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 for NPR.

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'Spymasters' Author Chris Whipple On Presidential Transition, Future Of The CIA


A conversation with journalist Chris Whipple about restoring the CIA and the challenging road ahead for President-elect Joe Biden.


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In 'How Ike Led,' Reflections On Eisenhower's Political Legacy


What we learn from Dwight Eisenhower's life and leadership.


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Presidential Transition: What We Know About Biden's Cabinet Picks


We take a look at who Biden has picked to lead, and what the choices say about the administration that's taking shape.


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The Problem With Polling — And How To Fix It


Election 2020 again proved there's a problem with polling. But when it comes to understanding the electorate, are there any better options?


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A Former Conservative Blogger On How Right-Wing Media Fuels The Political Divide 


Matthew Sheffield started his career as a conservative blogger. Now, he says he wants to 'free' people from it.


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Radio Diary: 'On Eagle's Wings'


Earlier this month, Joe Biden addressed the nation for the first time as the president-elect. Biden will be the second Catholic president in U.S. history, and he referenced his Catholic faith by invoking a particular hymn.


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What To Expect From The Final Days Of The Trump Presidency


There have been a lot of firings and policy moves by the Trump administration since Election Day. So what else can we expect from the president in his 61 remaining days in office?


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'Where Forest Meets The Sea': The Uncertain Future Of The Tongass National Forest


Alaska's Tongass National Forest is one of the largest intact temperate rainforests in the world. And now, the Trump administration is opening half of it up to logging and development.


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From Testing To Distribution: The Logistics Behind COVID-19 Vaccines


We discuss a COVID-19 vaccine's journey from testing to public distribution.


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Why Voters Are Rejecting The War On Drugs


We discuss the drug-related ballot measures that passed on Election Day and the shift in American drug policy.


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