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 outcome of Sunday’s final presidential vote in France and its implications domestically, across Europe, and for the U.S. and the rest of the world.
- Ulysse Gosset anchor for French television Channel 24 and host of the weekly program "Talk of Paris"
- Corine Lesnes Washington correspondent for "Le Monde"
- Norm Birnbaum editorial board member for "The Nation," professor emeritus at Georgetown University Law Center, and senior scholar at the Institute for Policy Studies
- Philip Gordon senior fellow in foreign policy studies at the Brookings Institution, former director for European affairs at the National Security Council (Clinton administration), and editor and translator of Nicolas Sarkozy’s new book "Testimony."
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