The WHO had warned that worldwide vaccination was vital to ward off new variants, writes Paul Rogers. Yet here we are.
COP26: Glasgow & the Military Industrial Mindset
Paul Rogers says the military-industrial mindset of state-on-state conflict is utterly obsolete in the face of the global threat of climate breakdown.
The Attack on Healthcare as a Human Right
In a world divided by the Cold War, the Almaty declaration of 1978 was a triumph for humanity, write Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram. Then came the 1980s.
Was There a Wuhan Lab Leak?
Jonathan Cook says an inquiry won’t dig out the truth. It will deepen the deception.
COVID-19: Head of WHO Calls for Patent Waivers to Halt Pandemic
The chief of the global health agency speaks out against vaccine monopolies.
Your Privileges Are Not Universal
Formal democracies retain their constitutions and their laws, their elections and their public hearings – all part of the panoply of modern democracies. They fail, however, to actually listen to the suffering of the people, writes Vijay Prashad.
New UN Report: Millions of Yemeni Children Face Acute Malnutrition
“The increasing number of children going hungry in Yemen should shock us all into action. More children will die with every day that passes without action,” the report says. By Brett Wilkins Common Dreams Underscoring the urgent need to end…
COVID-19: US, WHO & Vaccine Nationalism
The Biden administration can help end the mockery that has been made of the international community’s “no one left behind” slogan, writes Jomo Kwame Sundaram.
COVID-19: A Vaccine That Was Hijacked by the Rich
Some of world’s most affluent nations, including the U.S., Canada and the U.K., seem to have cornered most of the supplies, writes Thalif Deen.
COVID-19: Humanity’s Cries Against the Crimes of Death
With millions now infected by the virus, Vijay Prashad presses an agenda to strengthen healthcare systems in capitalist countries.