On Saturday’s Up w/ Chris Hayes, Chris will sit down with Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and screenwriter Tony Kushner about his latest movie, “Lincoln,” the politics of compromise and the movie’s parallels with another transformational political figure: President Obama. We’ll also discuss planned strikes at Walmart stores across the country by employees protesting working conditions, and what Black Friday says about the broader culture of consumption in America. Plus, we’ll examine the fate of Obamacare, as more Republican governors refuse to participate in key parts of the president’s landmark health care law.
Joining Chris at 8 AM ET on msnbc will be:
Tony Kushner, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, screenwriter of “Lincoln” starring Daniel Day-Lewis.
Jessica Bagnulo, co-owner of Greenlight Bookstore.
Chrystia Freeland, editor of Thomson Reuters Digital.
Josh Barro, Bloomberg View columnist.
Peter Suderman, senior editor at Reason magazine.
Douglas Rushkoff, media theorist and author of “Life Inc: How Corporatism Conquered the World, and How We Can Take It Back.”
Dr. Claudia Fegan, chief medical officer at John Stroger Hospital in Cook County, Illinois and past President of Physicians for a National Health Program.
Jacob Hacker, professor of political science and director at the Institution for Social and Policy Studies at Yale University, co-author of “Winner-Take-All Politics: How Washington Made the Rich Richer - And Turned Its Back on the Middle Class.”
Joy Reid, msnbc contributor and managing editor of The Grio.
Dr. Donald Berwick, former administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.