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People. Don’t. Listen. “There’s so much in our society that is encouraging us not to listen," Kate Murphy says.
What is good listening and can it make a difference?
School boards are a new nexus of America's culture wars. Some say the targeting of school boards is a political tactic used by right-wing organizations. We hear that deeper story.
Americans think the Supreme Court is too ideological. What should be done about it?
What determines your happiness? We'll talk about why science says, even with every problem in the world right now, you deserve to be happy.
New Zealand was aiming for 'COVID zero.' What does New Zealand's changing strategy tell us about what the pandemic's end should look like?
For decades, scholar Randall Kennedy has been writing about race, culture and the law. “We are certainly much further from the racial promised land than I had thought that we...
A former Facebook employee says the social media giant knows it is tearing society apart. Will Facebook face its Big Tobacco moment?
The brain, behavior and authoritarianism. Understanding the social and neurological forces that drive people to turn their backs on democracy.
The price tag for the Democrats’ social spending bill may be shrinking – but the needs of Americans are not. We hear what stays in the bill, what goes and...
Cars. Smartphones. Appliances. An international chip shortage is squeezing supply chains and inventory. How did this happen? And when will it end?
On Point host Meghna Chakrabarti and senior editor Dorey Scheimer hot a live behind-the-scenes look at the series "The Prime Effect."
Amazon has transformed almost every business sector it's entered, from retail to cloud computing. Where will Amazon go next? Hear the eighth episode in our series The Prime Effect.
Surveillance and the world's largest retailer. In the seventh episode of "The Prime Effect," learn what Amazon knows about your digital and physical life.
In the sixth episode of our series "The Prime Effect," we look at Amazon's labor force, and how, someday, it could be changing how you work.
The fifth episode of our series The Prime Effect takes a look inside the world's largest online retailer and its impact on planet earth.
There’s new information on just how hard the Trump administration tried to overthrow the 2020 election. How healthy is the state of our democracy?
Multi-level marketing distributors claim to sell life-changing products. They’re also selling something else -- misleading product claims and disinformation.
Democrats in Washington are divided again. Will Democrats let party infighting destroy their own, and President Biden's, ambitious goals?
Steven Salaita was a rising star in the field of American Indian studies. In the fall of 2012, he applied for a job at the University of Illinois. Then, he...
College enrollment may be an indicator of a growing economic and social crisis among American men. We hear from researchers who say American democracy depends on doing something about it.