FROM Todd Darling
'Occupy the Farm' and the Fight to Grow Food UC Berkeley had plans to transform two acres on the shore of San Francisco Bay from a research farm into a commercial development. Some 200 people had a different idea. They broke the padlock off the gate, planted crops of their own and braved the threat of arrest every day. Todd Darling is the director of the new documentary Occupy the Farm , which is showing around the country — and is scheduled tomorrow for the Royal Theater in West Los Angeles.
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?
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.