The US and Britain are first in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and last among developed nations in taking care of their children. Is there a connection? We talk about imperialism, the welfare state, history and contemporary realities. Plus, House Democrat Howard Berman on his plan to bring the troops home from Iraq and, on Reporter's Notebook, genetic research shows that the ancestors of presidential candidates owned slaves. The candidates are John McCain, John Edwards--and Barack Obama.
The US and Britain, Guns or Butter?
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New Bill to Redeploy Troops if Bush Fails to Meet Own Goals
Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other House leaders have a new strategy to unite their party around a new law that could bring US troops home by the end of this year. It's the...
The US and Britain: Guns or Butter?
The US and Britain are the countries most deeply committed to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. A report from the United Nations United Nations International Children's...