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 talk about the provisions of the Patriot Act that are scheduled to expire, and the dueling proposals from Democrats and Republicans to address evolving attitudes about security and civil liberties since 9/11.
- 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."
- Viet Dinh professor at Georgetown University Law Center and former Assistant Attorney General for Legal Policy at the Justice Department. Principal attorney at Bancroft Associates.
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