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What If There’s No COVID Vaccine?

August 4, 2020 • Dr. William Haseltine
NEW YORK – When it comes to ending the COVID-19 crisis, our experience beating back HIV/AIDS can teach us much. Above all, it was never clear during that earlier pandemic whether we could count on an eventual vaccine to be part of the solution. In our …

Black Lives Matter Chicago Sues to Prevent Occupation by Trump’s Paramilitaries

July 26, 2020 • Marjorie Cohn
Truthout https://truthout.org/articles/black-lives-matter-chicago-sues-to-prevent-occupation-by-trumps-paramilitaries/ Taking a page from Hitler’s Brownshirts, Donald Trump is sending his secret paramilitary forces into U.S. cities to terrorize the pop …

A Key To Understanding The Race For A Covid-19 Vaccine

July 25, 2020 • Dr. William Haseltine
Now is the time to prepare yourself for an incoming onslaught of Covid-19 vaccine news. With eight candidates already in human trials and almost 180 more in the wings, publications and press briefings touting progress will soon arrive wave after wave. …

The Crash of Flight 3804: A Daughter’s Loss Becomes An Expose of “Pipeline Politics

July 23, 2020 • Charlotte Dennett
Death has a way of awakening the consciousness of those confronting it. Today, veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are beginning to face the ultimate question: did we sacrifice American blood and treasure for oil? Leaders of two veterans’ grou …

Bulletin Board: New Graphic Novel Shakes Up Nation’s Torpor, Rousing Readers to Act for a Better Democracy

July 22, 2020 • Daniel G. Newman
A new nonfiction graphic novel, Unrig: How to Fix Our Broken Democracy by Daniel G. Newman with art by George O’Connor, was released today by First Second of Macmillan publishing. The book documents key problems in American democracy — from the corrosi …

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