FROM Jonathan Timm
Millennials Are Unionizing The decline of manufacturing in the US has meant a decline of organized labor, but new media may be leading the Millennial Generation back to the future. First, employees of Gawker Media joined the Writers’ Guild and this week workers for the Huffington Post announced plans to do the same thing. Jonathan Timm writes for Salon, BuzzFeed and the Atlantic Magazine, which published his recent article, " Can Millennials Save Unions? " Photo: AFGE
Who's to blame for the opioid crisis? Some of the lawyers who took on Big Tobacco are now going after Big Pharma. It’s all about the deadly epidemic of opioid use. Are the drug companies to blame? What about the users? Later, on today’s Talking Point: making sense of Britain’s upset election.
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.