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The TRIPS waiver proposal is a workplace issue

Trade unions and health workers are increasing their pressure to make the small group of rich countries blocking the TRIPS waiver proposal back off

Global nurses coalition demands investigation against COVID-19 criminals

Nurses from 28 countries have filed a complaint in the UN alleging human rights violations by EU, UK, Norway, Switzerland, and Singapore for ‘the loss of countless lives’ in the pandemic.

Xiomara Castro set for historic win in Honduras presidential election and other stories

Today we look at the results of a major presidential election in Honduras, an appeal by nurses asking the UN to investigate countries blocking the TRIPS waiver, and more

Amazon workers in 20 countries to strike and protest on Black Friday

From South Africa to Italy, workers will be demanding a livable wage, defending their right to unionize and more

Cuba calls for defense of the revolution and an end to the blockade

In the face of an ongoing destabilization attempt against Cuba, numerous political and social leaders and organizations have expressed their solidarity with the Cuban government and Cuban Revolution

South-south solidarity to challenge vaccine inequity

The Summit for Vaccine Internationalism organized by Progressive International in June sought to address the pressing issue of global vaccine inequality and come up with concrete solutions

Majority in G7 countries wants COVID-19 vaccine know-how to be shared, says poll

The findings of the survey shared by the the People’s Vaccine Alliance shows that the vast number of respondents want governments to intervene and ensure the knowledge is shared with others. Most G7 countries are opposed to patent waivers on vaccines

COVID-19 vaccine patents Majority of US population supports patent waiver for COVID-19 vaccine production 

Citing the interests of “innovators”, the US has led other rich countries in opposing the proposal for a patent waiver for COVID-19 vaccines raised by over 100 poor and developing countries in the WTO

Turkey’s Chief Prosecutor files lawsuit to disband pro-Kurdish HDP and other stories

Today we take a look at the indictment filed by Turkey’s Chief Prosecutor seeking to disband Peoples Democratic Party (HDP), mobilizations by student workers across the US, the launch of electoral campaigns in Ecuador, protests by Moroccan farmers, and student protests in South Africa

Turkey’s government moves court to disband opposition HDP

Turkey’s chief prosecutor has filed a lawsuit in the constitutional court to disband the pro-Kurdish left-wing Peoples Democratic Party on charges of having links with the banned Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK)

Andrés Arauz and the progressive bloc are a threat to Ecuador’s right wing

David Adler of the Progressive International who was observing the Ecuadorian elections discusses the recent fraud accusations as well as the right-wing’s dirty campaign against Andrés Arauz

Researchers, activists to remember Congolese revolutionary Patrice Lumumba

On the 60th anniversary of his assassination, activists and researchers from across the African continent will discuss the legacy of Lumumba today

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