FROM Ray Offenheiser
Wealth Gap Widens Faster than Anticipated The global economy has doubled in just the past 30 years -- but workers are getting a smaller piece of the action than ever. Photo: Oxfam America World leaders, international business tycoons and celebrities are gathering in Davos, Switzerland for the annual World Economic Forum -- called the " ultimate ego boost " by Vanity Fair. Coinciding with Davos, the charity Oxfam has released a sobering study . One finding: 62 people at the very top own as much wealth as 3.6 billion people in the rest of the world's economy. Ray Offenheiser is president of Oxfam America.
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.
Trump's 'America First' goes missing abroad In the Middle East, President Trump is changing some policies of the Obama Administration—and reversing his own campaign attacks on Islam as a religion that "hates us." We hear about his visit to Saudi Arabia and what's at stake for the rest of his foreign excursion.