medicine

UN Panel Strives to Improve Access to Medicines

April 27, 2017

We are not against intellectual property protection, but we want to see that health prevails when there is a conflict, explains legendary Brazilian Ambassador Celso Amorim in discussing recommendations of the UN High Level Panel on Access to Medicines

TRNN Debate: Is Humanitarian Intervention in Syria Justified?

March 6, 2014

David Swanson and Danny Postel debate whether the dire humanitarian situation in Syria justifies limited military intervention

Global Day of Action Targets “Toxic” Free Trade Agreements

December 4, 2013

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Typhoon Haiyan

November 11, 2013
Jose Maria Sison: Evidence shows Filpino government set up ghost non-profits that failed to service its most vulnerable citizens

Breathless and Burdened

November 5, 2013
World-renowned Johns Hopkins Medicine forced to suspend program after investigation finds one doctor reviewed 1,500 cases and never found an instance of black lung, denying coal miners disability benefits Johns Hopkins Medicine suspended its black lung program after an investigation revealed that Hopkins doctors made questionable medical assessments resulting in denied disability benefits for thousands…

Japan

May 7, 2013
Critics of the Trans-Pacific Partnership say it’s an attempt to impose an American system on Japan and would threaten Japanese public healthcare system

No Substantial Iran Negotiations Possible Without Offer of a Suspension of Sanctions

April 22, 2013

Lawrence Wilkerson: If the US is serious about negotiating with Iran it must offer a suspension of sanctions and a permanent end to sanctions once safeguards are in place – Iran has to come forward and tell the IAEA everything about the past and present of their nuclear program

Will a Grand Bargain or Betrayal be Obama’s Legacy

March 14, 2013

Bill Black: Slate magazine says that President Obama wants a Grand Bargain on budget cuts he can call his legacy – but it will be a Grand Betrayal that makes the recession worse