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On Point’s host, Tom Ashbrook, is an award-winning journalist brought to public radio by the attacks of September 11, 2001, when he was enlisted by NPR and WBUR-Boston for special coverage, after a distinguished career in newspaper reporting and editing.
Tom’s career in journalism spans twenty years as a foreign correspondent, newspaper editor, and author. He spent ten years in Asia — based in India, Hong Kong, and Japan — starting at the South China Morning Post, then as a correspondent for The Boston Globe. He began his reporting career covering the refugee exodus from Vietnam and the post-Mao opening of China, and has covered turmoil and shifting cultural and economic trends in... Read More...
From On Point
- Week In The News: Tax Plans, Government Funding, NAFTA
Funding the government. An about-face on NAFTA. Tax plans. Sanctuary cities. Arkansas executions. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.
- Taking The Pulse Of President Trump's First 100 Days
One hundred days of Donald J. Trump. How is the nation faring?
- China's Day In The Sun And The Future Of The Solar Industry
We’ll dig into the present and future of the solar industry. China’s out to own the sun. What about the US? Plus, what we're doing to protect ourselves from cyber attacks on energy grids.
- A Nation Engaged 100 Days Into The Trump Presidency
The American presidency and Donald Trump. We’re teaming up with NPR at presidential libraries around the country to ask how you see this president.
- Parents On The Hook For Student Loans
Parents On The Hook For Student Loans
- Women Workers And The Future Of Manly Jobs
Women Workers And The Future Of Manly Jobs
- All In Again In Afghanistan?
After a bloody Taliban attack on a military base, Defense Secretary Mattis is in Afghanistan. How long and deeply should the U.S. stay involved?
- Higher Education And The Free Speech Debate
The flap over Ann Coulter at Berkeley is just the latest in a slew. We'll look at free speech and college campuses.
- A Big Call To Re-Connect With The Global Order
A grand new counter trend strategy for global order. Big foreign policy thinker Anne-Marie Slaughter says embrace connections not borders.
- The Meaning Of Our New Mindfulness
From apps, to the office, meditation and mindfulness are bigger than ever. We’ll take a deep breath and explore the realm of om.