FROM John Schmid
'Insourcing' Jobs back to America "Insourcing" may be an unfamiliar term, but it's the opposite of outsourcing, which means American companies moving jobs overseas. At the White House today, the President hosted a forum on how to keep them at home. He highlighted the " hopeful trend " of companies "choosing to invest in the one country with the most productive workers, the best universities, and the most creative and innovative entrepreneurs in the world." One of those companies is Master Lock , headquartered in Wisconsin. John Schmid is economics writer for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel .
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.
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.