FROM Alice Brennan
Tax Avoidance: A Global Industry The leak of 11.5 million documents from a Panamanian law firm has revealed a vast, deeply rooted infrastructure for hiding money and has caused embarrassment around the world. The Prime Minister of Iceland has resigned. Vladimir Putin has gone on television to deny that his assets are hidden in a shell company owned by a friend. The President of China has demanded censorship of reporting on the " Panama Papers ." One hundred news organizations have access to the files, including Fusion, a joint venture of ABC and Univision. Alice Brennan is an investigative reporter and producer of an upcoming Fusion documentary called, Dirty Little Secrets .
Trump plays scolder-in-chief with NATO allies At the opening of NATO’s dramatic new headquarters in Brussels today, President Trump acknowledged that Article 5 — promising that “an attack on one nation is an attack on all” -- has only been invoked one time: in the aftermath of September 11. But the President failed to provide what 27 other Alliance members have been waiting for: a re-commitment by America’s new leader to Article 5. Instead, they got a scolding.
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.
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.