On Point with Tom Ashbrook

On Point with Tom Ashbrook

From WBUR

On Point is a live, two-hour morning news-analysis program, produced by WBUR 90.9 and NPR.More from On Point with Tom Ashbrook »

Most Recent Episodes

Shedding New Light On Lady Day

A meditation on the life and music of Billie Holiday. The lady who sang the blues.

Listen

Loading…

Gay Rights And Religious Freedom In Indiana

Indiana's controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Critics call it anti-gay. Business leaders say bad for the economy. The governor's not backing down. We'll dive in.

Listen

Loading…

The Enduring Value Of A Liberal Arts Degree

Fareed Zakaria weighs the value of a liberal arts education in our technology-driven time.

Listen

Loading…

Pilot Psychology And Flight Safety

The pilot who crashed his plane in the Alps. What we know now. And what to do about pilots' psychological health.

Listen

Loading…

How To Get Fit, For Less

Spring training. From easy-access yoga to outdoor exercise meet-ups, exercise plans you'll want to do.

Listen

Loading…

Week In The News: Germanwings Crash, Ted Cruz 2016, Yemen Unravels

The co-pilot and the plane in the Alps? Ted Cruz announces 2016 bid. Heinz buys Kraft. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

Listen

Loading…

Hey Kids! Go Outside, Already

American kids today spend only four to seven minutes a day playing outdoors. We hear a new call to raise the "wild child."

Listen

Loading…

Our Protest-Free New Gilded Age

In our age of hyper-inequality, historian Steve Fraser asks when the little guy stands up and says "enough." He's with us.

Listen

Loading…

Wallet-To-Wallet, Peer-To-Peer: A Digital Payments Boomlet

"Tap and pay": mobile money, peer-to-peer, all over now. SnapChat, Venmo, now Facebook Messenger. We'll look at security and the new anthropology of digital money.

Listen

Loading…

America, Versus Itself

Is America now its own worst enemy? Blowing a future that should be good? Harvard's Joseph Nye and the New Yorker's John Cassidy join us.

Listen

Loading…

Back To Top