To the Point

To the Point

A monthly 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.

Win or lose, Joe Biden has a personal story of tragedy and ultimate survival.

President Trump denies climate change . But Joe Biden has laid out “the boldest plan of any candidate in history,” says UC Santa Barbara environmental scientist Leah Stokes.

The first debate of the 2020 presidential campaign was like no other. Forget Lincoln-Douglas, Kennedy-Nixon or Reagan-Carter.

The U.S. has a history of repressing people of color, but systemic racism doesn’t tell the whole story.

The Trump administration claims a COVID-19 vaccine could be available as early as November, just in time for the election.

It’s been 75 years since two atom bombs destroyed Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the world learned that nuclear weapons could annihilate civilization.

Scientific evidence shows that wearing a mask can protect both the wearer and the community around them from COVID-19.

After killings and other violence recorded on camera, Black Lives Matter supporters are demanding police reform.