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?
Guest Host: Frank Sesno
Several prominent congressional leaders are seeking modifications to the proposed $700 billion Treasury bail out plan. An update on the high speed effort to roll out the most massive government intervention plan since the Great Depression.
- Jared Bernstein Chief Economist and Economic Policy Adviser for Vice President Biden and Executive Director of the Vice President's Middle Class Task Force.
- David Wessel economics editor, The Wall Street Journal; author "In Fed We Trust"
- Steve Bartlett President & Chief Executive Officer, The Financial Services Roundtable
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