'Utterly Disgusting': Big Pharma Lobby Blitz Against Vaccine Patent Waivers Denounced | Common Dreams Newsover 1 year ago
Jon Queally, staff writer"Newly filed disclosure forms from the first quarter of 2021" reveal that "over 100 lobbyists have been mobilized to contact lawmakers and members of the Biden administration, urging them to oppose a proposed temporary waiver" of Covid-19 patent protections at the WTO. The move was decried as grotesque "pandemic profiteering" by at least one public health advocate.
Allison Corkery, Ignacio Saiz, and Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky"The harms to human dignity caused by over-indebtedness—whether individual or public—must be understood as a consequence of unjust policies which violate human rights."
Opinion | Was 'Fake News' a Natural Outcome of Our 'Give the People What They Want' Corporate Media System?over 1 year ago
Mario A. MurilloWhere did all this "fake news" coming from and can it be defeated by a new media model based in public interest?
Thom Hartmann"If Trump, Fox and the GOP can convince the people who follow them that they shouldn't get vaccines," aruges Thom Hartmann, "they can prevent President Biden from getting this pandemic under control."