To the Point

To the Point

A weekly reality-check on the issues Americans care about most. Host Warren Olney draws on his decades of experience to explore the people and issues shaping – and disrupting - our world. How did everything change so fast? Where are we headed? The conversations are informal, edgy and always informative. If Warren's asking, you want to know the answer.

Democrats are divided: impeachment now or further investigations? Top aides don’t do what the president tells them.

Tech workers at Amazon are risking their jobs to combat climate change.

Even the Wild West had gun control. Most Americans want it now--especially kids afraid of school shootings.

What happens in the Arctic doesn’t stay in the Arctic. It’s not just glacial melting and rising seas, but rising temperatures mean trouble for plants and animals.

Oil sanctions for Venezuela and aid cuts to Central America:   Trump claims they promote democracy and curb illegal immigration.

President Trump has made federal policy out of denying climate change. But state, county and city laws and ordinances are still on the books.

More Americans are losing faith in “Fake News.” So journalist Tom Rosenstiel is writing novels.

Thinking machines are finally able to think for themselves.  In the US, it’s for money. In China, it’s to enforce state control.