Background Briefing with Ian Masters  |  April 25, 2022

Then we look into the right wing project underway to, as Steve Bannon suggested, “deconstruct the administrative state” following the Supreme Court’s attack on OSHA and now an unqualified Federalist judge appointed by Trump taking authority away from the CDC to make critical policy during a pandemic. Joining us is Lawrence Gostin, Director of the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law and University Professor at Georgetown University. He is the author of the new book, Global Health Security: A Blueprint for the Future and we discuss his article at The New York Times, “No Matter How You Feel About Masks, You Should Be Alarmed by This Judge’s Decision.”

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