Wednesday, April 1, 2020

The coronavirus outbreak has shown that capitalism is failing

If there’s ever been a time to radically change our social service policies, this is it.

We need to talk about privilege and the coronavirus pandemic

That so many in the U.S. seem to be operating in paranoia and fear-mongering, there’s no time like the present for us to check our privilege.

Trump will not use Defense Production Act to order manufacturing of vital medical equipment

With prices rising, supplies lacking, and healthcare officials working endlessly, the importance of vital medical equipment should not be negotiable.

Don’t let pharma make us pay twice for COVID-19 treatments

The research we’ve funded is going to be critical in the coming months. We’ve already paid for it. Let’s demand that Congress change the law so that we don’t have to pay again.

As coronavirus opens the door to big changes, the left’s most attractive vision faces...

For many Americans, it’s time for a system change along the lines of the Nordic model. This has the political establishment deeply worried.

Promising coronavirus treatment granted exclusive status to Gilead Sciences by FDA

"We will not tolerate profiteering. Any treatment or vaccine must be made free for all."
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‘Humanitarian solidarity’: even under US sanctions, Cuba sends doctor brigade to Italy and more

"It just goes to the history of Cuba’s deep and long-lasting commitment to humanitarian solidarity with other countries.”

Trump’s EPA is being sued for hiding information about new chemicals

Several environmental organizations join together to hold the EPA accountable and prove the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) is being ignored.
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“Hope is not a strategy”: Emergency doctor asks, where are COVID-19 tests? Where is...

“First we’re going to run out of masks, and then we’re going to run out of doctors and nurses, because they’ll become sick.”