The latest from On Point
The Republican Party is falling into dangerous traps that could cost the party elections for a generation. At least, that’s the premise of Harvard Professor Thomas Patterson’s new book “Is...
The summer blockbuster movie season will be a bit different this year during the coronavirus pandemic. Theaters are out, streaming is in, and the drive-in has come back into vogue....
Dave Petee is being treated for cancer. Part of his therapy is going for morning walks around Fresh Pond Reservoir, accompanied by the singing of the local bird life.
The presidency is not the only election this year. In the Senate, just a few seats could tip the majority from red to blue come November. We’ll check in with...
The Trump Administration has rolled back, or attempted to roll back, dozens of environmental rules, including regulations on emissions and air quality standards. We’ll touch on some of them and...
Who will Joe Biden select as his running mate? We assess his short list of candidates.
We look at the experience of domestic and home health care workers who are among the most vulnerable during the pandemic.
We dig into what the next few months of unconventional campaigning will look like.
A conversation with author Jacqueline Woodson.
It’s the week in review. Justice Department officials testify in Congress, the House passes a police reform bill and COVID-19 cases spike in the United States.
We look at how city features were inspired by history's worst disease outbreaks.
The Atlanta police officer who shot Rayshard Brooks had just completed a course in de-escalation. Why was his instinct to shoot?
What does coronavirus recovery actually look like?
More than 50 years ago, the Kerner Commission Report laid bare the racism that led to uprisings in the 1960s.
How would you reconstruct democracy for the 21st century?
A newly energized push for reparations for descendants of enslaved people. We dig into specific proposals and examples of reparations already in place.
A conversation with Patton Oswalt.
What does the firing of U.S. attorney Geoffrey Berman signal about President Trump’s reelection campaign?
Professor, author and preacher Michael Eric Dyson joins us.
The weekly news roundtable is here.