From superhero stories to political sagas, Detroit has become a popular site for film shoots. MSNBC’s Joy Reid speaks with Michigan Film Commissioner Jennell Leonard about the city’s resurgent film industry. watch
Marlin Page, founder of Sisters Code, speaks with Joy Reid about efforts to close the gender gap in coding and emerging technologies. Plus: Sisters Code graduate Sherri Crowe, “Yes We Code” founder Van Jones and the Detroit Free Press' Stephen Henderson j watch
The Four Tops join Joy Reid to discuss their vocal careers, Motown's golden era, and what the future may hold for Detroit's music industry. The Detroit Free Press' Stephen Henderson also joins the discussion. watch
Can cloning halt climate change? It might sound like science fiction—but while it definitely involves science, arborist David Milarch believes it’s not fiction. In fact, it is David's life’s work as a former Ford employee and the founder of the Archangel Ancient Tree Archive. read more
In his ongoing effort to combat climate change both at home and abroad, President Barack Obama signed an executive order Thursday to order the federal government to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by 40%.
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A day after President Barack Obama signed an executive order to cut the U.S. government's greenhouse gas emissions, his administration is requiring companies that drill for oil and natural gas on federal lands to reveal the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing.
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msnbc and Net Impact launched the msnbc Growing Hope Challenge in November of 2014 at the Net Impact annual Conference in Minneapolis, MN. The Challenge was inspired by msnbc's Growing Hope campaign, which allowed consumers to share their hopes for change around issues impacting their local communities. read more
On March 27th and 28th, we watched hope turn into action in Detroit, as msnbc, #YesWeCode, and Ford hosted a special Growing Hope hackathon event at the Ford STEAM Lab. Here, 100 students from five Detroit-area middle schools created a wide range of mobile application prototypes to help make learning easier, from catching up on missed course... read more
Sen. Mitch McConnell encouraged states to defy federal environmental regulations by simply ignoring them in an op-ed published in Wednesday’s Lexington Herald-Leader.The Republican Senate Majority leader is protesting the Environmental Protection Agency’s attempts to slash greenhouse gas emissions from coal plants; once the agency finalizes... read more
The Senate's attempt to override President Barack Obama's veto of the bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline failed on Wednesday afternoon, effectively ending the measure, NBC News confirmed.
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