Two US researchers have developed the Corona vaccine "Corbevax", which has been approved in India since December. It is effective and cheap to produce. What makes it so special: the researchers have not applied for...
spain wealth tax 2020
The progressive government in Spain is introducing wealth taxes. The Corona pandemic of 2020 hits Spain harder than almost any other country. In order to maintain the health care system and the welfare state, the...
In Argentina, the super-rich will have to pay for the costs of the Covid-19 crisis. The center-left government of the South American country decided in Novemeber 2020 on a new wealth tax for large fortunes...
"Painful savings" is what Ryanair demands from its employees during the Covid crisis. Locations are closed, salaries are cut and employees are laid off. Experts speak of a "downward spiral of wage dumping” in the...
Homeoffice Women working from home
After 1 ½ years of the pandemic, people are leaving their home offices and are allowed to return to their usual workspace. But many of the new remote workers don't feel like going back to...
Izkia Siches Pasten: The secret behind Chile's successful Covid vaccination campaign
After being one of the world’s most hard-hit nations with COVID-19, Chile has now managed to become one of the top countries in the vaccination of its population. According to government officials and health experts,...
Ugur Sahin and Özleme Türeci found a corona vaccine
The pharmaceutical company, BioNtech, together with its U.S. partner Pfizer, is on the verge of approving a Corona vaccine. This is a huge success for the German pharmaceutical company, which is led by a researcher...
Biontech/ Pfizer: pharma industry giants hold their patent for the corona vaccine
Since December, the EU has been waiting in vain for more than ten million doses of the Biontech/Pfizer vaccine, according to EU insider sources. In many countries of the global south, there is no vaccine...
covid vaccine companies profit patent
A lot of tax money goes into researching covid vaccines, but the profits are only cashed in by the pharma industry. For the sake of profit, pharmaceutical companies keep their patents under wraps, which prevents...
In the US the COVID pandemic results in extreme contrasts. The acute economic crisis entails 32 million unemployed and at least 27.5 million without health insurance. At the same time, it is precisely the corona...