Marxist Epidemiologist Calls Bullsh*t On Antivaxxers

By Rania Khalek, BreakThrough News. -

Anti-scientific conspiracy theories are spreading, not just among the right, but even even among some segments of the left. To address this issue from a Marxist perspective, Rania Khalek spoke [...]

Open Letter By Cuban Scientists To Biden

By Prensa Latina. -

You recently referred to Cuba at a White House saying: 'I would be prepared to give significant amounts of vaccines if… an international organization would administer those vaccines and do it in [...]

Only International Solidarity Can Defeat Covid For Good

By Nivedita Majumdar, Tribune Magazine. -

In early March of this year, I was in a hospital bed in Delhi for a week following a Covid diagnosis. This was just about four weeks before the second wave hit the country, showcasing the [...]

The Drug Companies Are Killing People

By Center For Economic and Policy Research. -

After the Biden administration indicated its support for this limited waiver, many other rich countries signed on as well. Germany, under longtime chancellor Angela Merkel, has been largely left [...]

Black People’s Reasons For Not Getting Vaccinated Are Much Deeper

By Elisa J. Sobo, Diana Schow, and Stephanie McClure, News One. -

By early July 2021, nearly two-thirds of all U.S. residents 12 years and older had received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine; 55% were fully vaccinated. But uptake varies drastically by [...]

Cuba’s Vaccine Shield And The Five Monopolies That Structure The World

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

In 1869, at the age of fifteen, José Martí and his young friends published a magazine in Cuba called La Patria Libre (‘The Free Homeland’), which adopted a strong position against Spanish [...]

Vaccine Billionaires Show Why Medicine Can’t Be Left To The Market

By Beauty Dhlamini, Tribune Magazine. -

Monopoly medicine has allowed for the normalisation of a neoliberal approach in an arena it should never have penetrated: global health. As a result of pandemic profits, a wave of new [...]

On Contact: Virus

By Chris Hedges, RT. -

On the show this week, Chris Hedges discusses the coronavirus with investigative journalist and author, Nina Burleigh. “There are many ways to begin to tell the story of why more Americans [...]

A Temporary TRIPS Waiver Is Not Enough

By Progressive International. -

A new poll finds that 59% percent of US voters support waiving all patent protections to produce generic versions of life-saving medicines for critical diseases, from Covid-19 and HIV/AIDS, to [...]

Biden Chooses Monopoly Profits Over Lives In India

By Sam Carliner, Left Voice. -

India is prominent in the news right now, as it has become the epicenter of the Covid-19 pandemic worldwide. Rhetoric from the Biden administration might lead people to believe that resolving the [...]

Majority Of US Population Supports Patent Waiver For COVID-19 Vaccine

By People's Dispatch. -

According to a new survey, more than 60% of US voters across party lines would support president Joe Biden endorsing the demand of a patent rights waiver for COVID-19 vaccines raised by over 100 [...]

End Vaccine Apartheid

By the Boycott Times Editorial Board. -

The latest in a series of proposals brought by India and South Africa to the World Trade Organization (WTO), backed by over 100 countries, to temporarily suspend COVID-19 vaccine patents [...]

Progressives Pressure Biden Over COVID19 Vaccine Patent Waiver

By Peter Sullivan, The Hill. -

Progressives are increasing pressure on President Biden to support a waiver for COVID-19 vaccine patent protections at the World Trade Organization (WTO), arguing the move is crucial for helping [...]

Vaccine Diplomacy Is Paying Off For China

By Yanzhong Huang, Foreign Affairs. -

Vaccines have had a place in diplomacy since the Cold War era. The country that can manufacture and distribute lifesaving injections to others less fortunate sees a return on its investment in [...]

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