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"With respect to the vaccine, ‘global’ and ‘everyday’ geopolitical imaginaries are profoundly interconnected."
"With respect to the vaccine, ‘global’ and ‘everyday’ geopolitical imaginaries are profoundly interconnected."
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"Big pharma firms like Pfizer are marketing COVID-19 vaccines for a profit, yet the research behind them would have been impossible without universities and public funding. The lack of an international public health response has placed _...Read More_
"Big pharma firms like Pfizer are marketing COVID-19 vaccines for a profit, yet the research behind them would have been impossible without universities and public funding. The lack of an international public health response has placed _...Read More_
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>"The president-elect’s proposed economic rescue package is larger and more targeted to the country’s needs than the stimulus plan he helped steer into law as vice president in 2009."
>"The president-elect’s proposed economic rescue package is larger and more targeted to the country’s needs than the stimulus plan he helped steer into law as vice president in 2009."
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"The vast majority of Canadians want a national pharmacare program, but right-wing think tanks and corporate lobbyists are battling to obstruct it. It’s time to stand up to their bullying and implement universal pharmacare so everyone can _...Read More_
"The vast majority of Canadians want a national pharmacare program, but right-wing think tanks and corporate lobbyists are battling to obstruct it. It’s time to stand up to their bullying and implement universal pharmacare so everyone can _...Read More_
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Keep in mind that even if these vaccines prevent 50% of all possible infections they likely still prevent serious disease, and that itself will stop the pandemic potential of this virus.
Keep in mind that even if these vaccines prevent 50% of all possible infections they likely still prevent serious disease, and that itself will stop the pandemic potential of this virus.
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"In contrast to the US recession that followed the 2008 global financial crisis, the COVID-19 downturn has elicited strong public support for workers, especially those in essential jobs. Perhaps, at long last, that sentiment will translate _...Read More_
"In contrast to the US recession that followed the 2008 global financial crisis, the COVID-19 downturn has elicited strong public support for workers, especially those in essential jobs. Perhaps, at long last, that sentiment will translate _...Read More_
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>"The pandemic is burning through America right now."
>"The pandemic is burning through America right now."
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"In less than a year, the world has come together to develop effective COVID-19 vaccines and a multilateral platform for allocating them most efficiently around the world. But with the risk of vaccine nationalism still looming large, now is _...Read More_
"In less than a year, the world has come together to develop effective COVID-19 vaccines and a multilateral platform for allocating them most efficiently around the world. But with the risk of vaccine nationalism still looming large, now is _...Read More_
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Economy and politics are most complicated, unless you understand it, but it becomes more complicated if they cime together. >"Americans are equal to this moment."
Economy and politics are most complicated, unless you understand it, but it becomes more complicated if they cime together. >"Americans are equal to this moment."
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"There are at least five reasons for optimism in 2021. In the coming year, we can lay the foundations for a new era of sustainable development, peace, and cooperation, though we must also be vigilant to stop the forces of greed, ignorance, _...Read More_
"There are at least five reasons for optimism in 2021. In the coming year, we can lay the foundations for a new era of sustainable development, peace, and cooperation, though we must also be vigilant to stop the forces of greed, ignorance, _...Read More_
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"For several years, each year was the best in human history. Then 2020 came along."
"For several years, each year was the best in human history. Then 2020 came along."
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"Our society’s recovery from this pandemic should be centred on building more equal, and more resilient societies."
"Our society’s recovery from this pandemic should be centred on building more equal, and more resilient societies."
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"For all of the good news about the arrival of safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines, the hard truth for the coming year is that global demand will outpace supply. Without a multilateral agreement to allocate doses globally, the road to _...Read More_
"For all of the good news about the arrival of safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines, the hard truth for the coming year is that global demand will outpace supply. Without a multilateral agreement to allocate doses globally, the road to _...Read More_
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"After a somber and unpredictable 2020, there appears to be one certainty about 2021."
"After a somber and unpredictable 2020, there appears to be one certainty about 2021."
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