Call It Like I See It

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It is apparent that many employers intend to require, or at minimum try to induce, their employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine, so James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana consider whether this approach represents an overreach and also try to make sense of the lingering vaccine hesitancy we still see in society (01:21). The guys also discuss how Simone Biles’ recent struggles illustrate the how intertwined the psychological aspects and physical aspects of performance really are (33:23).

Show Notes

It is apparent that many employers intend to require, or at minimum try to induce, their employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine, so James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana consider whether this approach represents an overreach and also try to make sense of the lingering vaccine hesitancy we still see in society (01:21).  The guys also discuss how Simone Biles’ recent struggles illustrate the how intertwined the psychological aspects and physical aspects of performance really are (33:23).

Google And Facebook Mandate Vaccines For Employees At U.S. Offices (NPR)

From offices to restaurants, companies are requiring proof of vaccination (CNN)

The NFL Is Setting the Standard for COVID Vaccine Crackdowns (Vanity Fair)

Ryan Tannehill: I wouldn’t have gotten vaccinated if not for NFL’s protocols (ProFootballTalk)

Corporate America to workers: Get vaccinated or get out (CNN)

Vaccine hesitancy is nothing new. Here’s the damage it’s done over centuries (Science News)

Jacobson v. Massachusetts (Wikipedia)

Simone Biles withdraws from individual all-around gymnastics competition at Tokyo Olympics to focus on mental well-being (ESPN)

Simone Biles said she got the ‘twisties.’ Gymnasts immediately understood. (WaPo)

Simone Biles plans to compete in Olympics balance beam final (NBC News)

What is Call It Like I See It?

Call It Like I See It proves that news and social commentary does not have to be manipulative or sensationalist to be interesting, so join hosts James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana as they take a weekly look at notable news stories, opinion pieces, or products of our culture and break down what they see.