(2021-10-16). Vaccine Solidarity vs. Vaccine Diplomacy. orinocotribune.com By Becca Mohally Renk — Oct 14, 2021 | This week the Nicaraguan government announced that starting on October 20th it will be vaccinating children aged two to 17 with COVID-19 vaccines developed in Cuba. As soon as the announcement was made, my phone started buzzing as everyone I know sent each other the news. The excitement is palpable — two to 17 year olds represent nearly a third of Nicaragua's population, and with this announcement it feels like we are really on the home stretch of the pandemic. | After a slow COVID-19 vaccine roll out in due to unequal distribution of the vaccines around the world…
(2021-10-16). [Comment] Offline: The generation of ghosts. thelancet.com What happened to our ambition for a different, better world? One has to go back to World War 2 to find a time when our species faced a catastrophe on the scale of this COVID-19 pandemic. In the early 1940s, there were some observers of the mounting global chaos who recognised a need to create a new world order. In England, two writers stood out, and their far-reaching visions contrast sharply with the surprising lack of aspiration shown by my generation today.
(2021-10-16). What Do We Know About The RCMP's Resource Extraction Protection Unit? popularresistance.org The RCMP's definition of its so-called Community-Industry Response Group sits in stark contrast to the experiences Indigenous land and environmental rights defenders with the unit.
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