Monday, February 6, 2023

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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Behold, the new GOP culture wars

The Republican Party’s latest wave of attacks against anyone who threatens the white supremacist patriarchy is couched in false concern for health and well-being.

White House says GOP bill would force ‘one of the biggest Medicare benefit cuts’...

"House Republicans are trying to slash lifelines for middle-class families on behalf of rich special interests," said a White House spokesperson.

Outrage as Biden Administration recommends major Alaska oil project

"The project is “drastically out of step with the Biden administration’s goals to slash climate pollution and transition to clean energy,” but that “it’s not too late for him to step up and pull the plug on this carbon bomb."

‘More training’ is not the answer to police terror

The death of Tyre Nichols doesn’t have to be in vain – there are numerous opportunities for action at the local and national level to rein in out of control police terror.

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.