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Patents and the Pandemic: Can We Learn Anything? by Dean Baker, CounterPunch, 14 April 2021

There is Hope. Coming to Grips with This Covid Chaos by Peter Koenig, Global Research, 14 April 2021

Abandoned by everyone else,' neighbors are banding together during the pandemic by Dorothy Hastings, ZNet, 14 April 2021

As Rich Countries Shield Pharma Monopolies, Just 0.2% of Covid Vaccine Doses Have Gone to Poor Nations by Jake Johnson, Common Dreams, 11 April 2021

‘It's in the Interest of Everyone in the US to Vaccinate the World as Quickly as Possible' by Peter Maybarduk and Janine Jackson, FAIR, 8 April 2021

Masks Are a Ticking Time Bomb by Joseph Mercola, Global Research, 7 April 2021

World's Poorest Nations Face Setback as India Suspends Vaccine Exports Amid Fight over Patent Rights, Democracy Now! 5 April 2021 (video and transcript)

Rich Countries Signed Away a Chance to Vaccinate the World by Selam Gebrekidan and Matt Apuzzo, ZNet, 4 April 2021

COVID-19: The Vaccine Must Be a Common Good for Humanity by Vijay Prashad, Consortium News, 1 April 2021

COVID-19: Experts Warn of Failing to Rapidly ‘Vaccinate the World' & Creating Dangerous Opening for Virus by Jake Johnson, Consortium News, 31 March 2021

The Global Vaccine Divide Is Widening as Rich Nations Protect Patents Over Safety by Brian Wakamo, Common Dreams, 30 March 2021

After a Year Under Lockdown, Will Our Freedoms Survive the Tyranny of COVID-19? by John W. Whitehead & Nisha Whitehead, Information Clearing House, 25 March 2021

Greed Drove Big Pharma Companies to Privatize Vaccines Developed With Public Resources by Nick Dearden, Common Dreams, 25 March 2021

Biden's Inner Circle Maintains Close Ties to Vaccine Makers, Disclosures Reveal by Lee Fang, The Intercept, 24 March 2021

We are living through a time of fear – not just of the virus, but of each other, Jonathan Cook Blog, 23 March 2021

“The Great Reset” Is Here: Follow the Money. “Insane Lockdown” of the Global Economy, “The Green Agenda” by F. William Engdahl, Global Research, 21 March 2021

The WHO Confirms that the Covid-19 PCR Test is Flawed: Estimates of “Positive Cases” are Meaningless. The Lockdown Has No Scientific Basis by Michel Chossudovsky, Global Research, 16 March 2021

US Pressured Brazil to Reject Russia's Covid-19 Vaccine by Dave DeCamp,, 16 March 2021

Brazil's catastrophic management of COVID-19 threatens the entire world by democracia Abierta, openDemocracy, 12 March 2021

Lockdowns Wrecked Democracy Around the World by James Bovard, Global Research, 15 March 2021

#PeoplesVaccine Day of Action Calls for Big Pharma to 'Drop the Patents' by Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams, 11 March 2021

70% of US Supports Removing Vaccine Patents, Sharing Recipes Globally to 'Bring This Pandemic to an End' by Kenny Stancil, Common Dreams, 9 March 2021

'We Need to Be on a War Footing': Head of WHO Calls for Vaccine Patent Waivers to Halt Pandemic by Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams, 5 March 2021

Immunity passports: Does social solidarity only count when it gets us back to the pub? Jonathan Cook Blog, 5 March 2021

Europe could make good use of a new SDR allocation by Jayati Ghosh, Social Europe, 1 March 2021

Finland Had a Patent-Free COVID-19 Vaccine Nine Months Ago — But Still Went With Big Pharma by Ilari Kaila and Joona-Hermanni Mäkinen, Jacobin, 28 February 2021

Your Privileges Are Not Universal by Vijay Prashad, ZNet, 25 February 2021

Russophobia? Why doesn't the EU avail of the Russian jab to help speed up inoculation? by Finian Cunningham, Information Clearing House, 25 February 2021

Washington Post's “Wuhan Lab” conspiracy theory stands exposed by Andre Damon, World Socialist Web Site, 24 February 2021

Analysis Shows US Could Help Vaccinate the World for $25 Billion, But Biden Pledged Just $2 Billion at G7 Meeting by Kenny Stancil, Common Dreams, 22 February 2021

By putting Big Pharma's patents before patients, doctors will further erode trust in experts, Jonathan Cook Blog, 22 February 2021

Whose Rights Matter in Pandemic America? by Liz Theoharis, TomDispatch, 16 February 2021

