FROM Jonathan Bradshaw
UNICEF Calls US among Worst in Child Well-being Overview When it comes to the well being of children, the US and Britain rank last -- behind Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic. UNICEF , the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund compared the well being of children in 21 industrialized countries. The Netherlands came out on top, followed by other European countries with strong welfare systems. The US and Britain were 20 th and 21 st . One of the authors of the report is Jonathan Bradshaw, Professor of Social Policy at England's York University.
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 '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.
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.