Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Tag: Covid vaccine

3 million people have died of Covid since rich nations began...

“Every one of those deaths is a mark of shame for the governments of countries like the U.K. and Germany who have protected patents over human lives.”

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.

The twisted, tragic reality of vaccine apartheid

True to form, the Western pharmaceutical companies responsible for producing vaccines are already telling shareholders that they will raise prices on them in the near future.

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."

‘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.”

Pandemic lessons for the rest of us

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

CDC tells state governors to prepare for Covid vaccine before November...

“Public health officials worry that the Trump administration is looking to roll out a vaccine prematurely, or at least to hype one, before the election as a way to score political points.“

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Personal interview: Abby Martin what are the prospects for peace?

Abby Martin is an American journalist, TV presenter and activist who continues her work opposing imperialism and promoting peace, as an independent filmmaker and journalist.

Despite cutbacks, ExxonMobil continues to fund climate science denial

ExxonMobil has spent more than $39 million to manufacture doubt about climate science.

‘Bottom line,’ says Bernie Sanders, deal must include Medicare expansion, lower drug prices

"Congress must finally have the courage to stand up to the greed of Big Pharma."

Bogus “rugged individualism” corrodes our social fabric, fueling violent protest & pandemic mayhem

Either “rugged individualism” is exposed as a mistaken, scam mythology, disrupting and exploiting what’s good for the many -- or we face something closer to “rugged extinction.”

The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”