Why Chavez chose social safety net over skyscrapers

Thom talks with journalist and author Robert Parry on how the Iran hostage crisis actually went down, and with American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten on the right’s plan to destroy our public school system. He also speaks to a panel of experts to review the second anniversary of Japan’s Fukushima disaster. And in tonight’s ‘Daily Take,’ Thom discusses how Hugo Chavez chose social safety net programs over massive skyscrapers.