Today on Boston Public Radio:
We began the show by asking listeners their reactions to Mayor Michelle Wu’s announcement yesterday of new vaccine requirements in restaurants, theaters and other venues.
Trenni Kusnierek weighed in on Wu’s decision to exempt athletes from her new vaccine mandates, and Patriots Manager Bill Belichick apologizing after a curt post-game press conference Saturday. Kusnierek is a reporter and anchor for NBC Sports Boston, and a weekly Boston Public Radio contributor.
Ali Noorani talked about what the first few days of the Remain in Mexico policy resuming means for immigrants and advocates. Noorani is the president and chief executive officer of the National Immigration Forum. His forthcoming book is “Crossing Borders: The Reconciliation of a Nation of Immigrants.”
Charlie Warzel explained how the pandemic has affected the state of work, and how to make remote work better in a hybrid world. Charlie Warzel is a contributing writer at the Atlantic and the author of Galaxy Brain, a newsletter about technology, politics and culture. He co-authored "Out of Office" with Anne Helen Petersen.
Juliette Kayyem weighed in on President Joe Biden’s pandemic policy as Omicron spreads throughout the country, and the latest in the Jan. 6 investigation. Kayyem is an analyst for CNN, former assistant secretary at the Department of Homeland Security and faculty chair of the homeland security program at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.
Christopher Muther reviewed the Boston hotel scene, told stories from his latest travels to the Caribbean and shared his favorite and least favorite Christmas songs. Muther is a Boston Globe travel columnist and travel writer.
We ended the show by hearing stories from listeners of regifting gone wrong.