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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.
||Clean'The Inventor': Elizabeth Holmes' Theranos Scam That Rocked Silicon Valley||Academy Award-winning director Alex Gibney on his HBO documentary "The Inventor" — a tale about Silicon Valley, Elizabeth Holmes and the collapse of her blood-testing company Theranos. Alex Gibney and John Carreyrou join David Folkenflik.||3/22/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWeek In The News: Trump Feuds, Fox-Disney Merger, FAA, Midwest Flooding||Boeing’s relationship with the FAA faces tough scrutiny. The Magic Kingdom eats up a Fox. And the president trashes his critics on twitter. Kathie Obradovich, Darlene Superville and John Harwood join David Folkenflik.||3/22/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOn Country Music Airwaves, Female Artists Fight For Equal Play||Women of country music are raising their voices against the old boys’ network in Nashville they say discriminates against them. Beverly Keel, Kalie Shorr and Kelleigh Bannen join Meghna Chakrabarti.||3/21/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Cases For Reparations: How 2020 Presidential Candidates Address The Issue||Democratic presidential hopefuls are talking about reparations for slavery. They’re talking seriously, but with few specifics. What would a reparations policy actually look like? Errin Haines Whack, William Darity and John McWhorter join Meghna [...]||3/21/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean'Combat Obscura': The Raw Reality Of A War Zone, As Filmed By Marines||The public sees valor and heroism. But a new documentary from a military videographer captures the darker, complex, messy truth of American Marines at war. Miles Lagoze and Ian Pollock join Meghna Chakrabarti.||3/20/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFloods From 'Bomb Cyclone' Drive Midwesterners Out Of Underwater Communities||Devastating weather in the Midwest after a "bomb cyclone" triggers catastrophic flooding. Evacuations as entire communities are underwater. We have the latest. Billy Kelly, Jessica Macholan, Jim Angel and Mayor Shawn Kelly join Meghna Chakrabarti.||3/20/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTo Improve Breastfeeding, Babies Get Their Tongues Clipped. Is It Necessary?||Snipping an infant’s tongue can improve breastfeeding. But is the surgery overused or even medically necessary? Rachel Morgan Cautero, Dr. Jonathan Walsh and Robin Kaplan join Meghna Chakrabarti.||3/19/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCalifornia Kills The Death Penalty — For Now. What Is Its Future?||California Gov. Gavin Newsom halts the death penalty in his state and takes his case to the national stage. We unpack the politics and public opinion. Marisa Lagos, Phyllis Loya, Jordan Steiker and Cassandra Stubbs join Meghna Chakrabarti.||3/19/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPart 3: Renting Vs. Buying. How Important Is Owning A Home?||Is owning a home still the American Dream? A look at the pros and cons of renting versus buying in our special series, "Where We Call Home." Kevin Scanlan, Synia Jordan, Ryan Dezember and Chris Herbert join Meghna Chakrabarti.||3/18/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean'Youth Climate Strike': Students All Over Join Protest To Address Climate Change||The "Youth Climate Strike." It’s their future, and their planet. We talk to young students about their urgent call to adults to take action on climate change now. Andrew Revkin, Feliquan Charlemagne, Krishna Ariola, Sophie Sleeman and Tom Maher [...]||3/18/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
I used to really like On Point, but it has declined over the years. One of my big pet peeves is the reliance on invited experts to the show, who get premium space on the show despite often supplying routine or boring information, over informed call-in listeners. Sure, a call-in listener is can often be bad radio, but often they are much more insightful and worth listening to than the stilted in-studio guest. My advice to On Point would be to stop cutting off the truly interesting call-in listeners in order to cram in other callers or expert voices, who are often a step down in quality.
Meghan C talks too much with some arrogance. Other hosts are very good. Please use other hosts
Thanks for posting the entire two-hour podcast, unlike 1A which is aways incomplete.
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