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'Donation Model Has Failed': Supremacy of Greed Decried as Covid Summit Begins

"Enough is enough," said Anna Marriott of Oxfam International. "It's time for governments to take bolder action to put people before profits."

Jake Johnson ·


As Covid Aid Languishes, Congress Moves Ahead With Massive Corporate Subsidies

Experts have warned that the lack of new Covid-19 funding "endangers the lives of people in the U.S. and around the world and risks the emergence of new and more deadly virus variants."

Jake Johnson ·


Nobel Laureates, Ex-Heads of State Push Biden to Fund Global Covid Fight

"Don't tell us we can’t afford $5,000,000,000 in global Covid aid when the government is about to hand Jeff Bezos $10,000,000,000 to fly to space," said one progressive advocacy group.

Jake Johnson ·


Biden Broke His Promise to Support Generic Covid-19 Vaccines for the World

A conversation with South African public health advocate Tian Johnson about outrageous global inequalities in access to Covid vaccines, tests, and treatments.

Sarah Lazare ·


While Hoarding Vaccine Recipe, Moderna Got Another $300 Million From US Taxpayers

"We take on the risk. They take away the profits," said one vaccine equity advocate.

Jake Johnson ·


While 1 Million Americans Died From Covid-19, US Billionaire Wealth Shot Up by $1.7 Trillion

While billionaires have seen their wealth surge during the pandemic, millions have lost their lives and livelihoods.

Chuck Collins ·


WHO Says Pandemic Has Killed 15 Million People—Nearly 3 Times More Than Reported

"We have to hold policymakers accountable" for the "staggering number" of lives lost during the first two years of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, said one United Nations official.

Kenny Stancil ·


'Devastating' and 'Gruesome': US Tops 1 Million Covid Deaths

The Biden administration recently reminded Congress that stalled pandemic funding means "fewer vaccines, treatments, and tests for the American people, and fewer shots in arms around the world."

Jessica Corbett ·


Candlelit Vigil Will Press Biden to Deliver Covid-19 Vaccine Patent Waiver

"Advocates across the globe are calling for the WTO to urgently deliver a waiver that can help ensure that all countries are equipped with the tools needed to save lives and bring the pandemic under control."

Brett Wilkins ·


'Complete Garbage': Campaigners Blast WTO Alternative to Covid Patent Waiver

"The E.U. fealty to Big Pharma represented in this text is exposing the world to the risk of endless pandemic and ever-more-dangerous variants," said one critic, "and it could take down the WTO as collateral damage."

Kenny Stancil ·

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