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Offering their vaccine with no patent and no strings attached, Drs. Peter Hotez and Maria Elena Bottazzi say, “This is no time for profiteering.”
The Development of Productive Forces in Contemporary Capitalism
Racism appears to be as Canadian as hockey. Does this mean that racism has been with us forever, in all parts of the world, that it is somehow part of our genetic makeup? What can we learn from the responses to racism that have arisen over time?
If you’ve found yourself impulsively shopping online during quarantine, you’re not alone. And there’s no shame in it. But this is our corona-capitalist dystopia: purchasing things we may or may not need while desperately needed public services are left to rot.
'Another, probably more severe pandemic has been predicted. Scientists know how to prepare, but someone must act. If we choose not to learn the lessons that are right before our eyes, the consequences will be dire.'
Inside Documents Show How Amazon Chose Speed Over Safety in Building Its Delivery Network — ProPublica
Amazon ignored or dismissed safety concerns about its delivery network to prioritize speed and explosive growth, according to new documents and interviews with insiders.