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What Happens When You Elect Actual Socialists

Chris Hayes summarizes the news of the week as he talks about the intended tax hikes in France under newly elected President François Hollande. He is joined on the panel by Jared Bernstein (@econjared), MSNBC contributor, former Chief Economist & Economic Policy Advisor to Vice President Joe Biden, Senior Fellow at the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities; Karl Smith (@ModeledBehavior), Assistant Professor of Economics and Government at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and contributor to the Forbes blog Modeled Behavior; Jamila Bey (@jbey), Contributing writer to Washington Post blog She the People, and reporter for Voice of Russia Radio; Annie Lowrey (@AnnieLowrey), economic policy reporter for The New York Times.

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We Now Know Obama Is Best Suited to Handle an Alien Invasion

Chris Hayes rounds up what he and his guests learned this past week. His guests are Rep. Yvette Clark (D-NY); Akhil Amar, professor of law at Yale Law Scholl; Ezra Klein, columnist for the Washington Post; and Avik Roy, Romney Health Care Advisor.

Open Thread: What We Now Know

Chris  Hayes and his panel guests discuss what they have learned this week, In the following segment, Chris was joined by Joshua Treviño (@jstrevino), former speechwriter for Pres. George W. Bush and former First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army; Col. Jack Jacobs (@coljackjacobs), MSNBC military analyst, U.S. Army (Ret.), Vietnam veteran, recipient of three Bronze Stars, two Silver Stars and the Medal of Honor; Jeremy Scahill (@jeremyscahill), national security correspondent for The Nation and author of Blackwater: The Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army; and Hina Shamsi, director of the ACLU’s National Security Project.

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Open Thread: What We Now Know

Now We Know: Student Debt Passes $1 Trillion Mark

Up host Chris Hayes summarizes the news of the week, including reports that student debt passed the $1 trillion mark and is growing at double the rate of mortgage debt during the height of the crisis.

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Now We Know: Ryan budget fails ‘moral test’ with church

Chris Hayes summarizes what we now know from the week of news, including a glimpse into how House Republicans embrace the church after the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops sent a letter criticizing the Agricultural committee’s proposed budget, inspired by Rep. Paul Ryan, for failing “a moral test” in cutting food stamp funds.

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Now We Know: Guilty by non-association

Mitt Romney’s campaign was quick to retaliate to the comments made by Democratic strategist Hilary Rosen when she criticized Ann Romney for having never worked “a day in her life.” But should Rosen’s comments be linked to the White House or President Obama’s campaign simply because of her party affiliation?

Open Thread: What We Now Know

Cross Posted from The Stars Hollow Gazette

MSNBC’s Chris Hayes and his guests on Saturday morning’s Up with Chris discuss what they now know about the events of the past week. At the table are Van Jones (@vanjones68), author of Rebuild the Dream and former green-jobs advisor for the Obama administration; Joan Walsh (@joanwalsh), MSNBC Political Analyst and Salon Editor-at-Large; Ann Friedman (@annfriedman), executive editor of GOOD magazine; Josh Barro (@jbarro), Forbes.com and National Review Online contributor; Mark Bittman (@bittman), food writer for the New York Times and author of Food Matters and How to Cook Everything; and Patrick Shea, attorney for climate change activist Tim DeChristopher and former director of the Bureau of Land Management.

This morning we covered President Obama’s media criticism and Mitt Romney’s reaction to his statements. Plus, we discussed civil disobedience with climate change activist Tim DeChristopher’s attorney Patrick Shea, Chris’s Story of the Week, and the Occupy movement’s 99% Spring Training. And we took a closer look at food politics and the controversy over lean finely textured beef, aka “pink slime”, with New York Times food writer Mark Bittman.

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