Nightside with Dan Rea - Rundown for May 26, 2020

Beware the Second Wave. A number of infectious disease specialists are warning a second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic is likely; which would send us back to go on the reopening board. The experts say risk remains high because the vast majority of the population has not built up immunity to the Coronavirus and remains vulnerable. Should we slow our restart program, or should we proceed full speed ahead?

Back to School in the Fall? One Boston City Councilor says we need to get kids back to school in September. Annissa Essaibi-George is a former schoolteacher and mother of four and she believes keeping kids home this Fall would be catastrophic and the state's Return-to- School Working Group is slow off the mark having had only one meeting so far. The City Councilor wants to start preparing now for the "new normal" school year. Is she right?

Free Speech On Twitter. The issue of free speech has been raised in an ugly Twitter war between President Trump and former congressman turned MSNBC host Joe Scarborough. Earlier this month, the President had asked on Twitter when authorities would open a “cold case” on Scarborough, asking “Did he get away with murder?”. He was referencing the presumed accidental death of a Scarborough staffer with a heart condition who had fallen and hit her head on a desk over two decades ago. The dead woman's widower asked Twitter to delete the President's references to his wife. Today the CEO of Twitter refused. Was this the right decision?

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