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?
Trade, climate change, human rights, nuclear weapons and U.S. debt: President Obama meets with the leader of the world’s fastest growing economy, China, seeking common ground on critical issues. The Diane Rehm Show, Tuesday.
- Minxin Pei professor of government, Claremont McKenna College; adjunct senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
- Victor Cha senior adviser, Center for Strategic and International Studies; associate professor of government at Georgetown University School of Foreign Service; former director of Asian Affairs at the White House National Security Council during the Bush administration.
- Ian Johnson reporter, The Wall Street Journal, Beijing bureau.
- John Pomfret diplomatic correspondent, "The Washington Post"; author of "Chinese Lessons: Five Classmates and the Story of the New China."
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