Today on Boston Public Radio:
We started the show by asking listeners their thoughts on vaccine mandates and people threatening to quit their jobs before getting the shot.
Trenni Kusnierek updated listeners on all things sports, including rifts in the NBA over vaccines and Tom Brady’s return to Gillette Stadium. Kusnierek is an anchor and reporter for NBC Sports Boston, as well as a Boston Public Radio contributor.
Dr. Renee Crichlow called out remaining health care workers who are not yet vaccinated and talked about latest data on vaccine efficacy months after vaccination. Crichlow is the Chief Medical Officer at Codman Square Health Center and the Vice Chair of Health Equity at the Boston University Department of Family Medicine.
Bill McKibben discussed what it would mean for the planet if President Joe Biden fails to pass his economic agenda and previewed his new project, Third Act, which seeks to engage older individuals with climate activism. McKibben is co-founder of 350.org and the author of numerous books about climate change. His latest book is “Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?”
Nia Grace opened up about her newest restaurant at Northeastern, The Underground Cafe + Lounge, and talked about the challenges of keeping restaurants afloat during the pandemic. Grace is the owner and operator of Darryl’s Corner Bar and Kitchen in the South End, and one of the founders of the Boston Black Hospitality Coalition. She is also the owner of The Underground Cafe and Lounge, which opened last week on the campus of Northeastern University.
John King went through top political headlines, including Republican threats to Biden’s economic agenda and persisting allegiances to Donald Trump. King is CNN's Chief National Correspondent and anchor of "Inside Politics,” which airs weekdays and Sunday mornings at 8 a.m.
We ended the show by asking listeners about their thoughts on Tom Brady’s upcoming return to Boston Sunday night.