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.

Andy Slavitt helped save Obamacare. Now he’s tweeting to help  the Trump White House cope with COVID-19. He says the pandemic is more important than partisanship. Does the U.S.

President Trump has finally changed course, seeing COVID-19 as no longer a “hoax.” Experts predict the pandemic could kill up to 200,000 Americans.

Americans see coronavirus in terms of politics more than public health. Blue states are enforcing “social distancing.” Red states are reluctant.

There’s been early denial and official inaction when it comes to both the coronavirus outbreak and climate change.  Can either crisis teach us about the other?

A private lab in Southern California says it’ll still take another two months before we know the extent of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S.

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak will likely mean crowded hospitals, school closings and shuttered workplaces. It could even lead to a global recession.

California’s Super Tuesday results could spell the end for some Democatic hopefuls.

” The education reform movement is not only a hoax, it’s dead,” says Diane Ravich.  A one-time advocate of privatization, she’s now fighting “to save public schools.”