The latest from On Point
Ardine Williams is Amazon’s vice president of workforce development. In this web exclusive, she speaks with Meghna Chakrabarti about the company's labor force and culture.
Maren Costa worked at Amazon for 15 years. That abruptly ended last spring when she spoke out about the company's climate impact. We take a look at how Amazon treats...
In this web exclusive, Gilman Louie joins Meghna Chakrabarti for an extended interview about AI warfare and its ethical challenges.
The world’s superpowers are building new super-fast, super-lethal armies powered by artificial intelligence. AI warfare and its implications.
John Jones was just 7 years old when he was forced to attend the Alberni Residential School in Canada. Stories from survivors of Canada’s residential schools.
Last summer, Portland erupted in protest. How has the city changed a year later?
Sean Fruit and his wife got their vaccinations, stopped wearing masks and drove to Vegas. They caught COVID. Breakthrough cases and what they mean for the ongoing pandemic.
Conserving America's most precious public lands. It's the founding duty of the National Park Service. But what does conservation mean with accelerating climate change?
A recent Gallup poll found that fewer than half of Americans belong to a house of worship. But while Americans might be losing their religion, they are not losing their...
A mathematician turns gender into a math problem.
The western U.S. is no stranger to drought. But this isn't any dry spell. More than 70% of the West is exceptionally parched. Could it be a permanent change?
Ian Manuel was placed in solitary confinement for a crime he committed just after the seventh grade. Now, he’s telling his story about his life and experience in solitary confinement.
The joy of birds. It's a joy that comes if we take the time to listen. In the latest First Person diary, artist, writer and naturalist Julie Zickefoose shares some...
A mysterious disease is killing birds across the U.S. It has left experts puzzled.
Protesters chanting ‘liberty!’ have taken to the streets across Cuba. Amid food shortages and a raging pandemic, Cubans are saying, ‘We’ve had enough.’
'I believe that as a whole, as a country, we have appealed to our better angels. And I think that us as a country, we will be better for it.'
As the COVID-19 Delta variant spreads, vaccination rates have slowed. What’s behind the growing vaccination divide?
After a pandemic year marked by burnouts and a lack of separation between our homes and workplaces, is it time to reimagine the working week?
In 1964, Times v. Sullivan set the principle behind U.S. libel law. Now, two Supreme Court justices say in this social media era it’s time to revisit the ruling. Is...
For a long time, Amazon would not release its carbon footprint data. But, in 2019, Amazon pivoted. Our series 'The Prime Effect' looks inside Amazon's impact on the environment.