A growing number of billionaires is not a sign of success; it is a sign of the failure of the economic system we have created — particularly in the context of millions of people sliding into poverty. By Amitabh Behar for IPS news.
Dozens of youth-led advocacy groups from around the world have published an open letter urging the European Union, the United Kingdom, Norway, and Switzerland to immediately end their opposition to a proposed patent waiver for coronavirus vaccines.
The world is spending at least $1.8tn every year on subsidies driving the annihilation of wildlife and a rise in global heating, according to a new study, prompting warnings that humanity is financing its own extinction.
Despite urgent calls to ensure the equal distribution of Covid-19 vaccines, pharmaceutical companies tragically failed to rise to the challenge of a once-in-a-century global health and human rights crisis.