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Africans Should Be 'Applauded, Not Punished,' Say Advocates Amid Omicron Travel Ban

"What is going on right now is inevitable," said African Union Vaccine Delivery Alliance co-chair Dr. Ayoade Alakija. "It's a result of the world's failure to vaccinate in an equitable, urgent, and speedy manner."

Brett Wilkins ·


Biden Drilling Report Blasted as 'Shocking Capitulation to the Needs of Corporate Polluters'

"Greenlighting more fossil fuel extraction, then pretending it's OK by nudging up royalty rates, is like rearranging deck chairs on the Titanic," said one campaigner.

Jessica Corbett ·


UNESCO Members Adopt First Global AI Ethics Agreement 'To Benefit Humanity'

"We're at a critical juncture in history," said Ethics in Tech founder Vahid Razavi. "We need as humans to come together and decide what is the best course of action to take with these technologies before they surpass us in their abilities."

Brett Wilkins ·


Progressive US Lawmakers Mark Black Friday With Calls to Pass the PRO Act

"The right to organize, fight for better working conditions, and fair pay must always be protected."

Jessica Corbett ·


'We Are Fighting Back': Global Black Friday Strikes and Protests Seek to #MakeAmazonPay

"We are workers and activists divided by geography and our role in the global economy but united in our commitment to Make Amazon Pay fair wages, its taxes, and for its impact on the planet."

Kenny Stancil ·


'It Was Entirely Avoidable': Rich Countries Blamed as New Covid Variant Sparks Global Alarm

"Allowing new variants to emerge and spread, 13 months into the vaccine era, is a policy choice by the rich world."

Jake Johnson ·


130+ Global Groups Demand WTO Postpone Meeting Until Vital Patent Waiver Is Adopted

"The institution whose rules enforce vaccine apartheid is, unbelievably, attempting to have a meeting under conditions of vaccine apartheid, without having first resolved that apartheid by agreeing to the TRIPS waiver."

Andrea Germanos ·


'No More Violence, No More Silence!': Women Worldwide Demand End to Gender-Based Abuse

"We call on everyone, from each territory, to continue steadfast in the struggle to STOP all violence against women, against gender non-conforming people, and against the working class."

Jon Queally ·


Human Rights Defenders Threaten Legal Action Against Countries Fueling Vaccine Inequality

Legal experts and civil society groups in Canada, the U.K., Norway, and Germany outlined how officials are violating international and domestic laws by blocking an intellectual property waiver for Covid-19 vaccines.

Julia Conley ·


Humanitarians Demand End of 'Hostile' UK Policies After 27 Migrants Perish in English Channel

"When the government closes down safe, legal routes for asylum seekers, they're pushed into taking dangerous ones. This awful tragedy is an inevitable consequence of cruel, inhumane policies."

Jon Queally ·

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