FROM Hugh Carnegy
Toulouse Shooting Prompts National Soul-Searching in France In France, authorities still don't know if the man who killed seven people, including a rabbi and three Jewish children, was acting alone or part of a wider plot. The suspect, Mohammed Merah, was shot by police as he jumped from his apartment window spraying a hail of gunfire. Hugh Carnegy, European Managing Editor for the Financial Times , has an update.
Venezuela spirals into economic and political chaos Venezuela, a country whose potential for prosperity is unmatched, finds itself on the verge of civil war. What sustains the repressive government? With time running out, guest host León Krauze looks at what the international community can do to pull the country from the edge of collapse.
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.
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.