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SPEECH: Frederick Douglass on John Brown, 1860

Frederick Douglas Black Agenda Report
In an 1860 speech commemorating radical abolitionist John Brown's raid on Harper’s Ferry, Frederick Douglass argued that slavery would only end if the slave owner feared the violent retribution of the enslaved.

How Developing Countries Can Make mRNA Covid Vaccines

Stephanie Nolan New York Times
Wealthy nations are failing to vaccinate the world, health experts say. Here are 10 companies outside the US that have the production facilities, skilled workers and experience to manufacture mRNA for global distribution.