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Inequality


'Therapeutics Nationalism'? Poor at Risk of Being Left Behind as Rich Buy Up New Covid Drug

"The U.S. government should challenge Merck to license molnupiravir more broadly."

Jake Johnson ·


Build Back Better Legislation: New Keynesianism or Neoliberal Public Relations Stunt?

These social reforms are meant to address some of the more glaring social contradictions produced by four decades of neoliberal policies, but with the objective to strengthen capitalism and preempt radicalism.

Ajamu Baraka ·


'Reckless': Doctors Without Borders Slams US for Hoarding 500 Million Vaccine Doses

"The U.S. must immediately make public and concrete commitments to redistribute excess Covid-19 vaccines globally if it truly wants to end this pandemic."

Jake Johnson ·


Global Blueprint Details Why There Is No Climate Justice Without Debt Justice

"Rich countries must accept their responsibility to pay for the loss and damage already caused."

Jessica Corbett ·


As Americans Demand Tax Reforms, Analysis Finds Top 1% Hold More Wealth Than Whole Middle Class

By comparison, in 1990 the top 1% held just 17% of the nation's wealth—less than half of the middle class' 36%.

Brett Wilkins ·


UN Chief Says Vaccine Apartheid Is 'Best Ally' of Covid-19 Pandemic

"It is allowing variants to develop and run wild, condemning the world to millions more deaths, and prolonging an economic slowdown that could cost trillions of dollars."

Jake Johnson ·


Critics Warn Moderna Plan for Covid Vaccine Factory in Africa Is a 'PR Gimmick'

"Pledging to build a plant in the future cannot excuse Moderna's failure to share knowledge or adequate doses today."

Jake Johnson ·


How 'Insanely Corrupt' South Dakota Became a Magnet for the Wealth-Hoarding Megarich

The Mount Rushmore State "now rivals Switzerland, Panama, the Cayman Islands, and other famous tax havens as a premier venue for the international rich seeking to protect their assets from local taxes or the authorities."

Brett Wilkins ·


A Year and 3.5 Million Deaths Later, 'Greed Is Triumphing Over Human Life' in Vaccine Fight

"How many more people must die needlessly before countries do the right thing and support the lifting of patent restrictions, so Covid-19 vaccines, tests, and treatments can be produced worldwide?"

Jake Johnson ·


From Empire to Global Oligarchy, Pandora Papers Expose UK's Insidious Capitalism

In an era of global surveillance capitalism, the rich can flit around the world with their vast fortunes while the rest of us are forever trapped by borders.

Adam Ramsay ·

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