Monday, February 6, 2023

Tag: Covid-19 vaccine

Pfizer’s record-shattering $100 billion in revenue denounced as ‘sickening’

"A people-funded vaccine should be cheap and freely available."

Supreme Court blocks Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine rule for businesses

The Supreme Court ruled that under the law that created OSHA it "empowers the Secretary to set workplace safety standards, not broad public health measures."

My year and welcome to it

Here are four (million) of my own takeaways from 2021, a classic hell-on-Earth year that, if worse weren’t potentially on the horizon, could perhaps be quickly forgotten.

2.5 million nurses demand UN probe into ‘COVID-19 criminals’ blocking patent...

"Continued opposition to the TRIPS waiver is resulting in the violation of human rights of peoples across the world."

Moderna slammed for ‘cheating US taxpayers’ in COVID-19 vaccine patent dispute

Along with "being scientifically dishonest," and "trying to cheat NIH scientists," the company "is leaving people to die."

AOC: US must mass produce COVID-19 vaccine for world, or pandemic...

She calls on the United States to use tools like the Defense Production Act to mobilize mass production of vaccines to export for free around the world.

Delta variant linked to COVID surges amid slow US vaccination rates...

“Our expectation should be, by July, this will be the dominant variant.”

‘We need a people’s vaccine, not a profit vaccine’: Sanders urges...

“Ending this pandemic requires collaboration, solidarity, and empathy. It requires a very different mindset—a mindset that puts people over profits at every turn.”

Rich nations are getting vaccines, poor countries not: Which is a...

“Between them, G7 nations have secured enough vaccines for every one of their citizens to be vaccinated three times over, while many poor countries are yet to receive a single dose."

Reports of racial disparities in COVID vaccines distort science

Out of context numbers and percentages only create public misunderstanding of the scientific results.

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Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

Nearly 14,000 Nigerian farmers and fishers sue Shell for destroying their livelihoods with oil...

Individuals and institutions from two communities have filed claims against Shell, calling on the company to clean up the devastating pollution and compensate them for its effects.

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

GOP readies ‘shameful’ vote to oust Omar from House Committee

"The GOP is riddled with white nationalists and antisemites. It is infuriating and absurd that they are trying to distract from the bigoted hatred in their own party by attacking a progressive woman of color."