This week, as New York City announces the first-in-the-nation private sector vaccine mandate for New York workers, we look at the complexities surrounding the move as the omicron variant spreads in the U.S.
This week, as the U.S. calls for a diplomatic ban of the Beijing Olympics and Senators can’t agree on passing the nation’s most significant defense bill, we zero in on questions and complexities surrounding the high profile trials of Jussie Smollett and Ghislaine Maxwell, as well as why Maxwell’s family is asking for her imprisoned sister be given more… soap? We also look at the awkwardness surrounding CNN’s release of anchor Chris Cuomo.
Then shifting our attention to the announcement by New York Mayor Bill de Blasio that New York City will implement the first-in-the-nation private sector vaccine mandate for New York workers on December 27, we look at what we know, and the problems that could arise. We also check in on the spread of the Omicron, and why Anthony Fauci has offered a hopeful early outlook on the new COVID-19 variant on this week’s edition of Middle Theory.
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- BOYCOTT: Biden administration expected to announce diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics
- Annual defense bill stalled in Senate
- Hung up over China trade amendment
- SMOLLETT: Smollett trial to resume with defense possibly calling him
- EPSTEIN: Partners or Partners in Crime? Maxwell-Epstein Bond Key to Case
- SOAP OPERA: Family seek food, soap as her trial continues
- CUOMO: CNN, Cuomo Face Difficult Questions After Anchor’s Suspension
- Chris Cuomo claims Jeff Zucker knew about gov involvement
- MANDATE: NYC Announces First-In-Nation Jab Mandate For Private Companies
- DEFINITIONS: Officials debate changing definition of ‘fully vaxxed’
- DEADLINES: Hospital Fires 200 For Missing Deadline
- OMICRON: Omicron COVID variant causes stricter travel rules for entering the US
- Fauci says early reports encouraging about omicron variant
- AstraZeneca Covid vaccine creator warns next pandemic could be worse
- MIX AND MATCH: Mix-and-match J&J Covid booster raised immune response after Pfizer vaccine, study finds
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