Sheltersuit Bas
Dutch fashion designer Bas Timmer is swapping luxury catwalks for homeless aid: He now sews "sheltersuits" - a mixture of sleeping bag, winter jacket and bag. The ingenious invention keeps people warm who have no...
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...
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...
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...
Boliva presidential elections 2020 Evo Morales
Bolivia elections 2020: MAS, the left-wing party of Evo Morales and Luis Acre claimes a landslide win. With this election victory, the Bolivian population has taught the ruling right-wing elite several lessons. It is a...
Protests in Chile - Photo: unsplash / Elias Arias
Millions of Chileans have been protesting for social concerns for over a year. They called for a new constitution to leave the dark past of the Pinochet dictatorship and regime behind. In a constitutional referendum...
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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 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...
JAcidna Ardern election promises
New Zealand's Labour Party, with top candidate Jacinda Ardern, won 64 of 120 seats in the parliamentary elections. This is the best Labour result in over 50 years. For Ardern, social justice and well-being are...
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,...