Show StoriesRSS

select from

E.g., 10/23/2014
E.g., 10/23/2014
The power of words

The power of words

07/07/12 08:00PM

Melissa Harris-Perry addresses criticisms from “word police” that were directed at her commentary from last week's show. watch

Good Look: Actor required, color optional

07/07/12 08:21AM

When I saw the new version of "A Streetcar Named Desire," now in the final days of its run on Broadway, I hadn't seen any previous versions. Not the stage play, film, or TV adaptions, all of which had a lead character named Stanley Kowalski. Actor Blair Underwood's interpretation drops the last name, but not the fierceness and brutality which Marlon Brando brought to the role both on Broadway and in the classic Elia Kazan film -- but does those emotions take on a different meaning when performed by a black man? read more

'Young Guns' ditch Norquist pledge

'Young Guns' ditch Norquist pledge

07/06/12 10:09PM

Anti-tax crusader Grover Norquist’s appeal in conservative circles appears to be simmering, as a growing number of the latest crop of rising Republican stars has openly declined signing "The Pledge."Americans for Tax Reform, headed by Norquist, has witnessed an almost prolific hold on Republicans in Congress, exerting a proxy influence on legislation that sent lawmakers flocking in support just to earn the stamp of approval as certified genuine conservatives. read more

Cities file for bankruptcy

Cities file for bankruptcy

07/06/12 08:00PM

Melissa Harris-Perry and her panelists continue their discussion on cash-strapped cities, noting that 13 cities filed for bankruptcy last year - the most in... watch

A new way out

A new way out

07/06/12 08:00PM

Melissa Harris-Perry and Georgetown University’s Michael Eric Dyson discuss how journalist Anderson Cooper and songwriter Frank Ocean have publicly come out... watch

Pages