Empty Stomachs

The global food crisis has driven food costs up around the world. Author Raj Patel traces the link between those prices and the unrest in the Middle East.  Plus: City Council speaker Christine Quinn talks about her state of the city address; Felix Salmon on the sale of the New York Stock Exchange to German owned Deutsche Börse; the rise of Asian fashion in design and pop-culture; and the two filmmakers, Sebastian Junger and Tim Hetherington, on their Oscar nominated documentary “Restrepo”.