Poetry for our times, by Skip Tenczar
If you are going to wear socks pull up those hose
And when in the garden please smell the rose!
I don’t mean to bore
But when in the store,
For goodness sake wear that mask over your nose!
Part One: a conversation with Laura Morel, immigration reporter at Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting. bio:Laura covers immigration for @reveal. Previously @TB_Times. Latina., Chihuahua enthusiast.
We discuss how rampant racial disparities plagued how PPP loans were distributed in the US.
We talk about some reasons that this happened, and how the Biden administration is attempting to correct this.
Part Two: a conversation with public sector union reporter Robert Hennelly who writes for salon.com, The Chief Leader, insidernj.com and found @stucknation.
We talk about the political climate in New Jersey. They now have a 'super trumper' and a Democrat to face off for the Governor's position.
Trump Dominated GOP Primary Gives Murphy the Race He Wants and Needs https://www.insidernj.com/trump-dominated-gop-primary-gives-murphy-race-wants-needs/
We discuss the reasons that many workers are reluctant to accept the vaccine, even though 3700 nurses, doctors, and other health care workers died of Covid. 50% of health care workers have not been vaccinated.