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?
Observers have been pleasantly surprised at the civility that prevailed during and since Sunday’s elections in Yugoslavia, but whether longtime President Slobodan Milosevic will allow a peaceful transition of leadership remains to be seen. A panel offers a thorough update on the news and talks about what could happen next.
- Tom Gjelten correspondent, NPR, and author of 'Bacardi and the Long Fight for Cuba: The Biography of a Cause.'
- Bratislav Grubacic editor-in-chief of VIP News Service in Belgrade
- Sabrina Ramet professor of international studies at the University of Washington, and resident fellow, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
- Warren Zimmerman professor of diplomacy at Columbia University and former U.S. Ambassador to Yugoslavia, 1989-1992
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