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Go behind the headlines: From the economy and health care to politics and the environment – and so much more – On Point hosts Meghna Chakrabarti and David Folkenflik speak with newsmakers and real people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR for NPR.

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Go behind the headlines: From the economy and health care to politics and the environment – and so much more – On Point hosts Meghna Chakrabarti and David Folkenflik speak with newsmakers and real people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR for NPR.

    Taking Stock Of The Supreme Court's Citizens United Decision, 10 Years Later

    Taking Stock Of The Supreme Court's Citizens United Decision, 10 Years Later

    It’s been 10 years since the Supreme Court’s landmark decision on Citizens United. We’ll look back at the last decade and take stock of the fallout. Carrie Levine, Bradley Smith and Rick Hasen join Meghna Chakrabarti.

    • 46 min
    Unpacking The First Day Of President Trump's Senate Impeachment Trial

    Unpacking The First Day Of President Trump's Senate Impeachment Trial

    The start of the Senate impeachment trial against President Donald J. Trump. We’ll download the first day and the factions forming among senators that could decide the president’s fate. David Graham, Liz Ruskin and Anthony Brooks join Meghna Chakrabarti.

    • 47 min
    Domain Wars: .Org Addresses Could Soon Belong To A For-Profit Company

    Domain Wars: .Org Addresses Could Soon Belong To A For-Profit Company

    The commercialization of the internet continues – those .org addresses nonprofits use may soon be owned by a for-profit company. We’ll talk about how it all works and what it means for the future of the internet. Esther Dyson, Andrew Sullivan and Nora Abussita-Ouri join Meghna Chakrabarti.

    • 47 min
    Presidential Historians On What They're Watching For During The Senate Impeachment Trial

    Presidential Historians On What They're Watching For During The Senate Impeachment Trial

    On the first day of President Trump’s impeachment trial, we reflect on the moment with two historians. They’ll share with us what they’ll be watching for and how past events might shed light on the present. Rachel Shelden and Mark Updegrove join Meghna Chakrabarti.

    • 46 min
    How To Talk To Your Kids About Race And Justice

    How To Talk To Your Kids About Race And Justice

    Martin Luther King Jr. spoke of a dream where his children would not be judged by the color of their skin. More than a half-century later, how should parents talk about race and justice with their kids now? Melissa Giraud, Andrew Grant-Thomas and Gita Gulati-Partee join Meghna Chakrabarti.

    • 47 min
    Week Ahead: There's Impeachment, And Then There's Everything Else

    Week Ahead: There's Impeachment, And Then There's Everything Else

    It’s only happened twice before in U.S. history. We talk about what to watch for on the eve of the president’s impeachment trial. Lisa Desjardins, Meridith McGraw and Doyle McManus join Meghna Chakrabarti.

    • 46 min

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