Friday, May 14, 2021

Tag: Covid-19 vaccine

‘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.

Warning world is on ‘brink of a catastrophic moral failure,’ WHO...

“The price of this failure will be paid with lives and livelihoods in the world's poorest countries.”

The troubling rise of vaccine nationalism

“No one should be blocked from getting a life-saving vaccine because of the country they live in or the amount of money in their pocket."

A people’s vaccine? Drugmakers set to profit from COVID vaccines made...

“The investment in these vaccines, as for most drugs, has really been underwritten by the taxpayer, by the government.”

‘Outrageous’: Sanders blasts AstraZeneca for raising drug prices despite $1.2 billion...

“Big drug companies don’t need more subsidies. We need to end their greed.” —Sen. Bernie Sanders

‘Taking taxpayers for a ride’: Moderna to charge $32-$37/dose for Covid-19...

“It ought to be the people’s vaccine, not a new taxpayer burden.”

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The end of (inconvenient) protest?

Protest has been a tool that the left has used to force government action throughout the English speaking world.

Sound the alarms, McConnell and Manchin put roadblocks in front of Biden’s agenda

When will we hear our president tell us how he plans to get all this great legislation underway in a Senate that is filled with McConnell and Manchin roadblocks?

Biden administration plans an immediate ban on menthol cigarettes

Studies prove that such bans will help people quit smoking, especially those disproportionately affected by menthol cigarettes.

What America can learn from China—Lessons from the pandemic

While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.

A pesticide linked to brain damage in children could finally be banned

A court has ruled that the EPA must ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos—or prove its safety.