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  US Economy Adds 195,000 Jobs in June

Investing in children shows strong returns

  James Heckman, distinguished service professor of economics at the University of Chicago and winner of a Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics, talks with Rachel Maddow about what the research shows with regard to the benefits of pre-K education and how that research is represented in Oklahoma where it

What is causing Chicago’s uptick in crime?

  Harold Pollack, professor at the University of Chicago, and Keith Suber, founder of the Suber Foundation, join Up w/ Chris Hayes to discuss Chicago’s crime rate, and what exactly is its cause.

Nationwide decline in crime

  Harold Pollack, professor at the University of Chicago, describes what has changed about policing across the country, and how it is a factor in reduced crime--particularly in major cities.

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  Where Do 'Cliff' Talks Go From Here?

Austan Goolsbee, University of Chicago professor, explains why he thinks we're going over the "fiscal cliff" but is optimistic for a deal next year. Barry Knapp, Barclays, weighs in.

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