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July 12, 2021
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“CPAC: The Fascist & The Furious” (with Katie Porter & Dr. Vivek Murthy)

In This Episode

Donald Trump inches closer to another run for the presidency at CPAC, Representative Katie Porter talks about President Biden’s new executive order targeting big business and big tech, and Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy discusses the Delta variant, vaccine mandates, and the potential need for booster shots.

 

Show Notes

 

CPAC 2021: AMERICA UNCANCELLED

  • The Daily Beast: Fauci Says ‘It’s Horrifying’ to See CPAC Crowd Cheering Low Vaccination Rates
  • The Daily Beast: Caitlyn Jenner Stalked and Harassed by Anti-Trans Troll at CPAC
  • Dallas Morning News: Ted Cruz, perennial favorite at CPAC, cites family commitment for skipping Dallas gathering
  • Salon: Stewart Rhodes, founder of right-wing Oath Keepers militia, spotted at CPAC
  • USA Today: What is CPAC? A brief history of the conservative movement’s most influential gathering
  • Insider: A 7-point-plan to reinstate Donald Trump as president ‘in days, not years’ was handed out at CPAC
  • CNN: Coates: Look what got the biggest cheer at CPAC tonight
  • The Hill: Trump, DeSantis lead CPAC straw poll
  • CNN: Trump wins the CPAC straw poll as attendees clamor for him to run again 

 

ANTITRUST W/ KATIE PORTER 

  • NYT: The president signs an executive order aimed at spurring competition across the economy.
  • Politico: Biden launches assault on monopolies
  • Axios: Biden takes aim at Big Tech, broadband with sweeping competition order
  • Axios: Biden order: End the monopoly game
  • The White House: Executive Order on Promoting Competition in the American Economy
  • MSNBC: Rep. Porter says child care is infrastructure ‘full stop, period’
  • MSNBC: Transcript: The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell, 6/29/21
  • LA Times: Column: Yes, Democrats are bickering. But Biden’s wish list is gaining traction
  • NYT op-ed: A Mental Health Crisis Is Not a Crime
  • Gizmodo: Rep. Katie Porter Calls for Investigation Into FDA Approval of Controversial Alzheimer’s Drug
  • RollingStone: Katie Porter Delivers Another Knockout Punch
  • Ms. Magazine: Top Ten Most Memorable Moments from the First Year of “On The Issues with Michele Goodwin”

 

COVID LATEST W/ VIVEK MURTHY

  • NYT: As Delta Spreads, Nevada Sees a Surge
  • Axios: COVID-19 cases rise across the U.S. due to the Delta variant
  • CNN: US sends Covid-19 surge team to southwest Missouri after Delta variant fuels rise in cases and hospitalizations 
  • CIDRAP: US COVID-19 cases jump amid increased Delta activity
  • CNN: Fauci says Americans who are fully vaccinated do not need booster shots at this time
  • ABC: Fauci urges people to put politics aside to get vaccinated as ‘nasty’ delta variant rages
  • CBS (Face the Nation): Fauci says it is “inexplicable” some Americans aren’t getting vaccinated despite data
  • WaPo: Pfizer expected to brief U.S. officials in coming days on the need for a booster shot
  • CNN: Pfizer says it’s time for a Covid booster; FDA and CDC say not so fast
  • CIDRAP: US COVID-19 cases jump amid increased Delta activity
  • Politico: POLITICO-Harvard poll: Americans sharply divided over vaccine mandates
  • ABC News/Washington Post poll: Vaccine-hesitant Americans reject delta variant risk, posing questions for pandemic recovery
  • NYT: The C.D.C. Issues New School Guidance, With Emphasis on Full Reopening 
  • ABC: CDC puts out new guidance on masks in school
  • Chicago Tribune: As schools prep for full reopening, Chicago Teachers Union wants a student vaccine goal met by October 

 

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