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Juvenile justice key part of reform efforts

Juvenile justice key part of sentencing reform efforts

10/17/15 10:50AM

The Supreme Court heard arguments this week on whether a 2012 ruling that banned mandatory sentences of life without parole for juveniles convicted of homicide should be applied retroactively. Joshua Perry from the Louisiana Center for Children's Rights joins to discuss. watch

The difference between Denmark and the US

The difference between Denmark and the US

10/17/15 10:23AM

The U.S. is nearly alone among developed, Western democracies in not having the perks of a more socialistic government. What makes the U.S. different? Matt Welch, Carmen Wong, Kai Wright and Jeffrey Miron join to discuss how racial privilege has affected America's economy. watch

Is capitalism good for America?

Is capitalism good for America?

10/17/15 10:00AM

The pros and cons of capitalism took center stage at this week's Democratic debate when Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton addressed some of the pitfalls. Matt Welch, Carmen Rita Wong, Kai Wright and Jeffrey Miron join to discuss. watch

'MHP' Syllabus: 10.17.15

10/16/15 08:47PM

This Saturday in #nerdland: Capitalism, a chance for juvenile criminal justice reform, and the state budget crisis threatening to keep thousands of kids out of school. CAPITALISM! The topic was recently brought into the spotlight at Democratic Debate by the two top contenders to be the presidential nominee of the Democratic Party. Why are we... read more

DOJ to release 6,000 federal prisoners

DOJ to release 6,000 federal prisoners

10/11/15 11:00AM

The Justice Department is preparing to release roughly 6,000 inmates from federal prisons later this month. What will the long-term impact? Ari Melber, Rev. Vivian Nixon, Robert George and Cristina Beltran join to discuss. watch

Ben Carson's gun comments draw controversy

Ben Carson's gun comments draw controversy

10/11/15 10:32AM

Last week, each interview Ben Carson gave seemed to bring new controversy as he made comments about guns, the recent shooting in Roseburg, Oregon and the Holocaust. Cristina Beltran, Robert George, Rep. Grace Meng, D-N.Y., and Julian Zelizer join to discuss. watch

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