There's been violence in Europe and political upheaval here in the US. Is the developed West losing confidence and a sense of hope? What's the role of wealth inequality? What are the possible fixes? Also, President Obama and new proposals for job creation, and cigarette companies sue the FDA against graphic warnings about the dangers of smoking.
Banner image: Members of the nurses union, National Nurses United, and other workers converge on Wall Street to protest against financial intuitions and inequality in New York City. Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images