On Point

Let's make sense of the world – together. From the economy and health care to politics and the environment – and so much more – On Point host Meghna Chakrabarti speaks with newsmakers and real people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR.

http://www.wbur.org/onpoint

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What The Future Holds For The U.S. Relationship With Saudi Arabia


Money, geopolitics and human rights. Is it time for the U.S. to transform its relationship with Saudi Arabia?


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Amazon's Union Tipping Point


For years, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has said the company didn’t need unions. But could an Amazon warehouse in Alabama be the tipping point?


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The Push To Eliminate Cash Bail


Recently, Illinois became the first state to eliminate cash bail. What kind of system should states have instead?


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Radio Diary: 'How Can All This Stress Be On One Person?'


Allure and her mom live in New Jersey. They're just one of the millions of American families whose lives could be transformed if a child poverty proposal passes in Washington.


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Congress Could Lift Millions Of Children Out Of Poverty. Will Politics Get In The Way? 


We compare plans to cut child poverty. Even if the issue has bipartisan support, will politics get in the way of solutions that could help millions of American children?


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Rethinking How We Approach Long-Term Care In The U.S.


Nursing homes in crisis. Is it time to rethink how they work? We talk about alternative models for nursing homes and how to build a better long-term care system in the U.S.


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The Threat At Home: How The U.S. Will Confront Domestic Terrorism


After decades of battling international terrorism, is the U.S. ready to fight a war against domestic terrorism?


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Using 'Systems Thinking' To Make Sense Of The World, From Pandemics To Politics


To solve a puzzle, you never just look at one piece of it. So why do we try to tackle the most complex problems of modern life in such a piecemeal fashion?


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Why Facebook Turned Off The News In Australia


Facebook hits delete on the news in Australia in response to regulation. Should the platform hold this level of power? And what could the standoff mean for journalism on social media worldwide?


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From Variants To Vaccines: The Future Of COVID-19


New COVID variant cases are rising in the United States, waits for the vaccine are long, and most of us just want to know -- how will this pandemic end?


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