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?
A panel explores the potent mix of Washington politics and money at the Carlyle Group of investors, which has made millions with Pentagon contractors and whose leadership and advisers include former Defense Secretary Frank Carlucci, former Secretary of State James Baker III, and former President George Bush. Joe Reeder, former Undersecretary of the Army, joined the discussion by phone for a portion of the program.
- Lawrence Korb senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, and former Assistant Secretary of Defense in the Reagan administration.
- Timothy Shorrock freelance journalist
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