FROM Douglas MacMillan
The Ride-Sharing Rivalry Between Uber and Lyft Heats Up The fight between Apple and Google is old news; the latest tech battle in San Francisco is between Lyft and Uber. And, just as it is with the communications giants, so it is with the transportation rivals: their war has spread to dozens of other cities. Lyft and Uber are competing with taxis, buses and trains to provide transportation in America’s urban centers. They’re also competing—with increasing intensity—with each other. That’s according to Douglas MacMillan of the Wall Street Journal.
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.
White House budget proposal slashes and burns President Trump's first budget request is considered dead on arrival in Congress — a familiar development in Capitol Hill. We hear what it reveals about the priorities of the new administration. What's likely to die… and what might survive?
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.
Replacing Obamacare: Now you see it… now you don’t As the Senate deliberates replacing Obmacare, health coverage for millions of people is at stake. There've been no public hearings, and a draft measure won't be made public. Is the House version so unpopular that that Senate is hiding a version that looks much the same?