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The October 25 'MHP' Syllabus

10/24/14 03:31PM

This Saturday in #nerdland: her story and her choice. Brittany Maynard, the beautiful 29 year-old with terminal brain cancer, has changed the face of the “right to die” debate. Maynard’s choice to end her life on November 1st has evoked many emotions and debates about the ethics of assisted suicide and end of life care. read more

Meet Jon Schull, 'MHP' Foot Soldier

10/19/14 03:07PM

This week’s footsoldier on “Melissa Harris-Perry” is Jon Schull, for his work building a community of volunteers who design, create and donate prosthetic hands made with 3-D printers; and for creating an online platform that connects those volunteers with individuals who need the hands. read more

Follies of press documented in new book

Follies of press documented in new book

10/19/14 11:49AM

Nerdland guests Jamie Kilstein and Allison Kilkenny talk about their new book "#Newsfail" which documents the failures and follies of the mainstream press and how those factors lead to the rise of Citizen Radio. watch

Can gaming industry culture be changed?

Can gaming industry culture be changed?

10/19/14 11:38AM

Though the games are fantasy, the threat of violence is all too real for one woman in the gaming industry. Social critic Anita Sarkeesian discusses the threats she's received since speaking out on the sexist depictions of women in video games. watch

Questions surround Florida inmate's death

Questions surround Florida inmate's death

10/19/14 10:59AM

Melissa Harris-Perry details the contents of a letter written by Latandra Ellington, an inmate at Lowell Correctional Institution in Florida who was found dead, and what we know about her case right now. Julie Brown from The Miami Herald joins to discuss. watch

The politicization of Ebola

The politicization of Ebola

10/19/14 10:52AM

Sandra Lilley, Cornell William Brooks, Nicholas Confessore and Alfonso Aguilar discuss how the Ebola health emergency could impact the midterm elections. watch

Are Democrats pouring money in the right...

Are Democrats pouring money in the right place?

10/19/14 10:31AM

National Democrats, smelling the scent of a Georgia victory in the air, are pouring an additional million dollars into campaign ads in the state's race for U.S. Senate. But should Democrats be funding to increase African American voter turnout more? An... watch

How SCOTUS may have determined Texas midterms

How SCOTUS may have determined Texas midterms

10/19/14 10:16AM

The Supreme Court's approval of Texas's strict voter ID law could be among the biggest determinants of what happens in the state's midterm elections. Sandra Lilley, Cornell William Brooks, Nicholas Confessore and Alfonso Aguilar join to discuss. watch

Debunking the big Ebola myths

Debunking the big Ebola myths

10/19/14 10:00AM

Melissa Harris-Perry details how new cases and the growing criticism over the response to Ebola from federal health officials is causing the spread of another contagious threat: hysteria. Dr. Corey Hebert, CEO of Community Health TV, debunks some of... watch

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