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Tag: Covid

‘For shame’: Pfizer to charge $1,390 for lifesaving Covid drug that...

"Pfizer treats Paxlovid like a Prada handbag; a luxury for the few rather than a treatment for the many," said one consumer advocate.

Hypocrisy abounds as PPP loans to 1% forgiven, while Biden seeks...

Word has leaked out that the Biden administration is about to enter negotiations with Big Pharma, for the express intent of shifting the cost of COVID vaccines and lifesaving antiviral medications, to the patient. 

Medicare for All could have prevented more than 338,000 US Covid...

"Healthcare reform is long overdue in the U.S.," said the lead author of a new study. "Americans are needlessly losing lives and money."

Two years in, we need to learn the lessons of this...

It’s time we flex the power that comes with being essential and fight for a new economy that favors people, not just corporations.

With the Omicron Ba2 variant we in the US are in...

So what's coming down the pike?

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.

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Climate change costs to hit $38 trillion annually by 2050

New study reveals stark economic disparities as global warming intensifies, disproportionately affecting the world's poorest nations.

Children among hundreds found in new mass grave at Gaza hospital

A horrifying discovery in Khan Younis raises alarms about the profound toll of ongoing hostilities on the most vulnerable.

Senator Sanders proposes major cuts to Israeli military aid amid human rights concerns

Amid accusations of genocide and widespread human rights abuses, Senator Bernie Sanders champions amendments to halt offensive military funding to Israel, sparking a critical Senate debate.

Historic Gaza protests at Columbia U. enter day 6; campus protests spread across country

Solidarity protests and encampments have now sprouted up on campuses across the country, including at Yale, MIT, Tufts, NYU, The New School and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Democrats divided: Historic opposition to $26 billion military aid package for Israel amid Gaza...

A record 40 House Democrats have voted against a controversial bill, citing concerns over the impact of military operations on children in Gaza.