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Report exposes brutal farm worker conditions

Report exposes brutal farm worker conditions

12/14/14 10:50AM

How does produce from Mexico go from the fields to Americans’ plates? A new Los Angeles Times report details the work conditions of hundreds of Mexican farm laborers. Richard Marosi, the author of the report, joins to discuss. watch

Why diversity is important in dolls

Why diversity is important in dolls

12/14/14 10:25AM

Lise Eliot, Byron Hurt, Sabrina Thomas and Marissa Dibartolo discuss how the recent trend in the toy industry to sell brown as well as white dolls is an important step in helping kids build identity and sense of self. watch

What do toys teach kids about gender roles?

What do toys teach kids about gender roles?

12/14/14 10:14AM

Elizabeth Sweet, Lise Eliot, Byron Hurt, Sabrina Thomas and Marissa Dibartolo discuss how toys are arguably more divided by gender now than they were 50 years ago and what these toys are teaching kids about gender roles. watch

The consumption economy of toys

The consumption economy of toys

12/14/14 10:00AM

In an economy of stagnant wages and financial insecurity, can parents give their kids the joy of their favorite toy without breaking the budget and giving into the madness of the latest fad? Byron Hurt, Sabrina Thomas and Marissa Dibartolo join to discuss watch

The December 14 'MHP' Syllabus

12/13/14 06:01PM

It’s the holiday season— A time for family, celebration, gifts, and if you have children in your life, toys. Lots and lots of toys. We've been asking all of you in #nerdland to tweet us pictures of your favorites, and on Sunday’s show we are taking a look at toys and their economic and social implications. read more

'Growing pains' of a movement

'Growing pains' of a movement

12/13/14 11:42AM

Protesters line up for the "Justice for All" demonstration in DC Saturday. Msnbc reporter Trymaine Lee joins Melissa Harris-Perry to talk about how the activism stemming from the Ferguson protests is shaping the movement against police brutality in... watch

Should it matter if torture is effective?

Should it matter if torture is effective?

12/13/14 11:00AM

The debate on how the U.S. treats suspected terrorists has often come down to this question: Do enhanced interrogation techniques work? And if torture is morally and legally wrong, should it matter if it works? Earl Catagnus Jr., Dr. Sandeep Jauhar,... watch

March against police violence underway in DC

March against police violence underway in DC

12/13/14 10:44AM

Trymaine Lee reports from the march against police violence in Washington, DC. Frances Fox Piven, Vince Warren, Barbara Smith and Carmen Perez talk about the effectiveness of the protest strategies being used by activists in the demonstrations against... watch

LGBT activists gear up the next battle

LGBT activists gear up the next battle

12/13/14 10:33AM

As the racial justice movement to end police violence continues to gain momentum, the LGBT rights movement has turned its attention to a new front in the fight for LGBT equality. Frances Fox Piven, Vince Warren, Barbara Smith and Carmen Perez join to... watch

What it takes to build a movement

What it takes to build a movement

12/13/14 10:16AM

Frances Fox Piven, Vince Warren, Barbara Smith and Carmen Perez talks about what it takes to build a sustainable movement and the role of police in galvanizing the energy of protesters in a movement. watch

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