On Point

Go behind the headlines: From the economy and health care to politics and the environment – and so much more – On Point hosts Meghna Chakrabarti and David Folkenflik speak with newsmakers and real people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR for NPR.

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Serving NATO And The Navy, James Stavridis Looked To These Leaders For Lessons


A meditation on character and leadership from former Supreme Allied Commander of NATO James Stavridis. The new book is "Sailing True North."


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Understanding How Anxiety Might Be Different For Men


Men and anxiety. New studies show that men don’t experience or express anxiety in the same way as women. That could be affecting men’s access to treatment.


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Susan Rice On What's 'Worth Fighting For,' From Her Career In American Diplomacy


Ambassador Susan Rice on lessons learned serving in the Obama administration.


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Week In The News: More Whistleblowers, White House Defiance, Turkey And Syria


Multiple whistleblowers come forward. The White House refuses to cooperate with the impeachment inquiry. Turkey invades Syria with Trump’s green light.


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Zadie Smith; 2019 Nobel Prize For Physiology Or Medicine


Zadie Smith is with us to talk about her first short story collection, "Grand Union."


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For The First Time, College-Educated Women Make Up More Of The Workforce


2019 marks the year women cross over into the majority of the college-educated workforce. It’s already bringing changes to corporate life.


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China Vs. The NBA: A Hong Kong Tweet From The Houston Rockets GM


An NBA executive’s Hong Kong tweet tips off fierce backlash from China. Why does the NBA care? We follow the bouncing ball and dollars.


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No White House Cooperation; LGBTQ Workplace Discrimination


Is it legal to fire workers because they’re LGBTQ? The Supreme Court takes it up. So do we.


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Just How Hard Is It To Quit Vaping?


Vaping deaths and injuries are getting attention. Kicking the habit isn’t so easy. What works?


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U.S. Pulls Troops From Northern Syria Ahead Of Turkish Operation


In a stunning policy reversal, the U.S. pulls out of northern Syria ahead of an expected Turkish invasion. We unpack what it means for the Kurds, regional stability and U.S. foreign policy.


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