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The most challenging issue facing liberalism today

msnbc.com — No challenge facing liberalism today is more important - or more difficult - than that of reviving the labor movement. Yet liberals show little enthusiasm for this task. The truth is that liberals and labor leaders bear little regard for one another. Such mutual alienation is an indulgence that neither group can afford.
Aug 31, 2014

RT @TimothyNoah1: My latest for @msnbc: The most urgent task liberalism faces is rebuilding the labor movement. Why liberals shirk it. msnbc.com/msnbc/the-most…

Aug 31, 2014

RT @TimothyNoah1: My latest for @msnbc: The most urgent task liberalism faces is rebuilding the labor movement. Why liberals shirk it. msnbc.com/msnbc/the-most…

Aug 31, 2014

RT @TimothyNoah1: My latest for @msnbc: The most urgent task liberalism faces is rebuilding the labor movement. Why liberals shirk it. msnbc.com/msnbc/the-most…

Aug 31, 2014

RT @TimothyNoah1: My latest for @msnbc: The most urgent task liberalism faces is rebuilding the labor movement. Why liberals shirk it. msnbc.com/msnbc/the-most…

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Is technology making us lazier?

nbcnews.com — Ian Leslie, author of the book "Curious," discusses that increased technology may actually be hurting us rather than helping us.

Time Magazine answers the questions of life

nbcnews.com — Senior Editor of Time Magazine, Matt Vella talks to Alex about the latest issue of Time Magazine where they attempt to answer many of the widely asked questions you hear in life.
Aug 31, 2014

RT @AlexWitt: .@mattvella talks about the latest issue of Time where they try to answer many widely asked questions ow.ly/AUXCL

Teen arrested while allegedly en route to join jihadists

msnbc.com — Authorities arrested a 16-year-old girl suspected of being en route to Syria to join Islamic militant forces, a high-ranking French government official announced Sunday. In a statement, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said the arrest took place Saturday at the Nice airport in the southeastern part of France.
Aug 31, 2014

RT @msnbc: Authorities arrest a 16-year-old girl suspected of being en route to Syria to join Islamic militant forces. Details: on.msnbc.com/1pZXd8m

Impending casino closures foreground Atlantic City's great divide

msnbc.com — When her hometown first legalized casino gambling in 1976, Atlantic City native Turiyah Abdur-Raheem had her doubts. "I wasn't here then, I was still away at college, but I was concerned about my family and friends who still lived here," said Raheem.
Aug 31, 2014

RT @MHPshow: Impeding casino closures are underscoring Atlantic City's great divide. Read #nerdland guest @resnikoff's report: on.msnbc.com/1ovLWqL

Aug 31, 2014

RT @resnikoff: My report from Atlantic City, which I'll be discussing on @MHPshow at 10:50 today: msnbc.com/msnbc/atlantic…

Aug 31, 2014

My report from Atlantic City, which I'll be discussing on @MHPshow at 10:50 today: msnbc.com/msnbc/atlantic…

Michael Sam cut by St. Louis Rams

nbcnews.com — Michael Sam's bid to make NFL history has fallen short for now. The MHP table takes a look at what that means for him and for the league.
Aug 31, 2014

I find it very difficult to believe that one of the 32 NFL teams couldn't use @MichaelSamNFL on their 53-man roster. on.msnbc.com/1ow3mDK

Will US swap 'Lady Al-Qaeda' for Americans held captive by ISIS?

nbcnews.com — Foreign Policy's senior staff writer Shane Harris joins the Cycle to discuss the U.S.' options for saving four American believed to be held captive by ISIS, including a prisoner swap for a woman known as "Lady Al-Qaeda."

Open Letter: How to teach students about Ferguson

msnbc.com — Among those asking questions about the police shooting of Michael Brown and the militarized response that followed, are young people hoping to pose those questions in a space where they are used to getting answers-the classroom.
Aug 31, 2014

An Illinois school superintendent didn't know how to teach students about Ferguson in class. Cue @MHarrisPerry: on.msnbc.com/VXXc8e

Aug 31, 2014

My @MHPShow letter this week. #Nerdland wants your suggestions for "How to teach about Ferguson." msnbc.com/melissa-harris…