This week, we're joined by Steven Teles, a political scientist at Johns Hopkins, to talk about how complexity may be the defining characteristic of our government -- possibly overshadowing the traditional left/right arguments over size.
Then we welcome Ali Gharib to discuss some remarkable things happening in the Middle East.
Finally, Angry Black Lady Imani Gandy dishes about conservative freak outs over the Affordable Care Act.
Playlist (theme: songs about outer space):
Emmerson Nogueira: "Rocket Man"
David Bowie: "Starman"
Bob Marley: "Out of Space"
The Beatles: "Across the Universe"