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(2076)

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On Point

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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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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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2076 Ratings
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137

Love Meghna!

By KrisD4 - Dec 03 2019
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I’m a firm independent who has never voted along party lines. Just listened to the episode about the state of the Republican Party. Great interview. Lisa Desjardins is clearly the rational right and Seth Weathers orbits on his own planet. That is all.

Awesome show

By Shadow3016 - Oct 30 2019
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I have been a long time listener and all of your hosts are amazing. Meghna is doing a good job.

iTunes Ratings

2076 Ratings
Average Ratings
1398
277
151
113
137

Love Meghna!

By KrisD4 - Dec 03 2019
Read more
I’m a firm independent who has never voted along party lines. Just listened to the episode about the state of the Republican Party. Great interview. Lisa Desjardins is clearly the rational right and Seth Weathers orbits on his own planet. That is all.

Awesome show

By Shadow3016 - Oct 30 2019
Read more
I have been a long time listener and all of your hosts are amazing. Meghna is doing a good job.

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On Point

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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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The impeachment spotlight shifts to the Judiciary Committee. Trump at a strained NATO summit. Kamala Harris drops out of the presidential race. The roundtable weighs in on the week that was. Seung Min Kim, Jack Beatty and Vivian Salama join David Folkenflik.

Dec 06 2019

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Inside 'Bombshell,' With The Film's Director And Two Former Fox News Stars

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We talk about the Fox News harassment scandals, the movie "Bombshell" and the aftermath. Jay Roach, Gretchen Carlson and Julie Roginsky join David Folkenflik.

Dec 13 2019

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Week In The News: Articles Of Impeachment, New NAFTA, 2020 And More

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House Democrats lay out Articles of Impeachment. Trump strikes deal on trade with those same House Democrats. And Warren takes on Buttigieg. The roundtable is here. Liz Landers, Annie Karni and Jack Beatty join David Folkenflik.

Dec 13 2019

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AG William Barr Slams DOJ Inspector General Over Russia Report

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A closer look at Attorney General William Barr. He opposes the inspector general, but is absolute in his support for the president. Mary McCord and David Rivkin join Meghna Chakrabarti.

Dec 12 2019

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Are The Robots Coming For Us? Misconceptions About AI And Machine Learning

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Machine learning is everywhere, but is it actual intelligence? A computer scientist wrestles with the ethical questions demanded by the rise of AI. Melanie Mitchell joins Meghna Chakrabarti.

Dec 12 2019

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The Growth (And New Contexts) Of LGBTQ Ball Culture

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Underground LGBTQ ballroom competitions started in the 1970s as a safe haven for black and brown young people. We look at how the culture has grown. Marlon Bailey, Rashaad Newsome and Sydney Baloue join Meghna Chakrabarti.

Dec 11 2019

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Uber: Nearly 6,000 Reports Of Sexual Assault Over 2 Years

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Uber’s own safety report reveals nearly 6,000 reports of sexual assault in two years. We look at the gig economy’s sexual assault problem and how to fix it. Lauren Kaori Gurley, Cindy Southworth and Alexandrea Ravenelle join Meghna Chakrabarti.

Dec 11 2019

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Health Care In Rural America; Coal Miners Follow-Up

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The impossible cost of health care in Appalachia: $40,000 for a single ambulance ride. We take a look at the cost of health care consolidation in rural America. Mason Adams, Tony Keck and Thomas Ricketts join Meghna Chakrabarti. Plus, we follow up on the story of the Kentucky coal miners who set up a railroad blockade after not being paid. Sydney Boles joins.

Dec 10 2019

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Democrats Push Ahead With Articles Of Impeachment

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House Democrats unveil articles of impeachment Tuesday morning. We break it all down with a top reporter and legal scholars. Toluse Olorunnipa, Claire Finkelstein and David Schultz join Meghna Chakrabarti.

Dec 10 2019

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Pensacola, U.K. Election, North Korea, More; WaPo Report On Afghanistan

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A roundtable of top reporters look ahead to a busy week in news. Jennifer Williams, Matthew Karnitschnig and Charlie D'Agata join Meghna Chakrabarti. Plus, a Washington Post report from Craig Whitlock details "a secret history" of the war in Afghanistan.

Dec 09 2019

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Week In The News: The Impeachment Inquiry, NATO And A Changing Presidential Race

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The impeachment spotlight shifts to the Judiciary Committee. Trump at a strained NATO summit. Kamala Harris drops out of the presidential race. The roundtable weighs in on the week that was. Seung Min Kim, Jack Beatty and Vivian Salama join David Folkenflik.

Dec 06 2019

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