Thursday, September 23, 2021

Tag: COVID-19

As rich countries shield pharma monopolies, just 0.2% of COVID vaccine...

"The problem is not getting vaccines out of COVAX; the problem is getting them in."

A post-COVID-19 recovery will not be possible if water, sanitation &...

The global economy and a concerted effort, coordination and imagination is needed to enable not only a worldwide recovery, but also to ensure that the world’s poorest people are not left behind.

Effects of domestic violence during Covid on children mind-set

I hope and wish that all do our very best to protect our kids and children from going through such experiences in the first place.

Lessons from the past: Protecting women and girls from violence during...

Little attention has been paid to women and girls in humanitarian settings, those whose safety has already been reduced due to conflict, natural disaster or displacement.

Beyond COVID: The essential building blocks of a just world

The qualities inherent in this global cleansing are perennial principles that many hold dear: sharing, cooperation, tolerance, understanding.

Lancet report: 40% of US COVID deaths were preventable. The country...

One of the report’s recommendations is reforming the system to a single-payer model like Medicare for All, which President Joe Biden has so far rejected in favor of bolstering the Affordable Care Act.

Democratic legislators introduce COVID Whistleblower Protection Act

The bill seeks to institute stronger legal whistleblower protections for employees who work for entities that receive COVID-19 relief funds

Corporate media’s leaked Chinese documents confirm China didn’t hide Covid-19

It is important for American journalists to combat these misperceptions, so that the U.S. can learn from China’s response on how to better deal with the current crisis.

Hunger in America

COVID-19 and the nightmare of food insecurity.

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How an ancient irrigation method makes sustainable life possible in the U.S. Southwest

Time-proven acequia irrigation systems already in use in New Mexico make it possible for people to thrive in arid regions.

China – Cultural revolution 2.0 and great leap backward?

Young people in China and America face similar problems. Both countries need a profound revolution but it must be real and ground up, not a populist sham from those in power.

Babies poop has ten times more microplastics than in adults, study finds

“Unfortunately, with the modern lifestyle, babies are exposed to so many different things for which we don't know what kind of effect they can have later in their life.”

WHO updates Air Quality Guidelines

The WHO determined that air pollution inflicts on human health at even lower concentrations than previously understood.

Eugenics rears its unsavory head: Vaccine schism saves the intelligent & sacrifices the backward

Right-wing vaccine resistance could remove thousands of Trump voters in critical red states.