Internet giant Amazon is known for paying its workers poorly,paying hardly any attention to environmental laws and paying low to zero taxes. In a letter to Amazon boss Jeff Bezos, 400 members of parliament from...
Brazil - Photo by Carlos Magno/ Unsplasch.com
At the end of April, the official number of covid deaths in Brazil surpassed 400,000. Measured by the number of inhabitants, no country in the Americas has seen more people die from infection with the...
On May 1st, International worker's day is celebrated all over the world. The history and significance of the holiday dates back to the struggle for the 8-hour work day in the United States. However, this...
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30-year-old Sarah McBride was elected to the state parliament of Delaware with a majority of 73 percent of the votes. The first transgender senator advocates a socially just health policy, paid sick leave and the...
The United States Senate - Office of Senator Kamala Harris
Despite a challenging 2020, five women significantly changed it. They invented a COVID vaccine, fought for women´s rights and led countries during a pandemic. Let´s take a closer look at who the most inspirational women...
Chile
Chile votes overwhelmingly in favor of a change of political course in parliamentary elections. Most of the votes went to left-wing and independent forces, giving them a surprisingly clear-cut victory. Centrist parties were voted out...
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...
Chile Protests
Chile is just days away from experiencing a historic plebiscite to define if they want to rewrite the country’s constitution, which was written under Chile’s right-wing dictator Augusto Pinochet. Pinochet’s Legacy Chile is burning. For one year,...
The Conservative British government of Boris Johnson has decided to stop giving poor children free school meals during the autumn and Christmas vacations. For many children this is the only warm meal they get during...
Vaccinations currently appear to be the only way to end the pandemic - to that extent, recognized experts agree. Still many people are skeptical about the vaccination. Debates are heated, and facts are often lost....