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Pandemic Profiteers: Pfizer Profits Exceed $10 Billion in Six Months

Pfizer has announced record profits as a result of vaccine sales. While the world is in crisis, pharmaceutical companies are raking in billions of dollars from advance contracts and by preventing the release of patents.

Revolt in Martinique against Colonial Management of the Health Crisis

With the health situation in Martinique continuing to deteriorate, a revolt broke out this past weekend after the government announced it was reinstituting a curfew and extending the vaccine passport.

Emile Causse

July 23, 2021

Cuba’s Homegrown Covid-19 Vaccines Put Human Needs Before Profits

More good news from Cuba about Covid-19 vaccines, which means that help is on the way for the world’s most impoverished people who are being left to suffer and die by imperialism.

Scott Cooper

July 7, 2021

The Pandemic (Still) Isn’t Over

An overview of recent Covid-19 news and global capitalism’s role in creating the current situation.

Olivia Wood

June 19, 2021

The Global South is Dying and There is Blood on Joe Biden’s Hands

Joe Biden has announced that he is in favor of waiving coronavirus vaccine patents, but this is not enough. Patents must be completely abolished to expand vaccine production and distribution to send critical supplies to the Global South.

Protesters Successfully Shut Down Brooklyn’s Housing Courts

Tenants, organizers, and community members came together in Downtown Brooklyn on Monday, successfully halting 22 evictions.

The Pandemic Isn’t Over

Joe Biden says that America is recovering. But whose America? The capitalists’ America might be doing okay, but working people are still suffering.

Olivia Wood

May 3, 2021

Biden Chooses Monopoly Profits Over Lives in India

The Biden administration claims it is concerned about the massive spread of Covid-19 in India. But if that were really true, the United States would share the vaccines being hoarded and release vaccines from patent protection.

Sam Carliner

May 1, 2021

Over 17 Million Cases: The Coronavirus Crisis Deepens in India

India has had the world’s highest numbers of new daily and currently active Covid-19 cases for several days, bringing the total number of cases to over 17 million and the death toll to over 195,000. Patent abolition, nationalizing health-related industries under worker control, and democratic vaccine distribution would be instrumental in resolving the crisis.

K.S. Mehta

April 27, 2021