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 Friday News Roundup. Pakistan’s ruling party regroups after massive street demonstrations and the Obama administration plans a civilian surge in Afghanistan. The Red Cross concludes the Bush administration’s treatment of al-Qaeda captives “constituted torture.” A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week’s top international news stories.
- Yochi Dreazen military correspondent for The Wall Street Journal.
- Karen DeYoung senior diplomatic correspondent, The Washington Post.
- Michael Hirsh senior editor at Newsweek.
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