Ten states now have animal welfare laws requiring bigger cages for hens and livestock. We look at what these new rules could mean for food prices, farmers and how we raise animals in the United States.
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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