The Cuban vaccines Cory Doctorow
The belief that poor people are incapable of making vaccines goes hand-in-hand with a doctrinal worship of “market forces” as the only way to resolve hard policy questions. This is Bill Gates’s bread-and-butter, and his Gates Foundation led the charge to keep vaccine production in private, for-profit hands. …
Today, the Cuba vaccine program – publicly owned, cooperative, and managed for the public good – is paying off handsomely. 100% of Cubans have had at least one dose, and 78% are fully vaccinated. Only 2.8% of the population of the world’s other low-income countries are vaccinated.
It's been over six months since the US first promised it would waive IP protections on vaccines.
How many millions have died since April? Why is this promise any different than the last one?
And why should the world trust the US to keep its word on anything?
— Ian Goodrum (@isgoodrum) November 28, 2021
Partido Libre declares @XiomaraCastroZ the winner and the first woman president of Honduras. This might be a major blow to the US-backed coup process underway since 2009 and the current narco-government and a win for the people. The battle isn’t over yet. https://t.co/y2K5GdV5DN
— Nick Estes (@nickwestes) November 29, 2021
Tired of migrants arriving from Africa, the E.U. has created a shadow immigration system that captures them before they reach its shores, and sends them to brutal Libyan detention centers run by militias.
Biden Just Announced Date for WWIII Finian Cunningham
The Biden administration this week brazenly announced its intention to walk over China’s red line warning on Taiwan. …
The date in question is December 9-10 when the Biden administration plays host to a so-called “Summit of Democracies”. This week the State Department announced a list of “participants” that include 110 countries. China and Russia are not invited, among other excluded nations. Most provocatively, the separatist Chinese territory of Taiwan is invited to attend
Views on China Michael Roberts
What is the experience and future for China and its Communist party rule? It seems appropriate to consider a number of new books on China that have been published that try to answer this question.
John Reed’s thrilling dispatches from the front lines of the Mexican Revolution could have made him a pop culture celebrity. Instead, the experience made him a committed socialist.
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