We chat with D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier about the city's strategy to combat the spike in violent crime taking place in the nation's capital.
More than a billion people worldwide don’t get enough to eat. And a new report by the Department of Agriculture indicates a disturbing uptick in hunger within the U.S. We explore how global economic turmoil has affected food systems, and the challenge of combating hunger from a local and global perspective.
- John Parker Globalization Correspondent, The Economist
- David Beckmann President, Bread for the World
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