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What makes a good education?

What makes a good education?

09/22/12 08:00PM

Adora Svitak, a 14-year-old high school student from Redmond, Washington; former high school dropout Carlos Cruz; University of Arizona student Jennifer Erlemann; high school student Nikhil Goyal; and Miami Dade community college student Angie Flores... 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... 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... 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 "... read more

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

Trickle down-ballot economics

Trickle down-ballot economics

09/21/12 08:00PM

Go Figure: Melissa Harris-Perry runs through the polling and figures in the Congressional races on which party is most likely to gain the upper hand of power on Capitol Hill. watch

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