Friday, October 7, 2022

Tag: Covid-19 pandemic

Two years in, we need to learn the lessons of this...

It’s time we flex the power that comes with being essential and fight for a new economy that favors people, not just corporations.

Judge blocks Biden administration’s order mandating federal employees vaccinate against COVID-19

U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Brown said President Biden didn't have the authority to “mandate that all federal employees consent to vaccination against COVID-19 or lose their jobs.”

Veterans and former industrial workers need to be a priority during...

The people who are in the high-risk groups must protect themselves from getting infected with the new coronavirus as it can be quite dangerous.

Swept into a Covid hell of profits

The great forgetting, Part 2...

A crisis of undiagnosed cancers is emerging in the pandemic’s second...

A factory worker didn’t want to call in sick or catch COVID-19, so she tried to ignore the pain. Now she has stage 4 cancer.

Modi government is drowning India into a COVID- 19 Hell

India is gigantic — it's the world's second-most crowded country with almost 1.4 billion individuals — and its size presents uncommon difficulties to battling COVID-19.

How did the pandemic affect ocean conservation?

Clickbait stories of happy animals returning to suddenly quiet habitats paint an overly rosy picture of COVID-19’s impact on the marine environment.

Sustainability in a post-Covid-19 world: Is your business prepared?

Small businesses have a role to play. They have to make sure that they are sustainable in terms of their existence and environmental impact.

How Cuba beat the pandemic: From developing new vaccines to sending...

For decades, Cuba has heavily invested in its medical and pharmaceutical system, in part because of the six-decade-old U.S. embargo.

Hope on the cliff’s edge in Brazil

The country’s president has reacted to the ongoing tragedy not with compassion but with exaggerated toughness.

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New analysis shows Big Oil’s continued and future price gouging

Oil prices dipped below $80 a barrel for the first time since January 2022, but consumers are paying 13 percent higher than the last time oil was this low.

Wax worm saliva can degrade stubborn plastic within hours, scientists find

Wax worms (Galleria mellonella) could both digest and biodegrade plastic, causing visible damage to a PE-plastic bag in just 40 minutes.

Despite calls for diplomacy to end war, US confirms more weapons headed to Ukraine

"The chances of a nuclear war increase significantly every day that passes."

Noam Chomsky and David Barsamian: Optimism of the will

Three of the four horsemen of the apocalypse.
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Noam Chomsky & Vijay Prashad on Ukraine, why US must negotiate with Russia &...

When it comes to continuing the war rather than negotiating a peace settlement, “the United States and Britain are pretty isolated on this.”