Some say eating insects could save the planet, as we face the potential for global food and protein shortages. It's a common practice in many parts of the world, but what would it take to make bugs more appetizing to the masses here in the U.S.? Does it even make sense to try? A look at the arguments for and against the practice known as entomophagy, and the cultural and environmental issues involved.
The New York Times reported this past weekend on the increase in French books and articles critical of American policy and culture. Many observers say a anti-Americanism is on the rise across the countries of the European Union. A panel talks about what Europeans dislike about the U.S. and what effect, if any, this has on American international leadership and the U.S. economy.
- Gebhard Schweigler professor of international relations at the National War College
- Martin Kettle The Guardian of London
- Robert Hunter senior advisor with the RAND Corporation and former U.S. Ambassador to NATO
- Jacqueline Grapin president, European Institute in Washington
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