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President Biden, Please Persuade Chancellor Merkel to Support the WTO Waiver and Save Lives

This health crisis is now also a global justice crisis—a failure of humanity.

Fr. Charles Chilufya ·

'Merkel's Delay Could Kill Us All': Protesters Demand Germany Stop Obstructing Patent Waiver

"We cannot afford any more deaths at the hands of vaccine nationalism and pharma monopolies," said Rep. Jan Schakowsky. "We need shots in arms and we need them now."

Kenny Stancil ·

US Lawmakers Demand EU 'Do the Right Thing or Get Out of the Way' on Covid-19 Vaccine Patent Waivers

"A global recovery requires a global response based on health needs—not Big Pharma," said Congressman Jesús "Chuy" García at a rally.

Brett Wilkins ·

Tough Truths Are Desperately Needed About America's Lost Wars

America is stabbing itself in the back.

William Astore ·

Biden 'Well-Prepared to Answer for This,' Says Snowden After Report Denmark Helped US Spy on Merkel

The whistleblower wrote that Biden "was deeply involved in this scandal the first time around."

Andrea Germanos ·

On Vaccine Patents, A Light Out of the Darkness

Demonstrators weren't just protesting vaccine patents. They were defying a neoliberal order that uses the luminous products of human intelligence for private exploitation.

Richard Eskow ·

Will Movement for People's Vaccine Open Doors to Larger Revolt Against Big Pharma?

A TRIPS suspension may only be a first step, but it is an important one. It puts in play questions of who really makes and who profits from these miraculous vaccines.

John Buell ·

With Afghanistan Withdrawal Underway, New Report Reveals Costs of Post-9/11 Wars for US Allies

"Americans do not fully understand, do not acknowledge, the sacrifices that allies made in Afghanistan," said the report's author.

Jessica Corbett ·

Big Pharma Stocks Rebound After Germany's Merkel Speaks Out Against Vaccine Patent Waiver

"By blocking wider vaccine production globally, the E.U., U.K., and a few other laggards are boosting pharma companies' profits while people are suffering and dying."

Jake Johnson ·

Around the World, Immigrants Are Coming to the Rescue

For countries facing a demographic crisis, immigrants are the answer.

John Feffer ·

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