A molecular-biologist-turned-Buddhist-monk says altruism is the answer to many of the world's most pressing challenges. Can concern for others help solve wealth inequality, climate change and world hunger?
Guest Host: Melinda Penkava
If you’re one of the millions of Americans who have boarded an airplane this summer, it’s likely that you’ve experienced some of the delays and frustrations that are plaguing the airlines. A panel talks about the airlines and the best strategies for a trouble-free travel experience.
- Rudy Maxa host of "Savvy Traveler" of public radio
- Ken Meade Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Transportation
- Carol Hallett of the Air Transport Association
- Jane Garvey of the Federal Aviation Administration
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