FROM Jonathan O'Connell
It's 'Made in America' week: What does that even mean today? This week, surrounded by American goods, President Trump kicked off his ' Made in America ' week. It's part of his nationalist agenda to bring manufacturing jobs back from overseas. But what does ‘made in America' mean today? How difficult is it to buy products made entirely in the USA? Where are products actually made in the country? We look at how big companies are moving from small towns to big cities in the digital era.
Is the threat from Russia missing from the Russia meddling probe? There's much being made about the Trump administration's possible ties with Russia. But the bottom line is Russia's effort to influence American democracy. Do the President and his aides care enough to take action before voters go back to the polls?
Trump's new look at civil rights and global warming President Trump is reportedly ready to pull the US out of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. We look at the possible consequences. On the second half of the program, we hear about cuts in Obama-Era civil rights programs called for by the Trump Administration's first budget plan.
What happens when America retreats from the world? Is President Trump taking his "America First" agenda to extremes, withdrawing the country from the international stage on trade and climate change, distancing America from its traditional allies across the Atlantic and even threatening to physically isolate the country through the building of a wall along its southern border? León Krauze guest hosts.