The Delta Variant: What Joe Biden Needs to Do Now

The Delta Variant: What Joe Biden Needs to Do Now

Gregg Gonsalves on the pandemic, plus John Powers on Summer of Soul.

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Joe Biden needs to do a lot more to stop the global spread of the covid virus and its Delta variant—and to prepare the world for the next pandemics. Gregg Gonsalves explains three key actions that are necessary right now.

Also: the story of a music festival in a park in Harlem in 1969: the documentary about it, Summer of Soul, is a powerful and moving contributions to the history of the 1960s. And the story it tells was completely unknown; the footage sat in a basement for nearly 50 years, and no one cared. John Powers, critic at large on NPR’s Fresh Air, comments.

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