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The Inefficient and Incredibly Lucrative Chase for a Coronavirus Vaccine

Our hottest biotech firm hasn't yet manufactured an antidote to COVID-19. Still, the company has manufactured three billionaires.
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Elon Musk and the Billionaire War on Public Health

The billionaire Tesla CEO made hundreds of millions more by illegally forcing his employees back to work in a pandemic.
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A Simple Solution for the Coronavirus Crisis in Prisons

Prison infection rates are out of control. We must release more vulnerable and low-risk people now if we're serious about public safety.
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Trump’s ‘Uncreative Destruction’ of the U.S.-China Relationship

Trump’s economic war on China comes in the shadow of an even deadlier military escalation. And it may not stop after November, no matter who wins the election.
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Georgians Can't Let the Postal Service Fail

Georgians of all stripes will suffer if the USPS goes bankrupt, but African Americans, rural folks, and veterans will bear the brunt of it.
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Civil Disobedience, Billionaire-Style

Automaker mogul Elon Musk defends his 'freedom' to endanger the lives of his workers.
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Nonprofits Need Help. An Emergency Charity Stimulus Can Provide it.

Foundations and donors to advised funds ought to be held to new payout standards for a future that requires all hands — and dollars — on deck.
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Racial Health and Economic Disparities are Two Sides of the Same Coin

COVID-19 continues to aggravate deeply embedded inequalities. We need bold policy solutions aimed at bridging the racial wealth divide now more than ever.

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  • Online Book Event: Ending the Climate Emergency While We Still Can

    June 4 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm at Zoom Video Conference Call

    Author Stan Cox, in conversation with Prof Lisi Krall, will discuss prospects for a Green New Deal, the impact of the current coronavirus pandemic, and what it will take to address climate change in a sustainable manner.

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