Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Tag: Covid

Number of Covid boosters given in US exceeds single shots in...

“Our leaders’ failure to help bring the vaccines to everyone, everywhere will keep us on a cruel and never-ending cycle of illness, death, and economic suffering.”

For some Indigenous, COVID presents possibility of cultural extinction, says Myrna...

For Indigenous peoples, actions must be collective, not only individual.

‘It’s almost like grooming’: how anti-vaxxers, conspiracy theorists, and the far-right...

They appear to have found fertile ground particularly among men who feel alienated, fearful about their employment and who spend a lot of time at home scrolling social media and encrypted messaging apps.

Corporate media politicize WHO investigation on COVID origins to vilify China

The lab leak hypothesis is, in fact, a literal conspiracy theory that is gaining traction due to constant media innuendo.

The sudden all-consuming focus on Afghanistan is distracting us from hugely important stuff that’s coming to a head at home.

Covid is resurging. So is Trumpian politics.

Months ago, it seemed as if this darkness was behind us. It is not.

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.”

‘Outrageous’: Sanders rips Netanyahu for sending Covid vaccines to foreign allies...

The U.S. senator from Vermont denounced Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for sending spare vaccines overseas “while so many Palestinians in the occupied territories are still waiting.”

This city makes sure no one goes hungry—even during Covid

By long ago prioritizing residents’ right to healthy food, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, has been able to keep food flowing during the pandemic.

How Los Angeles is supporting immigrant workers and businesses affected by...

A new initiative from LA’s Office of Immigrant Affairs aims to help immigrant business owners and essential workers gain access to economic relief.

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Shell oil plans to blast South African coastline in search for oil and gas

Shell’s oil and gas exploration on South Africa's Wild Coast will be destructive for people and nature. The best way to mitigate the effects of seismic blasting is NOT TO DO IT!!

CNN suspends Chris Cuomo

“The New York Attorney General’s office released transcripts and exhibits Monday that shed new light on Chris Cuomo’s involvement in his brother’s defense,” former Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who was accused of sexual harassment.

Beware fashionable, doomsday pessimism, obstacles to progressive reforms

Current evidence presages more bad news for the Trumpist right before 2024. Democrats must only hold the center to replay in 2024 its 2020 triumphs.

Supply-chain woes

The “graveyard shift” in a pandemic world...

Biden administration is cracking down on corporate recidivists

The Justice Department is ramping up efforts to fight corporate crime, which is particularly bad news for repeat offenders.