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.


Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 47m. Bisher sind 2638 Folge(n) erschienen. Jeden Tag erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 84 days 21 hours 31 minutes


Her Long Walk: 27,000 Miles

Adventurer Sarah Marquis has walked from Siberia to Australia. Alone and fearless. She shares her story.


 2016-02-29  46m

Rep. Mark Sanford: 'Trump Would Be A Tough Pill To Swallow'

South Carolina G.O.P. Congressman Mark Sanford tells host Tom Ashbrook why the Republican Presidential frontrunner Donald Trump would be potentially a dangerous nominee for his party.


 2016-02-29  3m

Will Trump Upend The G.O.P.?

Trump fever, Trump panic in the G.O.P. On the eve of Super Tuesday, we'll look at the political battle shaking the party.


 2016-02-29  46m

A New Look At the Jazz Of Charles Mingus

The music, life and complex racial identity of jazz great Charles Mingus.


 2016-02-26  48m

Week In The News: Trump Keeps Winning, Apple Fights F.B.I., Emotions On Facebook

Trump rolls on. Apple versus the U.S. government. Wild weather. And the fight over the Supreme Court. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.


 2016-02-26  46m

A Silk Road View Of The World

Seeing the world — its history, its future — from another angle. From the East, and the old Silk Road


 2016-02-25  47m

Debating Bernie Sanders' Vision

Bernie Sanders and our Gilded Age of inequality. Is he the way to end it? The chips are down. We'll hear the Democrats' debate.


 2016-02-25  46m

'Oscars So White' And The Hollywood Diversity Problem

#OscarsSoWhite. We'll look at Hollywood's diversity problem and how the country sees itself on screen.


 2016-02-24  48m

The New Push To Close Guantanamo

President Obama lays out his plan to close the detention center at Guantanamo Bay. We'll look at the plan, the battle ahead in Congress.


 2016-02-24  47m

The Music Contract At The Heart Of The #FreeKesha Story

If the hashtag #FreeKesha confused you this weekend, listen to a quick run through of the legal issues at the heart of the complicated case.


 2016-02-23  8m