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News & Politics

On Point

By WBUR & NPR

Rank #98 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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94

Meghna and her guests are wonderful

By waffleninja808 - Sep 29 2018
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On Point has great topical stories and thoughtful coverage.

Not liking the new hosts!

By CLOU52 - Sep 22 2018
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I really liked Tom Ashbrook's veracity and depth many issues.

iTunes Ratings

1523 Ratings
Average Ratings
1107
179
79
64
94

Meghna and her guests are wonderful

By waffleninja808 - Sep 29 2018
Read more

On Point has great topical stories and thoughtful coverage.

Not liking the new hosts!

By CLOU52 - Sep 22 2018
Read more

I really liked Tom Ashbrook's veracity and depth many issues.

Top 10 Episode of On Point

Rank #1: The Future Of The Reading Brain In An Increasingly Digital World

Sep 27 2018
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Hours and hours of screen time. How much are digital distractions changing the way kids think, and even read?

Rank #2: Week In The News: Latest On Kavanaugh, Trump's Taxes, New Trade Deal

Oct 05 2018
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The FBI's Kavanaugh file. Trump's taxes. A new trade deal. And an Amazon wage hike. Catherine Rampell, Jackie Kucinich and Jack Beatty join David Folkenflik.

Rank #3: Week In The News: Latest On Saudi Saga, Midterm Battles And More

Oct 19 2018
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Secrets, lies, truths and U.S.-Saudi relations. Gloves come off in midterm battles. Elizabeth Warren's DNA. Margaret Talev, Fernando Pizarro and Jack Beatty join David Folkenflik.

Rank #4: What We Really Know — And Don't Know — About Obesity

Oct 03 2018
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The obesity epidemic is getting worse. But what if presumptions about the causes and consequences of obesity are wrong? Meghna Chakrabarti speaks with Michael Hobbes, Dr. Fatima Cody Stanford and Dr. Aurora Pryor.

Rank #5: How The Media Is Covering The Allegations Against Brett Kavanaugh

Sep 28 2018
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The media's coverage of the Kavanaugh nomination and the allegations against him. David Folkenflik speaks with Jane Mayer, Jane Coaston and Kelly McBride.

Rank #6: The Future Of Health Care — As Laid Out By Democrats, Republicans Ahead Of Midterms

Oct 23 2018
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Health care is dominating midterm messaging. But Democrats and Republicans are offering two starkly different visions. Meghna Chakrabarti speaks to Jo Mannies, Jonathan Cohn and Reid Epstein about what's resonating with voters and why.

Rank #7: 'The Corrosion Of Conservatism': Max Boot On Why He Left The GOP

Oct 11 2018
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Conservative luminary Max Boot explains to Meghna Chakrabarti why he left the Republican Party and is urging people to vote against the modern GOP.

Rank #8: Breaking Down The Kavanaugh Hearings

Sep 28 2018
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Meghna Chakrabarti hosts a special live broadcast with analysis following the testimonies of Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford. She's joined by David Savage, Mike Allen and Ginger Gibson.

Rank #9: In 'The Hate U Give,' A Portrait Of Police Violence, Code-Switching And More

Oct 19 2018
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A black teenager sees a friend killed by a white police officer. That's the storyline of the new film "The Hate U Give." The director George Tillman Jr. and young activists Kaia Hines, Alycia Moaton and Demitrius Doward tell David Folkenflik stories.

Rank #10: In Conversation With RuPaul, America's Most Famous Drag Queen

Oct 22 2018
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RuPaul Charles, America's most famous drag queen, was abandoned by his father as a child. He says it was an experience he couldn't let go. RuPaul tell Meghna Chakrabarti it was drag that finally set him free.