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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How To Care For Your Kids — By First Caring For Yourself


SOS for moms and dads. How to nurture your child by caring for yourself. Self-compassion for parents.


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Which Gun-Control Measures Will Trump, Congress Ultimately Take Up?


Congress readies to take up a slew of new gun-violence measures in September. We look at what’s on the table and what gun laws states are passing on their own.


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Ferguson, 5 Years On: What's Changed Since Michael Brown's Death


Five years after Ferguson, the national conversation about race and policing is still ongoing – and residents of Ferguson, Missouri, are still searching for answers.


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Rep. Tim Ryan; Fooling Facial Recognition


Democratic congressman and presidential hopeful Tim Ryan joins us. We talk about gun violence in his home state, his views on "Medicare for All" and more.


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Melting Ice, Raging Fires: Summer In The Arctic, Courtesy Of Climate Change


In the Arctic, a warming planet is accelerating the loss of sea ice and raising the stakes for the region.


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Week In The News; 2020 Candidate Michael Bennet


The Trump Administration toughens immigration policy. The markets tumble. And the DOJ investigates the jail that held Jeffrey Epstein.


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In 100 Years, 1 Million Black Families Have Been Ripped From Their Farms


Over the last century, African Americans were dispossessed of millions of acres of land. We look at the story of black-owned farmland in Mississippi.


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'The Global Downturn Has Already Begun': Bracing For Recession


More and more economic indicators are pointing in the wrong direction and fears are growing that we are heading into a global recession.


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What The Future Holds For Labor Unions


"Beaten Down, Worked Up" — longtime labor reporter Steven Greenhouse on the future of unions.


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Limiting Green Cards For Low-Income Immigrants


The Trump administration seeks to deny green cards to immigrants who could use government assistance like food stamps. We look at the reasons why and the potential impact.


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