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The all-American automobile

The all-American automobile

04/14/12 08:00PM

From the Vault: Melissa Harris-Perry delves into the "all-American" classic symbol of the automobile as she sets the stage on the weight the auto industry... watch

Do Melissa's Homework, for one day in your life

Do Melissa's Homework, for one day in your life

04/14/12 05:26PM

For months, we have been reporting on the assaults on women’s reproductive rights initiated and sustained by Republican legislators in states across America. But this week, the “war on women” conversation took a turn as Hilary Rosen’s comments about Ann Romney shifted the focus to the issue of women’s work both inside and outside the home.So #nerdland hosted a bipartisan conversation today about women, work and motherhood. read more

The April 14 preview: This Week in Outrage!™

04/14/12 09:11AM

This week, the political world spent an inordinate amount of time discussing something a CNN pundit said, and the Romney campaign and the Republican Party did their best to exploit it. For the record, here's what former record-industry lobbyist Hilary Rosen remarked about Mitt Romney's wife, Ann:'Well, you know my wife tells me that what women really care about are economic issues and when I listen to my wife that's what I'm hearing.' Guess what? His wife has actually never worked a day in her life. read more

Good Look: Kerry Washington visits #nerdland

04/13/12 11:53PM

This week's Good Look, that segment from last week's shows that you just couldn't miss, was Melissa's interview with noted actor and activist Kerry Washington, star of the new ABC political drama series "Scandal." They discussed not just the show and the real-life inspiration for her role as a political "fixer" in the nation's capital -- they also delved into (Miss) Washington's politics, including her campaigning on behalf of Barack Obama in 2008, gender image, and the recent Republican spate of what she deemed to be "legislative violence against women." Take a look; the first segment of the read more

Forced sterilizations on women of Uzbekistan

Forced sterilizations on women of Uzbekistan

04/13/12 08:00PM

Reality Check: Melissa Harris-Perry shines light on the global "war on women" by talking about the human rights violations in Uzbekistan, where sterilizations are being forced on women in an effort by authorities to tame the country's birth rate. watch

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