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After COVID-19, does higher education have a future?

COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on the world of higher education: forced campus reopenings have pushed many directly into harm’s way; colleges and universities have suffered…

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Big Pharma slows vaccine rollout to protect corporate profits

This week, President Biden announced that, by utilizing the Defense Production Act, the federal government has created an historic agreement between drugmakers Johnson & Johnson…

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Biden should force Big Pharma to share taxpayer-subsidized COVID-19 vaccines

This week, President Biden announced that, by utilizing the Defense Production Act, the federal government has created an historic agreement between drugmakers Johnson & Johnson…

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Posted in #TheRealNews COVID-19 Politics and Movements: International The Marc Steiner Show

‘We’re not a charity case, we’re under occupation’

Transcript Marc Steiner: Welcome to the Marc Steiner Show, here on The Real News, and I’m Marc Steiner. It’s good to have you with us….

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Israel’s vaccine apartheid is killing Palestinians

From Amnesty International to Human Rights Watch, international groups have condemned the systematic COVID-19 vaccine apartheid in Israel and Palestine. The Israeli government and its…

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Worker ownership can save businesses and protect employees

The COVID-19 pandemic has been disastrous for workers and small businesses alike. As reopening plans pit employee safety against economic viability for struggling businesses, can…

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Posted in #TheRealNews COVID-19 Prisons and Policing Rattling the Bars

‘Bring Sundiata home’: The case for freeing elderly political prisoners

Transcript Eddie Conway: Thank you for joining me for this episode of Rattling the Bars. In past episodes, we have been focusing on the well-being…

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Refusing to vaccinate prisoners is both cruel and dangerous

Public health experts and advocates continue to shine a light on the horrifying statistics of COVID-19 infections within the prison-industrial complex. Those same experts, moreover,…

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GOP congressman vows he won’t take coronavirus vaccine: ‘I’m an American’

The politicization of the COVID-19 vaccine escalated on Friday when a Republican congressman went on national TV to say he would not get vaccinated. The…

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Watch MSNBC cover ‘Rupert Murdoch’s empire of misinformation’ at Fox News and the NY Post

The billionaire owner of Fox News and the New York Post tabloid was blasted on MSNBC as “one of the most destructive people on the…

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Disgraced former GOP governor given early COVID vaccine — after Alabama’s supply was cut by 40 percent: report

Former Gov. Robert Bentley (R-AL) posted photos to Twitter on Friday that he says show him receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. Bentley, who resigned from office…

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‘Baffling’: Trump admin reportedly slashing vaccine allocations to states — while millions of doses sit on shelves

Officials from more than a dozen states say the Trump administration has informed them that next week’s Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine allotments to their jurisdictions are…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Burn It Down COVID-19 Economy and Inequality Politics and Movements: US

Stimu-less

Democrats have seemingly caved to Mitch McConnell’s grim will once again and are now leaning toward passing an abominably paltry second COVID-19 relief package. In…

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‘I’m stuck’: Stimulus debacle pushes unemployed Americans to the edge

First, they lost their jobs to the coronavirus pandemic, and now many of the more than 20 million people unemployed in the United States may…

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Gov. Whitmer levels Trump over vaccine delays: ‘The bottleneck appears to be the White House’

During a press conference in Lansing this Friday, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer mentioned the recent death of Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon from complications due to…

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Brazil’s Bolsonaro warns virus vaccine can turn people into ‘crocodiles’

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has launched an attack on coronavirus vaccines, even suggesting that the one developed by Pfizer-BioNTech could turn people into crocodiles or…

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Washington Monument shut down thanks to COVID-infected Trump official who gave private nighttime tours

One of America’s most iconic landmarks has been closed to the public thanks to the actions of a Trump official who is infected with the…

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As pandemic rages on, analysis finds 1 in 5 people in US prisons infected with COVID-19

Amid swelling calls to reduce the nation’s incarceration rates in light of the ongoing pandemic, The Marshall Project and The Associated Press released a new…

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WATCH: Anti-maskers invade Arizona Target — and one claims masks are a tool of Satan

Anti-face mask activists were caught on camera storming a Target in Phoenix, Arizona this week, with one person holding a sign claiming that masks are…

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Pence receives COVID-19 vaccine on live TV as Trump sparks confusion about its distribution

The US vice president received a Covid-19 vaccine live on television Friday in a public display designed to boost national confidence in the drug even…

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This may be the real reason Trump won’t get vaccinated on live TV: NYT’s Haberman

Vice President Mike Pence got vaccinated for the novel coronavirus on Friday as a way to promote the vaccine to a way public — but…

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