With two Reason Roundtable regulars on vacation, Reason's Liz Wolfe and Stephanie Slade join Katherine Mangu-Ward and Peter Suderman to discuss the latest disastrous moves in COVID-19 regulations and infrastructure talks.
Discussed in the show:
2:22: COVID-19 messaging from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and government leaders is all over the place. Do we need any of it?
34:22: Is bipartisanship hindering infrastructure?
47:03: Weekly Listener Question: Is it unfair to claim anarchists are just cynics trying to be cool?
52:09: Weekly media recommendations.
This week's links:
- "It's Time to Rethink What the 'End' of the Pandemic Looks Like," by Jack Shafer
- "A Confusing Message," by David Leonhardt
- "Why Are There New Crypto Rules in the Infrastructure Bill?" by Elizabeth Nolan Brown
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