Pandemic-Fueled Alcohol Abuse Creates Wave of Hospitalizations for Liver Diseas by Eli Cahan, ZNet, 15 February 2021

Why politicians and doctors keep ignoring the medical research on Vitamin D and Covid, Jonathan Cook Blog, 15 February 2021

Time to question our tech billionaire overlords by Breda O'Brien, The Irish Times, 13 February 2021

New Lancet Report: 40 Percent of US COVID Deaths Could Have Been Avoided by Mike Ludwig, Truthout, 11 February 2021

What's driving the COVID lockdown protests? by Elizabeth Melimopoulos, Al Jazeera, 7 February 2021

Why Has the Vaccine Rollout Been So Slow? Answer: Big Pharma Patent Monopolies by Dean Baker, Common Dreams, 29 January 2021

COVID-19: Outrage is Not Enough by Vijay Prashad, Consortium News, 28 January 2021

Global Report: The Richest Have Already Recouped Pandemic Losses, While Poorest Billions Will Need a Decade to Do the Same by Oxfam International, ScheerPost, 25 January 2021

Swedish Gov't Accused of Advocating ‘Broad Infection Spread', Pushing Same COVID Strategy in Finland by Igor Kuznetsov, Defend Democracy Press, 18 January 2021

Covid billionaires should help starving people, says charity boss by Fiona Harvey, The Guardian, 8 January 2021

Ecosystem Destruction Fueled the Pandemic. Pollution Has Made It Worse by Leanna First-Arai, Truthout, 30 December 2020

Israel's vaccine rollout excludes Palestinians by Omar Karmi, The Electronic Intifada, 29 December 2020

In a year of forced solitude, Barcelona rediscovers the companionship of books by Stephen Burgen, The Observer, 27 December 2020

Never let a crisis go to waste: The pandemic brings more inequality by Pete Dolack, Information Clearing House, 25 December 2020

What's Not Being Said About the Pfizer Coronavirus Vaccine. “Human Guinea Pigs”? by F. William Engdahl, Global Research, 25 December 2020

Pfizer Is Using Patent Rules to Undercut Global Access to the COVID-19 Vaccine by Sarah Lazare, Jacobin, 24 December 2020

US Airports Are Portals for Disease Spread. Venezuela Shows Another Way by Margaret Flowers, Truthout, 23 December 2020

A top scientist questioned virus lockdowns on Fox News. The backlash was fierce by Peter Jamison, Defend Democracy Press, 21 December 2020

The U.K.'s New COVID-19 Strain and Boris Johnson's Bloody Blunders by Natasha Hakimi Zapata, ScheerPost, 21 December 2020

Pfizer Helped Create the Global Patent Rules. Now it's Using Them to Undercut Access to the Covid Vaccine by Sarah Lazare, In These Times, 17 December 2020

A Vaccine That Was Hijacked by the Rich by Thalif Deen, Inter Press Service, 11 December 2020

How US Sanctions Have Contributed to the 50K Dead of Coronavirus In Iran by Juan Cole, Common Dreams, 11 December 2020

New Report Shows Top Billionaires' Wealth Skyrocketing During Pandemic by Mike Ludwig, Truthout, 11 December 2020

Net Worth of US Billionaires Has Soared by $1 Trillion to Total of $4 Trillion Since Pandemic Began by Americans for Tax Fairness and The Institute for Policy, Global Research, 10 December 2020

'V-Day', really? The vaccine should be a source of global joy, not petty patriotism by Fintan O'Toole, The Guardian, 9 December 2020

COVID-19 disaster is not natural – it was created by UK government ideology by Paul Rogers, openDemocracy, 26 November 2020

US Billionaires Have Increased Their Riches By $1 Trillion During the Pandemic by Meagan Day, Jacobin, 24 November 2020

The Covid “Pandemic”: Destroying People's Lives. Engineered Economic Depression. Global “Coup d'Etat”? by Michel Chossudovsky, Global Research, 24 November 2020

A People's Vaccine? Drugmakers Set to Profit from COVID Vaccines Made with Publicly Funded Research, Democracy Now! 23 November 2020 (video and transcript)

What's Not Being Said About the Pfizer Coronavirus Vaccine. “Human Guinea Pigs”? by F. William Engdahl, Global Research, 15 November 2020

The Covid “Pandemic”: Destroying People's Lives. Engineered Economic Depression. Global “Coup d'Etat”? by Michel Chossudovsky, Global Research, 12 November 2020

COVID-19: Wage War Against the Philosophy of War by Vijay Prashad, Consortium News, 10 November 2020

