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Democracy in Crisis Podcast: Trump gives secrets to the Russians; Chelsea Manning freed

On this week’s episode, co-hosts Marc Steiner and Baynard Woods talk first about the secrets Trump shared with Russian diplomats. Then, they are joined by Evan Greer, campaign director of Fight for the Future, and a close friend and supporter of Chelsea Manning to talk about what Manning’s release from prison. […]

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Democracy in Crisis Podcast: The Canning of Comey

As news feeds overflow with talk about Donald Trump firing FBI director James Comey, cohosts Marc Steiner and Baynard Woods talk with journalist Mark Trahant about the ouster. “I’m really not a Comey fan. In any other light it wouldn’t be a bad thing to see him go,” Trahant said. “That said, who are they going to replace him with? It’s only going to be somebody worse.” […]

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Democracy in Crisis podcast: Trump’s Harrisburg rally and May Day marches

On this week’s episode, co-host Baynard Woods and Baltimore City Paper editor Brandon Soderberg talk about the strange political landscape after attending both the Trump rally in Pennsylvania and the May Day marches in D.C. Democracy in Crisis is a weekly podcast hosted by Baynard Woods and Marc Steiner, produced and engineered by Mark Gunnery […]

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Democracy in Crisis: Imara Jones on Disarray At 100 Days

In this week’s episode, hosts Baynard Woods and Marc Steiner talk with writer and analyst Imara Jones about the chaos surrounding the White House as we approach the 100th day of the Trump administration. Imara Jones holds a degree from the London School of Economics and is currently developing a television news program aimed at […]

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Democracy in Crisis Podcast: D Watkins and the Death of Freddie Gray

On this week’s episode, hosts Baynard Woods and Marc Steiner talk with D. Watkins, educator, editor at large at Salon.com and the author of The Cook Up, and The Beast Side about the drug war and Freddie Gray, who died after being arrested in Baltimore two years ago this week. And composer Ruby Fulton puts one of Trump’s tweets to music. […]

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Democracy in Crisis: Love And Rage

Antifa glitter bombs Richard Spencer in D.C., nearby Damaged City maintains the punk rock tradition of resistance By James Berbert “Fuck the war we’re waging against Syria. Fuck the war we’re waging against people in our own country. And fuck the war on drugs,” Laura Thrillhauser, the lead vocalist of Iron Cages said during the […]

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Democracy in Crisis Podcast: Imara Jones on healthcare and the Russia investigations

In this week’s episode, hosts Baynard Woods and Marc Steiner talk with writer and analyst Imara Jones about what’s next for healthcare and investigations into Russian involvement in the presidential election. Imara Jones holds a degree from the London School of Economics and is currently developing a television news program aimed at progressive millennials of […]

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Democracy in Crisis Podcast: House Intelligence Committee hearings on Russia — where does this all lead?

In this week’s episode, hosts Baynard Woods and Marc Steiner talk about the House Intelligence Committee hearings on possible Russian involvement in the U.S. election and ask — where does this all lead? Democracy in Crisis is a weekly podcast hosted by Baynard Woods and Marc Steiner, produced and engineered by Mark Gunnery for The […]

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Democracy in Crisis: Congress going “berserk” over Russia

Like the rest of the country, Congress has gone crazy. “The idea that Russia could come in and interfere with our election, all of us should be going berserk,” Maryland Democrat Elijah Cummings said Thursday, summarizing the mood on at least half of the Hill. On Monday, the House Intelligence committee questioned FBI director James […]

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