Saturday, July 24, 2021

Tag: Covid-pandemic

Why we need a movement to abolish COVID vaccine patents now

While the call by activists to waive TRIPS is an important first step to scale up COVID vaccines, it actually needs to be abolished.

Pandemic lessons for the rest of us

Or vaccine thinking applied to all of American life...

With pandemic a ‘tipping point,’ UN warns 1 billion more people...

Unless strong and meaningful action is taken now, including major social investments and a Green New Deal-style program, the Covid-19 crisis will make an already dire economic situation much worse.

Election, legal disasters, surging Covid cases, economy stumbling: Just “too much...

Major irony: the perceived, 2016 “change” candidate was and is utterly incapable of change.

How to keep indoor air clean to reduce the chance of...

Using increased ventilation or running an appropriately sized air cleaner or filter can add an extra layer of protection.

‘Absolute robbery’: Gilead announces $3,120 price tag for Covid-19 drug developed...

“Taxpayers provided funding for the development of this drug. Now Gilead is price-gouging off it during a pandemic. Beyond disgusting,” said Sen. Bernie Sanders.

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Federal judges blocks Arkansas abortion ban

This law “is categorically unconstitutional, and plaintiffs have demonstrated that they are likely to succeed on the merits.”

Undercover investigations expose brutal wildlife killing contests

Welcome to the cruel world of wildlife killing contests, family events where children play amidst piles of slaughtered animals—and legal in 42 states.

Player or pawn? Luke Harding’s Russiagate ‘scoop’

The reporter’s involvement in the persecution of Assange alone would be enough to make people question his honesty.

Ethiopian Renaissance Dam: A unifying Peoples Project

Ethiopians are faced with a choice: unite and prosper or withdraw into ethnic rivalries and fall into further conflict and discord.

How a powerful US lobby group helps big oil to block climate action

“I think it’s fair to say that API and its prominent member companies have a broadly shared goal, which is to keep the social license of the oil and gas industry operating, and therefore enabling them to continue to extract oil and gas for as long as possible, as profitably as possible.”