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People’s vaccine: Calls grow for equal access to coronavirus vaccine as...

A growing movement is calling for the development of a people’s vaccine and the suspension of intellectual property rights to expand access.

The troubling rise of vaccine nationalism

“No one should be blocked from getting a life-saving vaccine because of the country they live in or the amount of money in their pocket."

Worries about foreign ‘hacking’ of vaccine research place corporate profits ahead...

The Times fully admits that this alleged hacking would not harm U.S. public health, but only the profits of U.S. pharmaceutical companies.

US sits out as world leaders pledge $8 billion to find...

The various leaders on the call pledged as much as they could and took a few moments to boast of their efforts to stop the pandemic.

Corporate media ignore international cooperation as shortcut to coronavirus vaccine

"Imagine how much faster the research would advance if these researchers were working in collaboration, sharing their results with each other..."

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Biden signs executive order to protect 30 percent of country’s lands and ocean waters...

The 30x30 goal is said to be part of Biden's larger plan to preserve wildlife and combat global warming.

Essential work and the struggle for $15

“Why don’t we stop treating it as entirely normal that the more obviously one’s work benefits others, the less one is likely to be paid for it.”

‘Shameful’: Millionaire senators vote against popular minimum wage raise that would lift millions out...

"It is baffling that any member of the U.S. Senate could look at the crisis this country is enduring and decide that tens of millions of low-income workers should not get a raise."

Freedom of thought and the death of ideologies

Unity is the key element in any such shift — the required guiding principle underlying the development of existing systems and modes of living.

Former State Dept aide arrested for participating in Capitol riots

Federico Klein was arrested on charges that include unlawful entry, violent and disorderly conduct, obstructing Congress and law enforcement, and assaulting an officer with a dangerous weapon.