Today on Boston Public Radio:

We began the show by asking listeners whether Boston should implement vaccine mandates for indoor recreation sites like those in New York City.

Trenni Kusnierek discussed what the U.S. diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Olympics means for the Winter Games and the Patriots’ win last night. Kusnierek is an anchor and reporter for NBC Sports Boston, as well as a Boston Public Radio contributor.

Trenni Kusnierek on BPR | Dec. 7, 2021

Tito Jackson previewed his latest venture, a seven-story complex housing marijuana, food, drink and more, and talked about the politics and equity of marijuana legalization. Jackson is a former city councilor, one-time mayoral candidate and now a marijuana entrepreneur. His business Apex Noire is expected to open in Boston early next year.

Tito Jackson on BPR | Dec. 7, 2021

Dr. Michael Mina updated listeners on the state of COVID-19 testing, including the reliability of at-home testing and why the United States should distribute more. Michael Mina is the Chief Science Officer at e-Med, a company that provides a plethora of at-home diagnostic testing. He was previously an assistant professor of epidemiology at Harvard’s T. H. Chan School of Public Health.

Dr. Michael Mina on BPR | Dec. 7, 2021

Carol Rose weighed in on recent Supreme Court hearings, including last week’s debate on abortion and an upcoming case on free speech involving flagpoles at City Hall. She also talked about the city’s public health approach to homelessness at Mass. and Cass. Rose is the Executive Director of the ACLU of Massachusetts.

Carol Rose on BPR | Dec. 7, 2021

John King went over the latest political headlines, including the status of West Virginian Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin’s support for the Build Back Better Bill, and former President Donald Trump’s role in Republican political endorsements. King is CNN’s chief national correspondent and anchor of “Inside Politics,” which airs weekdays at noon and Sundays at 8 a.m.

John King on BPR | Dec. 7, 2021

We ended the show by asking listeners their thoughts on the rise of Crocs and the rise of other comfortable fashion choices during the work-from-home era.