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Mark Riley: The Intersection of Politics and Culture

Dec 13, 2021

NEW PODCAST EPISODE: ‘Booster’ is the new December buzz word, but are the new global mandates falling on deaf ears for hardcore antivaxxers?  It comes down to health vs personal freedom, but the lesser privileged around the world don’t have the luxury of that choice. They simply don’t have access to vaccines.

Have you heard? The Social Media imps are circulating a new conspiracy of their own to prove a point. ‘Birds Aren’t Real’ pokes fun at misinformation, but for many of us the daily battle against COVID falsehoods is not funny, and Generations from ‘Z’ to the Elderly are finding great chunks of their life experiences have simply gone missing.

Why is President Biden’s approval rating more slippery than the skating rink at Rockefeller Plaza? His poll numbers remain low, and there seems to be a disconnect between his optimistic leadership and how Americans actually feel.