Biden Plan to Donate 500 Million Covid-19 Vaccine Doses Called 'Drop in the Bucket' in Face of Acute Global Need
"Billions of people awaiting a path out of the pandemic desperately need President Biden and other world leaders to find far greater ambition."
Congress Urged to Divert Pentagon Dollars After Afghan Withdrawal Towards Social Uplift, Climate Emergency
"The real security challenges of today—from the climate crisis to global inequality—demand that we cut the Pentagon budget and invest instead in human needs," said one peace advocate who backed a letter to U.S. lawmakers.
'Bucket of Water' vs. 'Raging Inferno': Critics Say Biden's Global Vaccine Donation Not Nearly Enough
"Twenty million is a depressingly tiny figure compared to the global need," said one expert.
"If the Fed did not begin moving aggressively on Day One of the Biden administration (if not long before that), then the Fed is contributing to the climate crisis."
"We need urgent public manufacturing and technology sharing to meet global need and end the pandemic."
"Together, we can build a better democracy."
"President Biden's DOJ should ramp up enforcement to show that corporate criminals are not above the law," says author of new study.
"We can't let Mark Zuckerberg continue to get filthy rich off of this exploitation of our personal info. We must reclaim our privacy."
"The era of trickle-down nonsense is over—it's time to tax the rich."
The U.S., said one advocate, could "pump those savings back into Medicare" to expand and strengthen the program.
The absence of a WTO patent waiver, say public health advocates, "means we won't end the pandemic, millions of people will die, and the global economy will suffer."