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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'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|
||CleanMassacre At Mosques And Anti-Muslim Sentiments Around The World||The deadly attacks on two New Zealand mosques. We look at anti-Muslim sentiment, white supremacism and the growing global threat. Wajahat Ali and J.M. Berger join David Folkenflik.||3/15/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWeek In The News: Border Emergency, Boeing, Brexit, Buying Your Way To College And More||Senate rejects Trump's border emergency declaration. Boeing jets. No Brexit deal. The college entrance scam. Pelosi on impeachment. Venezuela in the dark. The roundtable is here. Anita Kumar, Dave Lawler and Jack Beatty join David Folkenflik.||3/15/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGlobal Recycling Is A Dumpster Fire. Literally||China wouldn’t take the bulk of U.S. recycling anymore, so some cities and towns are taking a drastic step: They’re burning it. Jenna Jambeck, David Biderman and Tony Giunta join Meghna Chakrabarti.||3/14/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBoeing Planes Back Under Scrutiny After Ethiopian Airlines Crash||What's the future hold for Boeing’s 737 Max aircraft? Two deadly crashes in less than five months. The U.S. has joined other countries in grounding flights. Lori Aratani, Captain Larry Rooney and Jim Hall join Meghna Chakrabarti.||3/14/2019||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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