President Barack Obama has proposed opening up new areas for offshore drilling, including in the Atlantic. For this month's Environmental Outlook, Diane and her guests discuss the prospects for finding oil and gas offshore, and the environmental and safety concerns.
There’s no resolution to a ten day nationwide strike in Venezuela led by opponents of democratically elected President Hugo Chavez. A panel joins Diane to talk about the crisis in Venezuela and its wider implications.
- Mark Weisbrot co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research
- Michael Shifter speaker from Inter American Dialogue
- Phil Gunson Freelance Journalist
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