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?
The White House calls it an authorized disclosure; Democrats in Congress call it a leak. Diane and her guests talk about the legal and political ramifications of a White House aide’s testimony that both President Bush and Vice President Cheney authorized the release of intelligence information to the news media.
- Norman Ornstein is resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute; coauthor with Thomas Mann of "The Broken Branch: How Congress Is Failing America and How to Get It Back on Track."
- Joseph diGenova former independent counsel and former US Attorney for the District of Columbia
- John Podesta president and CEO of the Center for American Progress, former chief of staff to President Clinton, and author of "The Power of Progress."
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