Shibley Telhami, University of Maryland, Peace & Development Professor
Guest will discuss the latest developments between Israel and Gaza, including Wednesday’s announcement that a cease-fire will begin at 9pm Cairo time (2pm et Wednesday).
Veronique de Rugy, George Mason University, Mercatus Center Senior Fellow & Elizabeth Lower-Basch, Center for Law & Social Policy (CLASP), Senior Policy Analyst @CLASP_DC
Guests will discuss poverty in the United States today, including where it is most widespread, as well as programs in place to combat poverty, including food stamps and other forms of government assistance.
Jacqueline Pata, National Congress of American Indians, Executive Director @NCAI1944
Guest will explain what the fiscal cliff and sequestration could mean to Native American and Alaska Native communities, and go over priorities for the Lame Duck session including the Violence Against Women Act, the Stafford Act and the Farm Bill. She can also address controversies over mascots, Campaign 2012, and the upcoming White House Tribal Nations Conference.