A military judge found Bradley Manning not guilty of the most serious charge of aiding the enemy, but found him guilty of 19 other charges including espionage. NBC’s Jim Miklaszewski joins The Cycle with his reaction to the verdict, and later Harvard Law School’s Yochai Benkler, the expert witness i
Does where you grow up determine how much money you will make? Nathaniel Hendren, an assistant professor of economics at Harvard University, tells MSNBC’s Craig Melvin about the new study he co-authored, which finds that certain parts of the country have greater rates of economic mobility than other
Charles Ogletree, senior advisor to President Obama, and Mark Thompson, host of "Make it plain," on Sirius XM radio, talk with Alex Wagner and Melissa Harris-Perry about the criticism of "Stand your ground" self-defense laws by President Obama, Attorney General Eric Holder, and a growing number of A
In its latest issue, the National Journal profiled 250 Obama administration officials to get a sense of the White House's demographics, its education, its previous experience, where they grew up and more. The research yielded, in part, that the average age of the administration is 52 and that racial
Martin Feldstein, Harvard University professor discusses how the Fed's quantitative easing policy has helped housing but exposes other economic risks.
Melissa Harris-Perry discusses studies on implicit racial bias, and how prevalent this bias is throughout American society.
In the “Play of the Week,” State Senator Wendy Davis D-T.X., stood up for the equal rights of women during her hours-long filibuster, and in doing so, re-inspired pro-choice men and women across the country.
New U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy delivers a speech at Harvard Law School in Cambridge, Mass., Tuesday, July 30, 2013. During her speech, the first as the head of the EPA, McCarthy told an audience that curbing climate-altering pollution will strengthen the economy
Bo Guagua, son of fallen Chinese politician Bo Xilai, walks offstage after receiving his masters degree in public policy at the John F. Kennedy School of Government during the 361st Commencement Exercises at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts May 24, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
Workers carry an advertisement promoting the Chinese edition of "Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China" by Harvard University professor Ezra Vogel, during a media preview of the Hong Kong Book Fair July 16, 2013. The fair consists of about 560 exhibitors from 30 countries, and attracted appr
A view shows the silhouette of a student with a graduation cap as students take their seats for the diploma ceremony at the John F. Kennedy School of Government during the 361st Commencement Exercises at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in this May 24, 2012 file picture. With their re