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How Many More Seniors Will Die of Covid-19 in Los Angeles County?

This is the place for hopes and dreams, but we are failing some of our most vulnerable neighbors.

Ernie Powell ·


Nurse From Liberia Holds 'Clap for Pharma Profits' Protest at Davos

"Me and my frontline colleagues saw pain, misery, death," said George Poe Williams. "Bourla and the other pharma executives here in Davos saw a chance to pump up profits."

Brett Wilkins ·


'Too Little, Too Late,' Campaigners Say as Pfizer Pledges Lower Vaccine Costs for Poor Nations

"We shouldn't hail pandemic profiteers as heroes, even when they make qualified gestures like this," said an adviser at the People's Vaccine Alliance.

Jake Johnson ·


In Davos, UNAIDS Chief Condemns Clear 'Racism' of Global Vaccine Apartheid

"Racism is not only police violence, it is policy violence," says Winnie Byanyima.

Andrea Germanos ·


Protests Urge Congress to End 'Cruel, Racist, and Xenophobic' Title 42 Amid Court Fight

"Every day that Title 42 remains in place is another day that the United States continues to put politics over humanity," said one activist.

Brett Wilkins ·


WHO Chief Warns Humanity Lowers Guard Against Covid-19 'At Our Peril'

The pandemic, says Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, is "most certainly not over."

Andrea Germanos ·


Tax Billionaire Wealth and Pandemic Profits, Says Oxfam, to End 'Inequality That Literally Kills'

"The super-rich have rigged the system with impunity for decades and they are now reaping the benefits," says Oxfam International's executive director.

Jon Queally ·


'Arbitrary, Racist, and Unfair': Judge Blocks Biden From Ending Title 42

"Only the coyotes profiteering off of people seeking protection have reason to celebrate this ill-reasoned ruling," said one migrant rights advocate.

Brett Wilkins ·


One Million American Covid-19 Deaths Is a Searing Indictment of Poverty and Policy Choices

Politicians catering to the extremely wealthy at the expense of the 140 million Americans who are poor or low-income is precisely what made the pandemic so deadly.

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II ·


Nearly 90,000 Small Businesses in US Expected to Close After Senate GOP Kills Main Street Relief Bill

"The fate of these small businesses," said one advocacy group, "will be tied to those senators who voted down this lifeline today."

Julia Conley ·

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