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Politics & Life Sciences (PLS) with Dean L. Fanelli, Ph.D.

Feb 18, 2022

John Hoberman is a professor of Germanic studies at The University of Texas at Austin. He is the author of “The Olympic Crisis: Sport, Politics, and the Moral Order” (1986) and many other publications on sports and politics.

Feb 4, 2022

While podcast commentator Joe Rogan continues to ignite controversy as a source of false claims about the COVID pandemic, the roots of such widespread falsehoods are examined in a recent investigative report. Journalist Alex Kotch, co-author of the report “How the Koch Network Hijacked the War on Covid,” tells...

Jan 28, 2022

At first glance, it may seem as if the world will soon have more than enough COVID-19 vaccines but Prashant Yadav says over 70 percent of the vaccines produced in 2021 were bought by high- and upper-middle-income countries. Less than one percent, by contrast, have gone to low-income ones. And, he says, it’s not just a...

Jan 14, 2022

COSA Poll: Majority of voters support bill to block Biden's vaccine mandate

Under the constitutional system the Founders constructed, Congress would be the sole body theoretically capable of issuing a nationwide vaccine mandate. This is not to say they would have the power to do so, only that Congress is the only...

Dec 31, 2021

Omicron spreading rapidly in U.S. and could bring punishing wave as soon as January, CDC warns

Top federal health officials warned in a briefing Tuesday morning that the omicron variant is rapidly spreading in the United States and could peak in a massive wave of infections as soon as January, according to new modeling...