Do we need to be 'scared straight' on Climate Change? Maybe you're one of the two million people who read or shared the recent New York Magazine cover story, which dares to imagine an "uninhabitable Earth." Maybe you liked it. Maybe you found it unhelpful or excessive. In this special rebroadcast of To the Point, guest host León Krauze asks, is it an exercise in journalistic alarmism or necessary scientific awareness?
Following the money in the Russia investigation Donald Trump is warning special prosecutor Robert Mueller not to dig too deep into his family's finances. But that seems to be a direction the investigation is heading. Guest host Josh Barro speaks with four guests who can provide an idea of where that inquiry might lead.
With changing technology, is 'Made in America' the right agenda? The White House has declared this 'Made in America' week, showcasing products made entirely in the country. But when we say something is 'made in America' the next question is where in America? Guest host León Krauze takes a tour of American capitalism in the digital era.
The Senate healthcare bill nears the home stretch The Republican-controlled Senate has had a hard time repealing and replacing Obamacare, a goal for the party since 2010. And now the latest attempt by Mitch McConnell got a surprise delay. Guest host León Krauze explores whether that will weaken the bill's chances. If it succeeds, does it even resemble a truly Republican version of a healthcare project?
Do we need to be 'scared straight' on climate change? Maybe you're one of the two million people who read or shared the recent New York Magazine cover story, which dares to imagine an "uninhabitable Earth." Maybe you liked it. Maybe you found it unhelpful or excessive. Guest host León Krauze asks, is it an exercise in journalistic alarmism or necessary scientific awareness?
Is Trump's voting commission really about election integrity? As he visits Europe for the second time, President Trump is still obsessed with his loss of the popular vote last year. But many state officials are resisting demands from his new Commission on Election Integrity. We hear about states' rights and personal privacy.
Is it 'geoengineering' or 'hacking the climate?' The Paris Agreements won't be enough to reverse global warming, whether President Trump pulls the US out or not. Is it time to try altering the atmosphere by what's called "geoengineering?" On this archived edition of To the Point, we hear about unintended consequences, international relations… and ethics.
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