis Offering Up Votes to Palestinians

Israelis Offering Up Votes to Palestinians

February 12, 2013 - Segment 3 - We travel to the Middle East to close out our show. Did you know that in the recent Israeli elections, some Israelis offered up their votes to Palestinians? You will hear our interviews with 19-year old Palestinian activist George Abdallah from Jenin, and Tamar Aviyah, who is an Israeli citizen and activist in Tel Aviv.
February 14, 2013

History of Agricultural Policy in the US

February 14, 2013 – Segment 3 - We begin with another passage from our interview with Wenonah Hauter, Executive Director of Food and Water Watch and author of Foodopoly: The Battle Over the Future of Food and Farming in America. Wenonah discusses the history of agricultural policy in the United States since the 1980s.
February 14, 2013

Opposition to the Keystone XL Pipeline

February 14, 2013 - Segment 2 - Another movement - one that has risen in opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline. Yesterday, nearly fifty environmental activists were arrested outside of the White House during a protest against the pipeline. Protests will take place all weekend, including a rally in Washington, DC, on Sunday organized by 350.org, the Hip Hop Congress, and the Sierra Club.We will be talking to: Jamie Henn, Communications Director for 350.org; and Marty Cobenais, Indigenous Environmental Network pipeline campaigner, who was arrested yesterday.
February 14, 2013

One Billion Rising

February 14, 2013 - Segment 1 - We turn from the traditional Valentine's Day focus - Hallmark cards and candy - to an important movement, One Billion Rising, that is using this day to educate about the horrors that women and girls face worldwide and to demand an end to violence against women. The coalition's name refers to the shocking statistic that one out of every three women is beaten or raped during her lifetime (amounting to one billion women and girls).