BigPharma’s Role: U.S. Sanctions Lead to Global Rise in Coronavirus

by Sara Flounders, published on Workers World, March 10, 2020 As COVID-19 (coronavirus) spreads, it is a clear reminder that germs and viruses don’t respect national boundaries in an interconnected world. But the mainstream press has certainly not publicized how corporate capitalism and imperialism cross national boundaries to destroy people’s health. The responsibility of U.S. corporate power, especially the medical-industrial[…]

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Amid Coronavirus Outbreak, Pressure Group Pushes to Stop Medicine Sales to Iran

by Eli Clifton, published on Global Research, March 5, 2020 Despite a massive coronavirus-related public health crisis, an anti-Iran pressure group with close ties to the Trump administration is urging major pharmaceutical companies to “end their Iran business,” focusing on companies with special licenses — most often under a broadly defined “humanitarian exemption” — to conduct trade with Iran. [Ed,[…]

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This Is the Time for Solidarity, Not Stigma

Vijay presents some perspectives on China’s handling of the Coronavirus crisis that you are likely unaware of.   He goes on to make some comparisons with other socialist and communist countries’ medical investment. (jb) by Vijay Prashad, published in Tricontinental Institute for Research Newsletter,  February 2020 n December 2019, several people began to develop infections in Wuhan (People’s Republic of China);[…]

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Pelosi Sabotages Medicare for All but Corporate Media Pretend Not To Notice

by Glen Ford, published on Black Agenda Report, February 14, 2019 When the top Democrat secretly plots to subvert a proposal supported by the vast majority of her party, that’s supposed to be news — unless the corporate media decide otherwise. “The plutocrat-owned press is protecting Pelosi from the extreme embarrassment.” Thanks to Bernie Sanders’ presidential bid in 2016, his[…]

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