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The Delta variant takes hold in the US, and thoughts on Haiti and Cuba. photo courtesy of US Secretary of Defense via Wikimedia Commons
It's hard to say whether Trump's gone full anti-vax with his latest statement, but it's a humorous moment of cognitive dissonance for the former president.
"If the vaccine's so good, why do they have to push it?" wonders anchor on cable news network spewing bogus narratives on a daily basis.
MJ Knefel explains that while access to the COVID-19 vaccine has improved, the structure of US healthcare is a hurdle still to be overcome.
Some are political, some are just plain dumb. But all get at the sense of general relief that we might finally be near the end of this thing.
As the number of Americans who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 continues to rise, there is still a lot of media focus on vaccine hesitancy, and the communities who won’t be getting the vaccine right away. MJ Knefel comments on why access to vaccines, and removing barriers to medical care, should be a more pressing issue.
Remarking on the recent increase in coronavirus cases, even as the number of Americans getting COVID-19 vaccinations continues to rise, MJ Knefel explains why it's incorrect to place blame on individual behavior in areas where infection rates are high.
It's your late winter, late pandemic, extremely over it Covid roundup. Plus, lessons from the communist party in Alabama in the 1930s. photo courtesy of Fulbert via Wikimedia Commons
A look at the cautious optimism of the first few days of the Biden administration, and a check in on schools as Chicago teachers vote to refuse to return. COVID-19 School closure sign in Williamsport, PA photo courtesy of Brinacor via Wikimedia Commons
John’s piece at the Prospect about the historical ebb and flow between police and the far right, and public health advocates are underselling the vaccine. Crowd of Trump supporters marching on the US Capitol on January 6, 2021 photo courtesy of TapTheForwardAssist via Wikimedia Commons
John Knefel comments on the inadequate rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine.
We spend the hour on the disastrous vaccine rollout.