Oregon Dropped Graduation Test Requirements. Here's What That Means For Education In The State
Oregon students used to have to pass a basic skills test in order to graduate from high school. This summer, the state dropped the requirement.
First Person: A Renter Reflects On How Delayed Rental Assistance Shaped Her Life
Charmayne was among the millions of Americans who were behind on their rent. So she turned to emergency rental assistance programs for help.
First Person: How Drought Along The Klamath River Impacts Migratory Birds
'The decisions that we're making now are putting at risk the birds that make their remarkable annual migration through this area. And this is a clear signal that the arteries...
Let's make sense of the world – together. From the economy and health care to politics and the environment – and so much more – On Point host Meghna Chakrabarti speaks with newsmakers and real people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR.
Amazon: The Prime Effect, Part IV
If you use Slack at work, Zoom for school, or binge watch Netflix at home, guess what? You’re also using Amazon.
Amazon: The Prime Effect, Part III
In Part III of our Amazon series, a look at the peaks and pits of Amazon's marketplace for retail.
Amazon: The Prime Effect, Part II
Who is Jeff Bezos? In Part II of our series The Prime Effect, we hear what the creation of Alexa tells us about the man...
Amazon: The Prime Effect, Part I
It’s not just a retailer. Part I in our series on Amazon, what it is and what power it has.
A Message From Meghna
Our eight-part series The Prime Effect explores the myriad ways Amazon is changing the way we shop, work and live. Coming up in the On...
Why Voters Are Rejecting The War On Drugs
We discuss the drug-related ballot measures that passed on Election Day and the shift in American drug policy.
Rethinking Gender With Mathematician Eugenia Cheng
A mathematician turns gender into a math problem.
The Racist Roots Of The Capitol Insurrection
We discuss racism's role in the attack on the Capitol.
The Trap Of Meritocracy
What has become of the common good? Political theorist Michael Sandel traces the history of meritocracy.