NYT Accused of ‘Fueling Anti-Asian Racism’ over Headline on Chinese Vaccine ‘Made from Hamster Cells’ Orinoco Tribune
The New York Times was accused of “soft racism” after running a headline about how China’s latest COVID-19 vaccine is “made from the ovary cells of hamsters” on the same day shootings in Georgia left six Asian women dead. Social media users instantly slammed the article as “irresponsible” and accused the paper of “fueling racism.” One biologist pointed out that the use of hamster ovary cell lines to make proteins is a worldwide practice that was first developed in the United States back in 1957.
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Im/migrants and refugees
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East Los Angeles sheriffs kill another young Chicano FightBack!
Amazon Workers Consider Unionizing at Several More U.S. Sites Bloomberg
A doctor shows an empty vial of the experimental Soberana 02 vaccine for COVID-19 being developed at the Molecular Immunity Center during a media tour of the facility’s vaccine production in Havana on Feb. 25, 2021.
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Demolition of Palestinian houses continues Peoples Dispatch
Ukraine approves strategy to “recover” Crimea, threatening all-out war with Russia Defend Democracy Press
Russiagate Rolls On, Giving Biden Political Cover Consortium News
Slavers of New York Decolonial Atlas
There are about 500 streets, bridges, neighborhoods, schools, and monuments in New York City bearing the names of slave owners.
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