These hopes may not last long. The announcement has sent governments scrambling to lay claim to vaccine doses, apparently realizing a bleak prediction: wealthy countries and individuals will monopolize early doses of any effective vaccine.
Subjects Archives: Inequality
It was during the “age of capital,” as the illustrious British historian Eric Hobsbawm aptly called it, that Marx formulated his critique of political economy.
Something remarkable even by the usually dismal standards of the stenographic media blue-tick brigade has been happening in the past few days.
Martin Aleida recalls the moment he was released from prison at the end of 1966. At twenty-two, Martin emerged from nearly a year behind bars to Jakarta, unable to find his friends and comrades.
For the first time in recent history, Venezuela’s left is divided. Will this disrupt the PSUV’s plans to retake control of the National Assembly?
Over the past week, 14,697 new cases of Coronavirus infection were reported inside of state and federal prisons—the highest level since the pandemic began.
It wasn’t that long ago that the country celebrated frontline workers by banging pots in the evening to thank them for the risks they took doing their jobs during the pandemic.
A second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic is sweeping across the world with countries reporting record daily case numbers and the World Health Organization (WHO) warning that the death toll could be much higher than during the first wave earlier this year.
The total level of global indebtedness now sits at an astronomical $277 trillion, an increase of $15 trillion since 2019. This amount is equivalent to 365% of the global gross domestic product.
Sidney Powell’s conspiracy theories went too far for Trump’s legal team after her outlandish claims went viral online.
Tiyo Attallah Salah-El’s exemplary life (without parole) is testament to the human spirit and the cause of abolition.
An interview with Jorge Arreaza, foreign minister of Venezuela.
The death rate from these new infections may be lower than in the first wave last March-April, but hospitalizations are reaching new peaks in the U.S. and parts of Europe.
Smith’s book demonstrates that the far-right has always played the victim card when it comes to free-speech, writes Houman Barekat.
Like most political formations in the United States, Black Alliance for Peace (BAP) members and supporters represent different tendencies.
After a Spring in which Sweden had one of the worst Covid death rates in Europe, some latched on to their low summer case numbers to argue for a herd immunity approach. But as cases again rise dramatically, Madeleine Johansson challenges the Swedish herd immunity myth.
What Robinson identified as “the rewhitening of America” a century ago is what we’re seeing play out today.
In the 1980s, after Mozambique won its independence from Portugal in 1974, the South African apartheid regime and the settler-colonial army of Rhodesia backed an anti-communist faction against the government of the Mozambique Liberation Front (FRELIMO).
The last economic crisis in Canada saw an intense and sustained attack on public services and welfare programs that disabled people require to live life.
The Open Letter, coordinated by Fellowship of Reconciliation former Chairperson Matt Meyer, is one of many such efforts throughout the U.S. calling for relief for over-age inmates facing fatal consequences in light of multiple health crises, and throughout the world calling for freedom for all political prisoners.