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The October 5 'MHP' Syllabus

10/04/14 06:55PM

It’s Sunday in #nerdland and we have Hong Kong, taxes, the Secret Service and much more on the agenda.We’ll have the latest on the first Ebola patient to be diagnosed in the U.S.. Thomas Duncan is now in critical condition and officials are closely monitoring those who have had close contact with him.Then, we’ll examine the showdown in Hong Kong. read more

The high cost of being poor

The high cost of being poor

10/04/14 11:20AM

As the economy improves, those being left behind are paying a hefty price to try and keep up. Rebecca Vallas from the Center for American Progress and The New York Times’ Michael Corkery join to discuss subprime auto loans and the new ways lenders are cra watch

Ebola in danger of never going away?

Ebola in danger of never going away?

10/04/14 10:59AM

As Americans process the news about an American photojournalist contracting Ebola and the reality that the disease has made its way to US shores undetected, is Ebola in danger of becoming a normal disease in West Africa? NBC’s Mark Potter, Laurie Garrett watch

AP history curriculum a cultural flashpoint

AP history curriculum becoming a cultural flashpoint

10/04/14 10:49AM

The debate over how today’s students learn about America’s past is becoming a cultural flashpoint, with one community in Colorado at the epicenter of the controversy. Sarah Garland of The Hechinger Report, Lisa Cillessen, a teacher at Stanley Lake High Sc watch

Is Amazon a monopoly?

Is Amazon a monopoly?

10/04/14 10:36AM

In light of the standoff over prices and profits between Amazon and publishing powerhouse Hachette, there are growing questions about whether Amazon’s massive control over book sales is a monopoly. Peter Carstensen, Senior Fellow of the American... watch

Literary giant turns up the heat on Amazon

Literary giant turns up the heat on Amazon

10/04/14 10:25AM

Amazon and publishing giant Hachette are deadlocked over the price of digital books and how to slice up the profits. Demos’ Heather McGhee, Peter Suderman of Reason magazine and Dennis Johnson, co-founder of Brooklyn publishing company Melville House join watch

Will early voting cuts impact midterms?

Will early voting cuts impact midterms?

10/04/14 10:16AM

Dale Ho from the ACLU’s Voting Rights Project and msnbc reporter Zachary Roth detail the early voting and voter ID fight across the country that is coming to a head at the Supreme Court and other lower-level cases. watch

Early voting fight comes to a head in...

Early voting fight comes to a head in Supreme Court

10/04/14 10:04AM

The Supreme Court will be deciding on whether restrictions like photo ID requirements and cuts to early voting will come into play in this year’s crucial midterm elections. Dale Ho from the ACLU, msnbc reporter Zachary Roth and Ohio State Sen. Nina Turner watch

Ebola outbreak goes global

Ebola outbreak goes global

10/04/14 10:00AM

As the Ebola outbreak spreads beyond West Africa, five Americans have now been diagnosed. NBC’s Charles Hadlock reports the latest information on Ebola patient Thomas Duncan, who is in isolation at a Dallas hospital. watch

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