Empty Stomachs

6 segments

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”.