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Promising research shows there may be enduring immunity for COVID; Plus: Labor, the election and the Biden term to come with Jane McAlevey

Jane McAlevey, right, studying a ballot as part of the 2000 vote recount in Florida. (Photo courtesy of Jane McAlevey)

0:08 – COVID and immunity: what we know so far, new research and questions remaining

Julia Schaletzky is Executive Director of the UC Berkeley Center for Emerging and Neglected Diseases, and of the Immunotherapy and Vaccine Research Institute (IVRI).

0:34 – What the Biden can do now: Labor

Jane McAlevey (@rsgexp) is a veteran organizer, now a senior policy fellow at UC Berkeley’s Labor Center. Her most recent book is A Collective Bargain and her recent piece in the Nation Magazine is Working People Dragged Joe Biden Over the Finish Line

1:08 – Right wing media that is the glue of Trump’s base: Fox Media

Erik Wemple (@ErikWemple) is a media critic with the Washington Post.

1:20 – On Biden assuming the Presidency: addressing politics of grievance among Trump supporters, white supremacist organizing, Trump himself, and more.

Evan Osnos (@eosnos) is a staff writer at the New Yorker, and a senior fellow at the Brookings Institute. His new book is Joe Biden: The Life, the Run, and What Matters Now.

 

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