Week In The News: National Emergency, Parkland, Amazon New York And More
President Trump to sign the border deal and declare a national emergency. The first anniversary of Parkland. Amazon cancels plans for a New York headquarters.
Green New Deal Aims To Address Climate Change. Would It Work Without Nuclear Power?
You say we have to tackle climate change. Fine. But can you do it without nuclear power? It’s a hot-button issue for environmentalists. And the Green New Deal sidesteps it.
'Since Parkland': The Importance Of Local Journalism Collaboration
McClatchy’s East Region editor, Kristin Roberts, contributed a short essay to On Point about the importance of local journalism outlets working together to report on the nationwide impact of gun violence.
'We Are An International Region': Immigration Realities On The Ground In El Paso
Taking a step back from the politics and policy, here are the facts about what's happening on the ground at the U.S.-Mexico border in El Paso, Texas.
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 Burnout Generation': Millennials And The Mindset Of 'Working All The Time'
Debt, uncertain work, unrealistic expectations – are millennials turning into the burnout generation?
In 'Thick,' Tressie McMillan Cottom Looks At Beauty, Power And Black Womanhood In America
Sociologist Tressie McMillan Cottom discusses upending stereotypes of black womanhood.
What Americans Can Learn From The Fall Of The Roman Republic
The fall of the Roman empire has fascinated history buffs and close students of power for centuries. The fall of...
Athletes Take On Exploitation, Amateurism, Putting Self-Preservation First
More athletes are refusing to be exploited, from high school, to college, to the pros. It’ll be a big trend...
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