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

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 47m. Bisher sind 2631 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein täglich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 84 days 16 hours 39 minutes

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Crisis In Syria


The body count surges in Syria. The US closes its embassy. Russia and China have the West fuming over their UN veto. Where is this headed?


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 2012-02-07  46m
 
 

Back To The Farmland


The dream and reality of living off the land. A novice farmer tells his story.


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 2011-04-08  45m
 
 

Week In The News


Budget showdown in Washington. A major 9-11 trial is sent to Guantanamo. A full airliner rips open in flight. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.


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 2011-04-08  46m
 
 

Reimagining Malcolm X


A new telling of the life of Malcolm X, from a biographer who’s already gone.


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 2011-04-07  44m
 
 

Ryan's Plans For Medicare And Medicaid


A new Republican budget plan would mean revolutionary changes for Medicare and Medicaid — for the old and poor and the country’s finances. We’ll look at what’s on the table.


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 2011-04-07  23m
 
 

Paying For Privacy


Buying back your own privacy. The high cost of keeping your personal information personal.


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 2011-04-06  23m
 
 

Risking A Government Shutdown


A government shutdown looms as Democrats and Republicans fight over big budget cuts on Capitol Hill. We’ll dive in.


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 2011-04-06  45m
 
 

Warren Buffett's Investment Dynasty


Scandal, succession, and investment icon Warren Buffet at 80.


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 2011-04-05  45m
 
 

President Obama's Energy Plan


Every president since Richard Nixon has vowed to get the U.S. off imported oil. We’ll take a tough look at the latest plan — President Obama’s.


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 2011-04-05  45m
 
 

College Basketball And Money: Should Players Get A Cut?


College basketball’s March Madness makes millions – but not for the players. We’ll tap into the hot debate over sharing the NCAA spoils.


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 2011-04-04  23m