COVID-19: UN's $5.1 Billion Shortfall Threatens Operations Worldwide by Thalif Deen, Consortium News, 9 November 2020

Sniffer dogs could be BETTER at spotting Covid-19 than swab tests, scientists claim after Finnish airport trial sees them pick out people who tested negative but fell ill days later by Luke Andrews, Mail Online, 5 November 2020

COVID shows that the military-industrial complex can't keep us safe by Paul Rogers, openDemocracy, 30 October 2020

Coronavirus second wave has claimed the lives of just 17 victims under 40: Official figures show the disease is 100 times as deadly for the oldest victims as it is for the young by Martin Beckford and Eleanor Hayward, Mail Online, 28 October 2020

Covid-19 and the Political Utility of Fear,, 25 October 2020

The government's secretive Covid contracts are heaping misery on Britain by George Monbiot, The Guardian, 21 October 2020

Open Letter from Medical Doctors and Health Professionals to All Belgian Authorities and All Belgian Media by Docs4opendebate, Global Research, 14 October 2020

COVID-19: Africa Should Focus on Tax Evaders, Not Debt Payment by Léonce Ndikumana, Consortium News, 9 October 2020

Face masks: what the data say by Lynne Peeples, Nature, 6 October 2020

Don't Be Afraid of COVID ”: Trump Removes Mask & Fuels Misinformation Effort After Leaving Hospital, Democracy Now! 6 October 2020 (video and transcript)

While the Poor Get Sick, Bill Gates Just Gets Richer by Tim Schwab, The Nation, 4 October 2020

Collective Action Is How We Shake Ourselves Free of Pandemic Isolation by Barbara Madeloni, ZNet, 3 October 2020

Government outsourcing of COVID-19 response is “national scandal” says select committee member by Adam Bychawski, openDemocracy, 2 October 2020

The Lancet censors Gaza health letter after pro-Israel pressure by Omar Karmi, The Electronic Intifada, 1 October 2020

Death and conspiracy by Yassamine Mather, Weekly Worker, 1 October 2020

Doubt is a treacherous path. We must avoid being diverted towards terminal cynicism, Jonathan Cook Blog, 1 October 2020

COVID-19: The Dangers of Securitisation by Paul Rogers, Oxford Research Group, 29 September 2020

Gates Vaccine Spreads Polio Across Africa by F. William Engdahl, Global Research, 29 September 2020

Hunger will kill us before Coronavirus by Vijay Prashad, MR Online, 25 September 2020

How Finland kept Covid in check by Richard Milne, Financial Times, 24 September 2020

Developing Countries Ask If People Will 'Be Left to Die' as US, Russia, and China Snub Global Covid-19 Vaccine Effort by Kenny Stancil, Common Dreams, 24 September 2020

Medical workers of conviction: Speaking to Cuban doctors who heal the world by Vijay Prashad, MR Online, 23 September 2020

Why the Assange ruling is not ‘ridiculous’
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Why the Assange ruling is not ‘ridiculous’
Why the Assange ruling is not ‘ridiculous’
Why the Assange ruling is not ‘ridiculous’
Why the Assange ruling is not ‘ridiculous’

Under cover of coronavirus, the Tory government is bulldozing basic liberties by John Harris, The Guardian, 21 September 2020

What is Covid-19, SARS-2. How is it Tested? How is It Measured? The Fear Campaign Has No Scientific Basis by Michel Chossudovsky, Global Research, 19 September 2020

The difference between the U.S. and China’s response to COVID-19 is staggering by Vijay Prashad and John Ross, MR Online, 14 September 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic and the dual nature of science by Frank Rosenthal, MR Online, 12 September 2020

Pandemic profits for companies soar by billions more as poorest pay price, Oxfam, 9 September 2020

Trump Told Bob Woodward He Was Intentionally Deceptive on “Deadly” COVID by Chris Walker, Truthout, 9 September 2020

The pandemic is an opportunity to reconsider what makes a good life by Kate Soper, The Guardian, 8 September 2020

Trump Breaks With US History of Global Cooperation in Eradicating Diseases by Sasha Abramsky, Truthout, 5 September 2 020

Six complexities of these pandemic times by Vijay Prashad, MR Online, 4 September 2020

Wasting the Elderly: Coronavirus and the Calculus of Death by Binoy Kampmark, CounterPunch, 3 September 2020

A complete cock-up by government by David King and Hilary Wainwright, Red Pepper, 2 September 2020

As NHS waiting times grow, its enemies are waiting to swoop by Polly Toynbee, The Guardian, 1 September 2020

