To the Point

KCRW, Warren Olney

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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...
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0:00 | Mar 1st, 2018

Young people around the country are all fired up after the Parkland shooting. Veteran observers say they’re changing the atmosphere of debate about gun control. How realistic are their expectations ab...Show More

33:08 | Jan 9th

President Trump and Iran’s Ayatollah brushed with armed conflict this week. Did it all begin with the U.S. embassy takeover in 1979 or the violent replacement of Iran’s elected president in 1953? What...Show More
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51:28 | Jan 2nd

In 2008, the subprime mortgage crisis cost hundreds of thousands of American families their homes. A small group of predatory lenders ultimately made billions. They include not just some of Donald Tru...Show More

51:56 | Dec 27th, 2019

The White House insider who blew the whistle on President Trump remains under federal protection.  But whistle-blowing is a dangerous game. Warren talks with a whistle-blower who did prison time after...Show More

51:56 | Dec 26th, 2019

Thinking machines are finally able to think for themselves.  In the US, it’s for money. In China, it’s to enforce state control. Futurist Amy Webb warns about “the steady erosion of humanity” if Ameri...Show More
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