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: Susan Page
Warning that the nation’s entire economy is at risk, President Bush calls for immediate action by Congress to confront the financial crisis. John McCain suspends his campaign and returns to Washington and Barack Obama says he’ll go forward with tonight’s debate. A panel of journalists joins Susan Page for review and analysis of the week’s top news stories.
- Jim McTague Washington editor, "Barron's" magazine
- David Corn Washington bureau chief, "Mother Jones" magazine; author of several books, most recently, "Hubris: The Inside Story of Spin, Scandal, and the Selling of the Iraq War." He blogs at politicsdaily.com.
- Eamon Javers correspondent, Politico.
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