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Ending the Pandemic Is Not an “Individual Responsibility”

The Biden administration’s “individual responsibility” directive to “get vaccinated and boosted” is failing. The focus on vaccination only, rather than systemic solutions, is a ruling-class tactic to deflect blame away from bourgeois politicians and the capitalist system that continually places profit over lives.

Mike Pappas

December 28, 2021

“We Could Vaccinate The World In Six Months”: End Medical Imperialism Now!

A recently released report identifies more than 100 companies worldwide that could begin manufacturing vaccines immediately. Vaccine imperialism needs to end, and the profit-driven medical system should die with it.

B.C. Daurelle

December 26, 2021

France’s Discussion of Autonomy for Guadeloupe and Martinique Is an Imperialist Maneuver

The French government says it’s ready to talk about autonomy for Guadeloupe and Martinique, its Caribbean territories. That’s all about trying to calm the crisis in the West Indies and, at the same time, divide the movement.

Philippe Alcoy

December 4, 2021

Pfizer Isn’t Your Friend

Competition between vaccine manufacturers isn’t some cutesy rivalry to win hearts and minds. It’s a brutal economic war to carve up markets and maximize profits, in which millions of unnecessary deaths are regarded as inevitable collateral damage.

Luca Tavan

September 15, 2021

Vaccination Effectiveness and the Fight against the Health Pass in France

As French rail worker and Trotskyist presidential candidate Anasse Kazib writes, the effectiveness and safety of the Covid-19 vaccines, compared to the risk of the virus, is undeniable. But the French government’s health pass is a profound anti-social assault on freedom that the rulers are using in lieu of a genuine strategy to ensure people’s health.

Anasse Kazib

August 14, 2021

Pandemic Profiteers: Pfizer Profits Exceed $10 Billion in Six Months

Pfizer has announced record profits as a result of vaccine sales. While the world is in crisis, pharmaceutical companies are raking in billions of dollars from advance contracts and by preventing the release of patents.

The Global South is Dying and There is Blood on Joe Biden’s Hands

Joe Biden has announced that he is in favor of waiving coronavirus vaccine patents, but this is not enough. Patents must be completely abolished to expand vaccine production and distribution to send critical supplies to the Global South.

The Pandemic Isn’t Over

Joe Biden says that America is recovering. But whose America? The capitalists’ America might be doing okay, but working people are still suffering.

Olivia Wood

May 3, 2021