“Do you want to be “right,” or happy in fulfilling relationships?”

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This comment by Lynn Beisner on the post Is Ultra-Conservative Media Stealing Our Nation’s Grandparents?

Making a Kramer Out of Melissa Harris-Perry

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Why the media’s coverage of the Melissa Harris-Perry controversy wrongfully made her into a villain.

Alec Baldwin Leaves MSNBC

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Actor’s recent homophobic comments cited as cause.

Even After Repeal of DOMA, Some States Refuse to Provide Military Benefits to Same Sex Couples

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Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi, have refused to grant benefits to same-sex couples that are members of their National Guards

Melissa Harris-Perry: We Need a More Collective View of Parenting (VIDEO)

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Melissa Harris-Perry says that we need a more collectivist approach to raising children. Do you agree or disagree?

The Elephant in the Room: Militarism

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Jeff Cohen believes militarism and perpetual war are our country’s biggest problems.

A Reverence for Reproductive Justice

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Rev. Matthew Westfox appears on MSNBC to talk about Christianity and reproductive rights.

Breaking News: Firefighters Shot At While Responding To A Fire

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One injury, a spreading fire, and as yet a lot of unanswered questions.

Video: Joe Scarborough’s Heartfelt Change of Position on Gun Control

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In a tearful moment, Joe Scarborough explains how the shootings at Newtown have caused him to change his position on gun control.

Men Need to Learn to Ask For Help

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Andrew Smiler discusses the importance of men asking for help, and why “going it alone” can only do harm.

Why Are So Many Veterans Failing College?

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MSNBC investigates why 88 percent of veterans who enroll in college drop out after their first year.

A Very Important Book

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While departing to far flung and exotic locales this summer, many of you may come across a book being read a certain sect of the jet set. That book, “Twilight of the Elites” by the erudite Chris Hayes may just change both the way you look at, and quite possibly, change the world.

Screw You, Time Magazine Breastfeeding Cover! Detachment Parenting

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Jamie Reidy shares a hilarious essay on the opposite of “attachment parenting” by Sarah Maizes.

LA Riots: 20 Years Later

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Rodney King talks about the LA Riots, and 20 years after the LA Riots, we ask ourselves, how have race relations changed?

Ultrasound Bill: Politician’s Wife Votes with Her Vagina

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Jamie Reidy riffs on a Virginia lawmaker’s wife’s using sex as a political weapon to protest the Republican transvaginal ultrasound bill.

Are Men More Risky With Social Media?

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Cameron Conaway wonders why men are more willing than women to share personal information on the Internet.