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News & Politics

On Point

Updated about 1 month ago

Rank #136 in News & Politics category

News & Politics
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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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104
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112

Host

By ienepet - Mar 19 2019
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Meghan C talks too much with some arrogance. Other hosts are very good. Please use other hosts

Great

By DW-99 - Mar 13 2019
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Thanks for posting the entire two-hour podcast, unlike 1A which is aways incomplete.

iTunes Ratings

1752 Ratings
Average Ratings
1230
225
104
81
112

Host

By ienepet - Mar 19 2019
Read more
Meghan C talks too much with some arrogance. Other hosts are very good. Please use other hosts

Great

By DW-99 - Mar 13 2019
Read more
Thanks for posting the entire two-hour podcast, unlike 1A which is aways incomplete.
Cover image of On Point

On Point

Updated about 1 month ago

Rank #136 in News & Politics category

Read more

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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Rank #1: And Now Your 7-Day Forecast: What It Takes To Predict The Weather

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What does it take to predict tomorrow’s weather today? We take a look at the fascinating story behind the history and science of the weather forecast. Andrew Blum and Bri Eggers join Meghna Chakrabarti.

Jul 18 2019
47 mins
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Rank #2: Public Housing Can Perpetuate Racial Segregation, Report Finds

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A study conducted as part of a lawsuit in the City of New York found part of its affordable housing policy might deepen segregation. Policy advocates say that it can also prevent displacement. J. David Gooman, Vicki Been, Ed Goetz and Christie McCravy join Meghna Chakrabarti.

Jul 18 2019
46 mins
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Rank #3: How Health Care Is Shaping American Politics

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High deductibles and medical bills are feeding resentment and political alienation of the middle class, reports the Los Angeles Times. We unpack. Noam Levey and Elana Schor join Meghna Chakrabarti.

Jul 17 2019
46 mins
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Rank #4: To Beef, Or Not To Beef? The Rise Of Meatless Burgers

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Meat-free burgers are sweeping the nation. Are they healthier or better for the planet? We ask. Michael Grunwald, Kelsey Mangano and Will Schafer join Meghna Chakrabarti.

Jul 17 2019
47 mins
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Rank #5: The Atlantic: Police Fail To Catch Sexual Predators Because They Don't Believe Victims

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A major investigation by The Atlantic finds that the police are still skeptical of women who report a rape. The reporter says a "subterranean river of chauvinism" is to blame. Barbara Hagerty and Rick Bell join Meghna Chakrabarti.

Jul 16 2019
47 mins
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Rank #6: Race And Racism In Washington: Trump Tweets, Democrats' Infighting And More

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From President Trump’s "go back" tweets to the dispute between the "squad" and House Speaker Pelosi. We take a look at race and racism in Washington. Rep. William Lacy Clay, Peniel Joseph, Rochelle Riley and E.J. Dionne join Meghna Chakrabarti.

Jul 16 2019
47 mins
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Rank #7: These Books Are Making Waves On 2019 Summer Reading Lists

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Thrillers to memoirs. Great escapes to illumination. We’ve got your hot summer reading list all cued up. The best beach reads of 2019. Laurie Hertzel, Leigh Haber and Hannah Oliver Depp join Meghna Chakrabarti.

Jul 15 2019
47 mins
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Rank #8: Travel Responsibly Or Don't Travel At All: Airlines And The Environment

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Take your pick: plane, car or boat. They’re all bad for the planet. Does that mean we should all stay home? Andy Newman, Nives Dolšak and Richard Aboulafia join Meghna Chakrabarti.

Jul 15 2019
47 mins
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Rank #9: Rounding The Bases With Former MLB Commissioner Bud Selig

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With David Folkenflik. We’re discussing the state of play in Major League Baseball with ESPN writer Jeff Passan. Then, former Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig steps up to the plate to face questions about his record and his outlook on America’s pastime today. His new memoir is “For the Good of the Game.”

Jul 12 2019
46 mins
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Rank #10: Week In The News: Epstein, Census, U.S.-U.K. Tensions, More

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With host David Folkenfilk. Acosta stepping down amid Epstein plea deal controversy. Trump’s census fight. The British Ambassador resigns. Pelosi scolds "the squad." More tensions in the Strait of Hormuz. Immigration chief promises raids, soon. The roundtable weighs in on the week that was. 

Jul 12 2019
46 mins
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