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 2631 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein täglich erscheinender Podcast.

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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?


 2012-02-07  46m

Back To The Farmland

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


 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.


 2011-04-08  46m

Reimagining Malcolm X

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


 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.


 2011-04-07  23m

Paying For Privacy

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


 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.


 2011-04-06  45m

Warren Buffett's Investment Dynasty

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


 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.


 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.


 2011-04-04  23m