Call It Like I See It

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The wearing of masks has surprisingly become a hot button issue, arousing a surprising level of passion in some circles, so James Keys, Tunde Ogunlana, and Rick Ellsley discuss what may be driving some people’s aversion to masks as well as the emotion and the level of commitment they bring to the argument (01:46) and the extent to which politics and polarization has infected people’s view of the wearing of masks (26:21).

Show Notes

Articles referenced in the discussion:

Angry residents erupt at meeting over new mask rule (cnn.com)

Social Distancing and Masks Are Effective in Reducing the Spread of Coronavirus, Study Confirms (people.com)

The psychology behind why some people won't wear masks (cnn.com)

American Demagogues (nytimes.com)

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.