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?
Diane and her guests discuss the latest revelations about the Abu Ghraib abuse investigations, conditions at the Guantanamo detention facility, and other issues regarding treatment of prisoners in US custody around the world.
- David Cole professor of law at Georgetown University Law Center and author of "The Torture Memos: Rationalizing the Unthinkable". Previous books include "Less Safe, Less Free," and "Terrorism and the Constitution."
- Ruth Wedgwood professor of international law at Johns Hopkins University and senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations
- Dana Priest investigative reporter for "The Washington Post" and author of "The Mission: Waging War and Keeping Peace with America's Military"
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