The Heat: U.S. President Biden’s Challenges

The Heat

 U.S. President Joe Biden faces some new challenges as a new COVID-19 variant is spreading through the country, and a new jobs report has shown much lower gains than expected, driving down expectations of robust economic growth. What will be Biden’s plans moving forward as the pandemic lingers on?

And, after 400 years, Barbados has cut ties with the British monarchy. The small Caribbean island gained its independence from Britain in 1966, but kept the Queen as its head of state. Earlier this week, it cut those ties, and a new President was sworn in.

Joining the discussion:

John Burnett is the Managing Director and Founder of 1 Empire Group.
Jacquie Luqman is the Co-host of “By Any Means Necessary” on Radio Sputnik. Dr. Krishna Udayakumar is the founding Director of the Duke Global Health Innovation Center.
DeLisle Worrell is the former Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados.
Vijay Prashad is the Executive Director of the Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research.