As HIV Spikes In Southeast, What We Need To Fight The Epidemic
Southern states now make up the majority of new HIV diagnoses. We look at the political and structural reasons behind the increase, and at solutions.
Why U.S. Plans For High-Speed Trains Keep Riding Off The Rails
California’s governor spiked the state’s high-speed rail project. "Let’s get real," he said, "it would cost too much and take too long." Why can’t the U.S. get high-speed rail right?
Tell Us More About Where You Call Home: An On Point Special Series
Do you rent or own your home? Did you get paid to move to Vermont ... but still work a remote job in another state? Has a nearby tech giant headquarters pushed you out of your previous living arrangement? Tell us more!
Next Stop: High-Speed Rail? The Future Of Trains In The U.S.
Around the world, trains zip around at over 200 miles per hour. The closest thing the U.S. has is the Acela train, which averages about 80 miles per hour. And plans for the first truly high-speed U.S. rail have been scaled back.
Inside Sen. Amy Klobuchar's Mining Industry Support In Northeast Minnesota
Last year, Sen. Klobuchar co-sponsored an amendment tucked into a defense spending bill that would have finalized a land swap between the U.S. Forest Service and PolyMet Mining.
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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