Omicron and COVID-19 Groundhog Day

This Monday’s topic is lockdowns and mandates for masks and vaccinations. Matt Welch and Nick Gillespie discuss it with Katherine Manguward and Peter Suderman. Deja vu? The omicron variation is the correct one. Cyber Monday and school curriculum are also topics of discussion by the editors. Roundtable Reason.

2:08: What is the reaction of the rest of the world to COVID-19? How should America react?

26:11 Weekly Listener Question: All students at California State University’s 23 campuses must take an ethnic studies class in order to graduate this fall. A.B. Gavin Newsom, who signed the law into effect in August 2020. There are many options for students to choose from, covering all points of the ethno-racial pentagon that have been historically marginalized. The course outcomes of all these courses are almost identical, however, as they follow the same state-define model. How do you feel about the requirement that every graduate of public universities must take a particular course? What does your opinion say about the content and, if not, what is the best way to decide? How do you feel about the curriculum?

37:51: There are reasons Webathon details!

44:52: Thinkings about Cyber Monday and the Internet in general.

52:51: Weekly media recommendations

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Regan Taylor produces assistant production
Music: Aneline, by The Brothers Steve