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Is college worth the cost?

Is college worth the cost?

09/22/12 08:00PM

In a special Education Nation edition of her show, Melissa Harris-Perry invites students to talk about their concerns over the rising costs of college with Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., and education policy adviser to Mitt Romney, William Hansen. watch

Race to the Top vs. No Child Left Behind

Race to the Top vs. No Child Left Behind

09/22/12 08:00PM

Melissa Harris-Perry hosts a special Education Nation edition of her show for their first ever student town hall. Joining her Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., and education policy adviser to Mitt Romney, William Hansen, to talk about the politics behind... watch

Married, divorced women at risk of being disenfranchised on Nov. 6

09/22/12 05:09PM

Women add to the list of voters who are potential casualties of disenfranchisement from restrictive voting laws, as reports show that women have an increasingly difficult path to obtaining proper photo ID.Discrepancies over a voter's legal name and the name displayed on their photo ID could stand in the way of their ability to cast a ballot in states that have enacted strict photo ID laws. read more

In our September 22 show, the 47% vs. the 14.1%

09/22/12 09:39AM

In today's show, we'll lead off by recapping perhaps the worst week in Mitt Romney's political life, all the way from Monday's Mother Jones secret-video scoop (at which "Saturday Night Live" took a well-placed shot this week, hitting Fox News with some comedic shrapnel) to yesterday's puzzling release of his 2011 tax returns (in which he paid a 14.1% tax rate, engineered for the public's eye) and a "summary" of his returns from 1990 to 2009.And that's not me calling it "puzzling," it's Republicans like former Romney strategist Alex Castellanos, who remarked, “At first I thought this was an Apr read more

Good Look: Melissa interviews Maya Angelou

09/22/12 08:20AM

Morning, #nerdland! I'm just going to get out of the way of this one, and just say this: Melissa talked to the one and only Dr. Maya Angelou last week. (Really, do you need more of an enticement than that?)Video of their compelling conversation is both below, and after the jump. See you all at 10am ET on msnbc for another edition of "Melissa Harris-Perry"!    read more

How does the Romney/Ryan ticket square...

How does the Romney/Ryan ticket square with seniors?

09/21/12 08:00PM

GOP vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan was booed at an AARP event this week while he tried to talk about Medicare. Melissa Harris-Perry and her guests - joined by AARP volunteer Brenda Gardner and retired postal worker Eddie Agosto - talk about how... watch

Women at a greater risk of voter suppression

Women at a greater risk of voter suppression

09/21/12 08:00PM

Melissa Harris-Perry and her panelists talk about how women have become at a greater risk of experiencing voter suppression in how new voter ID laws make it more difficult for married women to have the proper identification necessary to cast a ballot. watch

Voter confusion in suppressive voting laws

Voter confusion in suppressive voting laws

09/21/12 08:00PM

Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner of Momsrising.org and Ari Berman of The Nation join the table to talk about "This Week in Voter Suppression," in which many voters in Pennsylvania in particular don't know whether or not they qualify to vote this election cycle. watch

Farm Aid: How music can help family farms

Farm Aid: How music can help family farms

09/21/12 08:00PM

This year's Farm Aid event is kicking off Saturday in Hershey Park, Pennsylvania. Melissa Harris-Perry and her panelists talk about the history of the concerts and what they have done to help family farmers. watch

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