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Peoples’ Lives vs. Profits of Pharmaceutical Monopolies – GPE Newsdocs

Peoples’ Lives vs. Profits of Pharmaceutical Monopolies – GPE Newsdocs

The governments of India and South-Africa backed by about 100 countries and counting are calling for a waiver on patents over COVID-19 related medicines and equipment. Headquarter countries of Big Pharma are opposing it. The debate is going on at the WTO and will be decided soon.

Why Did Americans Accept Barbaric Slaughter of Japanese Civilians? – Peter Kuznick

Why Did Americans Accept Barbaric Slaughter of Japanese Civilians? – Peter Kuznick

In 1939, President Roosevelt called on nations at war to refrain from the “inhuman barbarism” of targeting civilians. In 1945, the U.S. firebombed Japanese cities and dropped nuclear weapons killing hundreds of thousands. On the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Peter Kuznick joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news podcast.

Is US Support for Vaccine Patent Waiver Window Dressing?
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Is US Support for Vaccine Patent Waiver Window Dressing?

The U.S. announced its support for patent waivers, but it will be a long, drawn-out process that will make little difference to the catastrophe in India and other poor countries. The U.S. failed to promise to export critical material needed for producing the virus in developing countries. Vijay Prashad and Ricardo Petrella on theAnalysis.news with Paul Jay.

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