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On Point


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 everyday people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR.

3562 - Why some states are rolling back telehealth access
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  • 3562 - Why some states are rolling back telehealth access

    The COVID pandemic paved the way for widespread use of telehealth doctor’s appointments. They worked. But some states are rolling back access to virtual visits.

    Fri, 31 Mar 2023 - 47min
  • 3561 - What’s at the root of Israel’s democratic crisis

    Mass protest in Israel have delayed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s attempts to transform Israel’s judiciary. But there are signs of deeper troubles for Israeli democracy.

    Wed, 29 Mar 2023 - 47min
  • 3560 - Inside America's latest efforts to curb gun violence

    This year there have been significant legislative efforts to curb gun violence in the U.S. ... including passage of the first federal gun reform bill in three decades. Will it work? Josh Horwitz and Matthew Platkin join Kimberly Atkins Stohr.

    Fri, 26 Aug 2022 - 46min
  • 3559 - The American invasion of Iraq through an Iraqi's eyes

    20 years after the U.S. invaded Iraq, congress is quietly repealing its authorization of the war. We look back at the past two decades in Iraq, through an Iraqi's eyes. Ghaith Abdul-Ahad joins Meghna Chakrabarti.

    Thu, 30 Mar 2023 - 47min
  • 3558 - Is democracy threatened when lawmakers support insurrectionists?

    Sitting members of Congress are aiding January 6th defendants. Visiting them in jail, releasing raw Capitol footage to Fox news. We hear what it means when members of Congress back the people who tried to tear Congress down.

    Tue, 28 Mar 2023 - 47min
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