Co-ops Can Lay a Path to Just Economies Amid the COVID Crisis by Kristina Hille, Truthout, 30 August 2020

Former chief scientist blasts government coronavirus response by David King and Hilary Wainwright, Red Pepper, 30 August 2020

Coronavirus: Threat is rising of diseases passed from animals, warns Oxford vaccine professor by Samuel Lovett, Independent, 30 AUgust 2020

The Question Concerning Covid-19 and Technology, Gilad Atzmon Web Site, 29 August 2020

COVID-19 and the Lessons from History by Paul Rogers, Oxford Research Group, 28 August 2020

U.S. sanctions Russian research institute that developed Covid-19 vaccine by Ben Norton, The Grayzone, 28 August 2020

The Public Option in Pharmaceuticals by Dana Brown, Consortium News, 27 August 2020

The coronavirus crisis: revealing an ugly truth about the UK and human rights by Charlotte Threipland and Oscar Rickett, openDemocracy, 26 August 2020

COVID-19: Latin American Women are Disappearing & Dying Under Lockdown by Lynn Marie Stephen, Consortium News, 26 August 2020

India emerges as a global epicenter of COVID-19 pandemic by Wasantha Rupasinghe, World Socialist Web Site, 26 August 2020

Why Cuban doctors deserve the Nobel Peace Prize by Vijay Prashad, MR Online, 25 August 2020

Dr Dolores Cahill Speech in Dublin Destroys Gov't Argument for COVID Lockdown, Masks and Vaccines, 21st Century Wire, 24 August 2020 (text and video)

The Covid-19 crisis is accelerating the breakup of the UK by John Harris, The Guardian, 23 August 2020

On Covid-19 And Authoritarian Abuses,, 22 August 2020

The C ovid-19 “Big Lie”: Is This What You Want for Your Children? by Michel Chossudovsky, Global Research, 21 AUgust 2020

ROAR Roundtable: A feminist response to the pandemic by ROAR Collective, 19 August 2020

The pandemic, technology, and remote work: the corporate push for greater control over workers’ lives by Martin Hart-Landsberg, MR Online, 19 August 2020

COVID-19: Pentagon Secrecy on Virus at Guantanamo Another Reason to Shut Offshore Prison, Democratic Senators Say by Julia Conley, Consortium News, 18 August 2020

The deadly politics of colonial borders under COVID-19 by Niamh Ni Bhriain, ROAR, 15 August 2020

The Pandemic Is Exposing the Rotten Core of Our Industrial Food System by Joseph Bullington, In These Times, 14 August 2020

The Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic: The Real Danger is “Agenda ID2020” by Peter Koenig, Global Research, 14 August 2020

Self-Help in the Coronavirus Depression by Jeremy Brecher, ZNet, 13 August 2020

Anti-Lockdowners: Take a Stand by Stacey Rudin. Medium, 12 August 2020

Still No Conclusive Evidence Justifying Mandatory Masks by Todd McGreevy, Re@der, 12 August 2020

More Britons have been killed by flu and pneumonia than coronavirus for seven weeks in a row, new data reveals by Faith Ridler, Mail Online, 12 August 2020

The Pandemic Is Exposing the Cruelty of America's Workhouse Economy by Luke Savage, Jacobin, 11 August 2020

COVID-19 Poses a Huge Threat to Stability in Africa by Elizabeth Schmidt, CounterPunch, 11 August 2020

Is Big Pharma more Interested in Profiteering than Protecting us from Coronavirus? by F. Douglas Stephenson, ZNet, 11 August 2020

Why did England have Europe's worst Covid figures? The answer starts with austerity by Michael Marmot, The Guardian, 10 August 2020

Covid-19 and the Health Crisis in Latin America by Yanis Iqbal, ZNet, 9 August 2020

COVID-19: Humanity’s Cries Against the Crimes of Death by Vijay Prashad, Consortium News, 7 August 2020

COVID-19: The ‘Free Market’ Wolves of the Pandemic by Vijay Prashad, Consortium News, 7 August 2020

A Covid jobs crisis is on the way. If you have shares in Rishi Sunak, sell them now by Aditya Chakrabortty, The Guardian, 6 August 2020

How Trump Managed to Lead the World with the Worst Response to the COVID Pandemic by Vijay Prashad, CounterPunch, 5 August 2020

COVID-19, capitalism and climate by Brian Champ, MR Online, 1 August 2020

Coronavirus is unleashing righteous worker anger and a new wave of unionism by Steven Greenhouse, ZNet, 1 August 2020


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