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To the Point

By KCRW, Warren Olney

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.

  1. 1.
    From broadcast to podcast!13 November 2017
    3:59
  2. 2.
    How Big Tech improves and disrupts our lives10 November 2017
    52:13
  3. 3.
    Fake news, social media and a new news order9 November 2017
    52:23
  4. 4.
    US elections: How far have we come since Bush v. Gore?8 November 2017
    52:35
  5. 5.
    The American military in the age of endless war7 November 2017
    51:12
  6. 6.
    How politicized is the federal judiciary?6 November 2017
    51:13
  7. 7.
    The winners and losers of the GOP tax reform bill3 November 2017
    51:14
  8. 8.
    Russian trolls and American thinking2 November 2017
    32:01
  1. 9.
    Terror, ISIS and the political blame game1 November 2017
    51:15
  2. 10.
    The US ramps up preparedness for nuclear war31 October 2017
    52:33
  3. 11.
    Indictments and partisan gridlock in Russia probe30 October 2017
    52:08
  4. 12.
    Make China Great Again27 October 2017
    51:46
  5. 13.
    Can a defeated ISIS keep its brand alive?26 October 2017
    52:18
  6. 14.
    GOP Senator Jeff Flake 'no longer complicit or silent'25 October 2017
    51:19
  7. 15.
    Will massive tax cuts unite the GOP?24 October 2017
    51:33
  8. 16.
    Will the Harvey Weinstein scandal be a watershed moment?23 October 2017
    52:29
  9. 17.
    Bannon, Moore storm the establishment barricades20 October 2017
    51:12
  10. 18.
    Sifting through the ashes: Cleanup and questions after the fires19 October 2017
    52:32
  11. 19.
    Political dueling and the future of the ACA18 October 2017
    52:33
  12. 20.
    Will the NFL find common ground on national anthem protests?17 October 2017
    52:31
  13. 21.
    Author Masha Gessen on the appeal of Putin and Trump16 October 2017
    20:43
  14. 22.
    A month later, Puerto Ricans still stranded by Hurricane Maria16 October 2017
    51:11
  15. 23.
    Is Trump trying to sink both Obamacare and the Iran deal?13 October 2017
    50:50
  16. 24.
    Weinstein: sex, power and changing our culture of acceptance12 October 2017
    50:53
  17. 25.
    A view inside of the reclusive North Korea11 October 2017
    50:59
  18. 26.
    Can Democrats ride their populist wave or will it sink the party?10 October 2017
    51:47
  19. 27.
    The misinformation war gets out of hand9 October 2017
    52:34
  20. 28.
    A fragile state of (foreign) affairs6 October 2017
    51:15
  21. 29.
    Catalans seek to declare independence from Spain5 October 2017
    51:53
  22. 30.
    Comforter-in-Chief v. Divider-in-Chief4 October 2017
    51:21
  23. 31.
    Could the Vegas attack lead to new politics?3 October 2017
    52:10
  24. 32.
    The Las Vegas Strip turned into a war zone2 October 2017
    52:18
  25. 33.
    Opioids, doctors and drug addiction29 September 2017
    52:31
  26. 34.
    'One Nation after Trump'28 September 2017
    19:38
  27. 35.
    Russia's social media meddling in the spotlight28 September 2017
    52:35
  28. 36.
    Will a hurricane ravaged Puerto Rico ever recover?27 September 2017
    52:16
  29. 37.
    Is 'repeal and replace' dead?26 September 2017
    52:37
  30. 38.
    Can Trump undo the nuclear deal with Iran?25 September 2017
    51:23
  31. 39.
    The silent suffering of Myanmar's Rohingya22 September 2017
    51:14
  32. 40.
    Raids, warrants and wiretaps: Mueller's investigation heats up21 September 2017
    51:36
  33. 41.
    Should Big Tech get the anti-trust treatment?20 September 2017
    51:30
  34. 42.
    Trump threatens to 'totally destroy' North Korea19 September 2017
    52:00
  35. 43.
    Trump, DACA and the buds of bipartisanship18 September 2017
    52:07
  36. 44.
    Disasters don't discriminate but relief efforts do15 September 2017
    51:51
  37. 45.
    Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders jockey for relevance14 September 2017
    51:10
  38. 46.
    FCC's plan to roll back net neutrality13 September 2017
    53:21
  39. 47.
    Is big tech an existential threat?12 September 2017
    23:15
  40. 48.
    Can a diminished EPA still be an effective EPA?12 September 2017
    51:35
  41. 49.
    Hurricane Irma makes US landfall11 September 2017
    52:36
