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On Point

Weekdays, 10am-noon
  • Hosted by Tom Ashbrook

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On Point unites distinct and provocative voices with passionate discussion as it confronts the stories that are at the center of what is important in the world today. Leaving no perspective unchallenged, On Point digs past the surface and into the core of a subject, exposing each of its real world implications.

Each hour of the broadcast opens with a news brief analyzing the day's biggest stories, followed by an in-depth conversation decoding a single topic with newsmakers, thinkers, and callers, and closes with compelling personal reactions to news and important issues, including radio diaries, excerpts from speeches, or special series segments.

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What’s really on the table for American health care with the new senate bill – the winners, the losers, the hard facts.

Robots moving deeper into the American workplace—how much decision-making will we turn over to machines?

Is car ownership going the way of the horse and buggy? We’ll look at how ride sharing and driverless cars are turning the way we move.

Curtain’s up on the Republican Senate health care bill. The GOP scores in Georgia. Dashcam video of the Philando Castile shooting. Otto Warmbier dies. Our weekly news round table goes behind the headlines.

The unaffordable urban paradise. Richard Florida says that startups are now tearing cities apart.

Commuter planes that can’t fly. Door handles too hot to touch. The heat dome crushing the southwestern U.S. This week puts other heatwaves to shame. We’ll look at dealing with heat in abnormal new normal.

The top 20 percent of this country, not just the top one percenters, is leaving everyone else behind. We’ll talk with the author of “Dream Hoarders.”

With guest host Jane Clayson.

“Alexa, I want to order a pound of kale.” We’ll unpack Amazon’s deal for Whole Foods and the future of retail.

With guest host Jane Clayson.

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos suspends the crackdown on for-profit college abuses. What else is she up to?

After the baseball field shooting, we’ll look at civil society under fire. Are we coming undone?

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