What we know about the omicron variant, cute cat videos are spreading misinformation, and the keys to critical thinking
This hour, we talk about an assortment of topics.
First, the omicron variant has been found in at least 16 states. We’ll learn about the latest with COVID-19 and this new variant.
- Dr. Leana Wen - An emergency physician and public health professor at George Washington University. She is a CNN medical analyst and contributing columnist for The Washington Post. Her new book is “Lifelines: A Doctor’s Journey in the Fight for Public Health.”
- Joe Árvai - The Dana and David Dornsife Professor of Psychology and Director of The Wrigley Institute of Environmental Studies at the University of Southern California. His recent article for The Conversation is “Aaron Rodgers dropped the ball on critical thinking -- with a little practice you can do better.”
- Davey Alba - A technology reporter for The New York Times whose recent article is “Those Cute Cats Online? They Help Spread Misinformation.”
Colin McEnroe, Jonathan McNicol, and Cat Pastor contributed to this show.