FROM Laura Moy
Congress votes to repeal online privacy laws Photo by portal gda Most Americans don't have a choice about their Internet provider, which has a monopoly in their neighborhood. Starting last year, they did have the option to tell their provider not to take their most intimate information and sell it to the highest bidder. Now, if President Trump signs a bill passed by both house of Congress, that option to deny permission will disappear. Laura Moy is deputy director of the Center of Privacy and Technology at Georgetown University's Law Center.
Janesville and the American Dream Janesville, Wisconsin is the hometown of Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan. But he couldn’t prevent the closing of the General Motors factory after 100 years. On this Memorial Day rebroadcast of To the Point, we hear what’s happened to what once was a model of American middle-class unity.
Human Rights in the era of Donald Trump President Trump’s UN Ambassador, Nikki Haley, said today the US might pull out of the United Nations’ Human Rights Council. Serious violators of human rights are members of the Council itself–and a US resignation could make things worse. Later on today’s show, now that he’s into his second term, comedian turned US Senator Al Franken is telling jokes again.
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.