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Coalition Pressures Key Democrat Gregory Meeks to Back Resolution Blocking Arms Sale to Israel

If Meeks refuses to allow a vote, the groups said, "he's actively working against freedom of the press, democracy, and human rights around the globe."

Jake Johnson ·


As Covid Ravages Poor Nations, Pharma Vaccine Profiteering Has Created 9 New Billionaires

"These billionaires are the human face of the huge profits many pharmaceutical corporations are making from the monopoly they hold on these vaccines."

Jake Johnson ·


'The IEA Is Starting to Get It': World Energy Body Praised for Finally Admitting Fossil Fuels Must Stay in the Ground

"Today's bombshell report from the International Energy Agency is easy to translate," said Bill McKibben. "Anyone who continues to engage or invest in fossil fuel development is wrecking the climate."

Kenny Stancil ·


'Criminal Complicity': Outrage as Biden Pushes $735 Million Weapons Sale to Israel Amid Gaza Slaughter

"Approving more weapons to Israel would add fuel to the fire and would only embolden Israel to continue its bombardments on Gaza."

Jake Johnson ·


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 ·


Okavango, Oil Drilling, and the Tragedy of Africa

It is not too late for the governments of Namibia and Botswana to halt the race for an asset that is bound to get stranded as the world shifts away from fossil fuels. 

Nnimmo Bassey ·


Human Rights Experts Denounce Israeli Violence, Confiscation of Homes in East Jerusalem as Violation of International Law

The new statements of condemnation came as Israel launched another round of airstrikes into Gaza, bringing the death tolll toll at least 26 people.

Andrea Germanos ·


$152 Trillion. That's How Much Wealthy Countries 'Drained' From the Global South Since 1960

"Poor countries are developing rich countries, not the other way around."

Kenny Stancil ·


'A Transformative, Hopeful Event': Under Pressure, Biden Backs Covid-19 Vaccine Patent Waiver

"This has a real potential to help save lives, strengthen the economy, improve international relations, and eventually end this awful pandemic."

Jessica Corbett ·


Moderna Offer of Vaccines for Global South 'Not a Substitute for Patent Justice,' Advocates Say

"We can't count on the benevolence of Big Pharma corporations" to end the pandemic, said one organization.

Julia Conley ·

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