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Dr. Alan Chartock

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Dr. Alan Chartock reflects on WAMC's 40th anniversary, and examines President Joe Biden's new requirements for federal workers to help boost vaccinations for COVID-19. 

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock comments on reports that the Senate has voted to take up a $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure deal. 

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the House select committee to investigate the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, which held its first meeting Tuesday. 

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the House select committee to investigate the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. The committee is expected to hold its first meeting Tuesday. 

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock considers whether House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy will punish Reps. Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger for taking part in a committee to investigate the January 6 attack at the U.S. Capitol. 

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock comments on the Tokyo Olympics, and considers whether Americans who are vaccinated for COVID-19 should resume wearing masks. 

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's decision to reject two of House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy's picks for an inquiry into the January 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. 

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses reports that a growing number of Republican lawmakers are urging Americans to get vaccinated for COVID-19, as the Delta variant continues to rise in the U.S.  

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the importance of recognizing climate change, and comments on the ongoing negotiations over President Joe Biden's infrastructure agenda. 

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the spread of the Delta variant of COVID-19 in the U.S., and questions why some Americans still refuse to get the vaccine. 

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses former President Donald Trump's hold on the Republican Party, and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy's recent meeting with Trump. 

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses reports that General Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, feared former President Donald Trump and his followers would try to use the military to maintain power in 2020. Milley's statements are cited in a new book by Washington Post reporters, “I Alone Can Fix It: Donald J. Trump’s Catastrophic Final Year.”

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Joe Biden's speech on voting rights in Philadelphia Tuesday, and reviews the investigations into former President Donald Trump and his organization. 

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses reports that new COVID-19 infections are on the rise in the U.S., and considers whether the coronavirus vaccine should be mandated. 

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses former President Donald Trump's hold on the Republican Party, and considers whether Trump will run for president a second time. 

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses reports that the Democratic National Committee is investing $25 million to help register voters and aid voting access ahead of the 2022 midterm elections. 

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse, and the deadly condo collapse in Surfside, Florida. 

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock comments on reports that Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams has won the Democratic mayoral primary in New York City. 

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the politicization of the COVID-19 vaccine, and considers whether the jab should ever become compulsory. 

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the Trump Organization, which was charged Thursday, along with CFO Allen Weisselberg, for an array of tax-related crimes stemming from an alleged 15-year scheme. 

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses reports that Manhattan prosecutors plan to announce charges against the Trump Organization and its chief financial officer, Allen Weisselberg, for alleged tax crimes. 

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the recent confusion over New York City's Democratic mayoral primary, and considers whether the U.S. was too quick to reopen from the coronavirus pandemic. 

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock considers whether the latest infrastructure deal reached by a bipartisan group of senators is a win for President Joe Biden. 

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses reports that a bipartisan group of senators has reached a tentative agreement on infrastructure with White House officials. 

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the Tuesday vote where Senate Republicans blocked a sweeping, federal voting rights bill. 

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses U.S. District Judge Dabney Friedrich, who recently dismissed most of a series of lawsuits against the Trump administration over the clearing of protesters at Lafayette Square last year. 

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock examines how ranked choice voting is impacting Tuesday's Democratic mayoral primary in New York City. 

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock reflects on Juneteenth, which became the country's 12th federal holiday Thursday. 

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock reviews Wednesday's meeting between President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin.  

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

Jun 16, 2021
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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Joe Biden's upcoming meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Geneva, and reflects on the end of COVID-19 restrictions in New York and California.

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