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Melissa Harris-Perry Talks Politics; New Sanitation Commish Talks Recycling

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Tuesday, May 27, 2014

New York City has a new Sanitation commissioner: Kathryn Garcia. She talks about her new role and the department’s plans for recycling…and snow. Plus: MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry stops by to round up the day's politics; and the medical ethics of end-of-life treatment.

Melissa Harris-Perry Talks #YesAllWomen

The MSNBC host says the #YesAllWomen campaign uses the aftermath of the Santa Barbara shooting to talk about the "daily vulnerability that women live with around the world."

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Meet NYC's New Sanitation Chief

Kathryn Garcia talks about succeeding John Doherty, the department's plans for recycling, summer cleanup and — yes — next year's snow.

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Fathers and Sons and Medical Ethics

A look at how different generations approach tough medical decisions. Barron Lerner, bioethicist, historian of medicine and internist at New York University’s Langone School of Medicine and the author of The Good Doctor: A Father, a Son, and the Evolution of Medical Ethics (Beacon Press, 2014), talks about how he and his father, both physicians, approach end-of-life issues with their patients.

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Doug Rushkoff on Teaching Media Theory in 2014

Douglass Rushkoff, new media thinker, author of Present Shock and newly appointed professor at Queens College discusses how to build a media theory program from the ground up, and what young people need to know about their digital lives.

 

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Clock Your Sleep: Winner Crowned

The results of the two-week sleep team challenge are in, and a winner will be crowned. Tune in to hear which team won - was it team Digital Detox, led by New Tech City's Manoush Zomorodi? The Vice Squad, captained by On the Media's PJ Vogt and Brooke Gladstone? Or was it Rock Your Routine, led by The Takeaway host John Hockenberry

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