Inequality virus: Pandemic widens wealth gap for women, people of color as billionaire profits...
“In every country that we looked at, inequality has gotten worse during the pandemic.”
Cannabis Americas Common Sense Crops
Thirty-two states have legalized medical marijuana in some form or another. With the help of some reform-minded activists and the general public, are our politicians starting to come to their senses on cannabis?
Inequalities are shaping how we’re fighting the pandemic — and how we’ll remember it
Covid-19 infections in most countries have been hugely underestimated — not least because rich countries bought almost all the tests.
US coronavirus deaths pass 200,000 as new surge in cases begins
The U.S. is not alone as the weather starts to change and restrictions ease up slightly.
Mumia Abu-Jamal Returned to Prison After Hospitalization
Mumia Abu-Jamal has recently returned back to prison after having to be admitted to an intensive care unit because of experiencing a blackout from diabetic shock. He was under heavy surveillance and was only allowed to see close relatives.
Global health leaders hail ‘monumental moment’ in Covid-19 fight as US supports vaccine waiver
“Countries that continue to oppose the WTO waiver—such as European Union countries, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Canada, Australia, Norway, Japan, and Brazil—must now take action, too.”
People’s vaccine: Calls grow for equal access to coronavirus vaccine as rich countries hoard...
A growing movement is calling for the development of a people’s vaccine and the suspension of intellectual property rights to expand access.
American Pharmacists Association Urges Members to Stop Providing Execution Drugs
Delegates of the American Pharmacists Association are refusing to provide drugs for use in lethal injections. Could this declaration make carrying out executions even more difficult for death penalty states?
Pandemic recovery will take more than soaring growth – to fuel a more equitable...
Countries seeking to explicitly counteract the negative effects of the pandemic need a good compass to guide their recovery plan. And that won’t be GDP.
Big Food and Hotel Giants Trying to Peddle Plastic ‘Authenticity’
More and more businesses across the country are adopting an attitude providing a buy-local, un-corporate, anti-chain alternative for customers. But beware of the corporations that are playing the profitable imitation game—don't be duped.