  42. 50.
    Unwise alliances or practical deal making8 September 2017
    51:25
  43. 51.
    Category 4 Hurricane Irma is US-bound, are we prepared?7 September 2017
    51:22
  44. 52.
    Does the president want to kill DACA… or not?6 September 2017
    51:27
  45. 53.
    Is the dream over for the Dreamers?5 September 2017
    52:46
  46. 54.
    Sinclair, One America and conservative takeover of local news4 September 2017
    52:20
  47. 55.
    Is Harvey a wake-up call?1 September 2017
    52:45
  48. 56.
    Hurricane Harvey and the upcoming budget battle31 August 2017
    51:27
  49. 57.
    What happens after the storm abates?30 August 2017
    51:26
  50. 58.
    Gulf states brace for a long recovery in Harvey's wake29 August 2017
    52:45
  51. 59.
    America's fourth-largest city is under water28 August 2017
    51:12
  52. 60.
    Zinke recommends rolling back some national monuments25 August 2017
    51:12
  53. 61.
    Bannon unchained24 August 2017
    51:11
  54. 62.
    Free speech and neo-Nazis23 August 2017
    51:23
  55. 63.
    President Trump and America's 'forever war'22 August 2017
    51:18
  56. 64.
    Trump's base: Collapsing, holding fast or somewhere in between?21 August 2017
    51:16
  57. 65.
    Race politics and the NFL's culture of silence18 August 2017
    51:14
  58. 66.
    White supremacy on campuses: Moral crisis for higher education?17 August 2017
    57:30
  59. 67.
    The president boosts white supremacists16 August 2017
    51:17
  60. 68.
    North Korea and Trump diplomacy15 August 2017
    52:36
  61. 69.
    President Trump and the alt-right: a test of leadership14 August 2017
    50:52
  62. 70.
    Is the opioid epidemic a public health issue or a war on drugs?11 August 2017
    52:33
  63. 71.
    Affirmative action debate revived10 August 2017
    51:07
  64. 72.
    The war of words between North Korea and the US9 August 2017
    51:20
  65. 73.
    RAISE Act cuts legal immigration by half, promises to lift wages8 August 2017
    51:14
  66. 74.
    Can a general 'unchaos' the White House?7 August 2017
    51:08
  67. 75.
    The brave new world of genetic engineering4 August 2017
    51:14
  68. 76.
    Will the US help Venezuela or hurt it?3 August 2017
    51:14
  69. 77.
    President Trump touts a booming economy2 August 2017
    51:21
  70. 78.
    The isolation of the State Department in Trump's White House1 August 2017
    52:10
  71. 79.
    A one-two punch on LGBT rights31 July 2017
    51:00
  72. 80.
    A dramatic defeat for the GOP's health care plan28 July 2017
    51:14
  73. 81.
    Chaos and rivalries in the White House and the cabinet27 July 2017
    52:04
  74. 82.
    The San Antonio tragedy: How to make a border safe for everyone26 July 2017
    51:41
  75. 83.
    Will a Democrat economic reboot translate into regaining power?25 July 2017
    57:41
  76. 84.
    Why can't the GOP seem to get anything done?24 July 2017
    52:20
  77. 85.
    Do we need to be 'scared straight' on Climate Change?21 July 2017
    52:05
  78. 86.
    Following the money in the Russia investigation20 July 2017
    51:18
  79. 87.
    With changing technology, is 'Made in America' the right agenda?19 July 2017
    51:15
  80. 88.
    GOP healthcare collapses18 July 2017
    51:30
  81. 89.
    The Senate healthcare bill nears the home stretch17 July 2017
    51:45
  82. 90.
    Do we need to be 'scared straight' on climate change?14 July 2017
    52:12
  83. 91.
    Iraqi forces declare victory over ISIS in Mosul13 July 2017
    51:48
  84. 92.
    Is Trump, Jr. email evidence of Russian collusion?12 July 2017
    51:49
  85. 93.
    Sinclair, One America and conservative takeover of local news11 July 2017
    52:05
  86. 94.
    Can the feds make a dent in Chicago's violent crime epidemic?10 July 2017
    51:49
  87. 95.
    The summit within the summit7 July 2017
    52:13
  88. 96.
    Is Trump's voting commission really about election integrity?6 July 2017
    51:35
  89. 97.
    Hamburg, Germany braces for the G-20 Summit5 July 2017
    52:36
  90. 98.
    Is it 'geoengineering' or 'hacking the climate?'4 July 2017
    52:11
  91. 99.
    The divided state of America3 July 2017
    51:32
  92. 100.
    Travel ban takes effect30 June 2017
    52:11

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