April 5, 2013
Abuse and Basketball at Rutgers. Pat Nichols Plays Delta Blues in KC. Koko the Gorilla and Jeremy Irons on Gay Marriage. The Hunted and the Hated: Stop and Frisk in NYC. Fast Food Workers Open a New Front. 'Chained CPI' Would Cut Social Security.

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Abuse and Basketball at Rutgers

Rutgers basketball coach Mike Rice caught on tape abusing his players.


Pat Nichols' Plays Delta Blues in KC

Delta blues player Pat Nichols performs during the reception for the America's Music: Blues and Gospel program at The Kansas City Public Library - Plaza Branch, April 2, 2013.


Koko the Gorilla and Jeremy Irons on Gay Marriage

Koko the talking gorilla conveys her sadness, and Jeremy Irons' anti-gay comments aren't offensive because he eventually wishes everybody well. 


The Hunted and the Hated: Stop and Frisk in NYC

A secret audio recording of a stop-and-frisk in action sheds unprecedented light on a practice that has put the city's young people of color in the NYPD's crosshairs. Read the full story here.


Fast Food Workers Open a New Front

Chris Hayes talks with Tsedeye Gebreselassie of the National Employment Law Project, Columbia Univerisity's Dorian Warren, and striking fast food workers Joseph Barrera and Tabitha Verges about Thursday's fast food strike and the future of the fight for fair pay.


'Chained CPI' Would Cut Social Security

The Chained CPI, deceptively portrayed as a reasonable cost of living adjustment, is a cut to Social Security that would hurt seniors. Watch Robert Reich explain why Chained CPI is so stingy in this video, and then sign his SignOn.org petition to President Obama here.




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