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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Survival Of The Kindest: Can Our Better Nature Help Us Build A Better World?


We discuss the lessons of the classic novel “Lord of the Flies.” Should humans be living by the notion of survival of the fittest — or survival of the kindest? Rutger Bregman and Jack Beatty join Meghna Chakrabarti.


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The Origins Of The Extremist 'Boogaloo' Movement


Libertarian extremists known as the boogaloo bois are now linked with at least two murders. We look at the origins of the movement.


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Coronavirus Economy: Are Big Banks On The Verge Of Financial Crisis?


We discuss the possibility of another financial crash and the risks big banks are taking that could cause it.


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The Evolution And Future Of The American Presidency


How the U.S. presidency became impossible. We talk to John Dickerson of CBS News about why he thinks the job is simply too much for anyone.


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'14 Miles': A Look At The U.S.-Mexico Border, And The Lives Defined By It


We look at a 14-mile stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border. What does a border mean in an interconnected world?


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Coronavirus Surge: How States Are Responding To The Spike In Cases


Months into the pandemic, coronavirus cases continue to spike across America. We check in around the country to see how different states are responding to this COVID-19 surge.


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The (Surprisingly) Brief History Of Handwashing


Handwashing can kill the coronavirus. But you may be surprised how short the history of handwashing actually is among humans.


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Grief At A Distance: How Coronavirus Has Changed The Way We Mourn


Mourning the loss of a loved one in the time of coronavirus.


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