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Brazil's Pioneering Solution to Vaccine Shortages

Joseph E. Stiglitz , Achal Prabhala , Felipe Carvalho Project Syndicate
A proposal for the WTO to waive intellectual-property rights on pandemic-related pharmaceuticals is still languishing due rich countries companies reaping monopoly profits. A public-health bill in Brazil points to a promising bottom-up solution.

Friday Nite Videos | December 3, 2021

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It's Looking Rough For Roe | Tracking Omicron. West Side Story | Steven Spielberg. Dopesick | Hulu Trailer. The Map of Doom | Apocalypses Ranked. Jordan Klepper vs. Anti-Vax Mandate Protesters.

Dopesick | Hulu Trailer

From Executive Producer Danny Strong and starring and executive produced by Michael Keaton, “Dopesick” examines how one company triggered the worst drug epidemic in American history.

We're Going to Take on Big Pharma and Win

Alex Lawson and Alexandra Rojas Common Dreams
Any politician who puts Pharma profits before the needs of their constituents will lose their jobs. And they will deserve it.

The Left Must Demand an End to Vaccine Inequality

Matt Wehmeier Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung - New York
Economically prosperous nations routinely base their policy decisions on what is best for international corporations. It will take a concerted, global effort to overcome these structural barriers to vaccine access...

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The Problem of Pain

Sophie Pinkham Dissent
It’s easier to blame individuals for the opioid crisis than to attempt to diagnose and cure the ills of a society.

Friday Nite Videos | July 23, 2021

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How Pegasus Spyware Was Found on Jamal Khashoggi's Fiancée's Phone. Flashmob at the Odéon (Paris). How Big Pharma Fueled the Opioid Crisis That Killed 500,000. MAGA Crime Spree: Count Up to 12 Indictments. The Decline of the Death Penalty.
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