From the debacle in Afghanistan to the ongoing devastation of COVID-19 to the unhinged cruelty of the Republican Party, Noam Chomsky notes, there is plenty of room for despair in America right now. But he insists that, despite it all, we have ample reason for hope.
Source: Noam Chomsky: The GOP Is a “Gang of Radical Sadists”
Peruvian President Pedro Castillo is pushing for an international accord to “guarantee universal access to vaccines for all people on the planet, with no discrimination on the basis of privilege.”
Source: Peru’s Leftist President Calls for Global Agreement to End Vaccine Apartheid
Making rapid antigen tests for COVID-19 cheaper and more accessible can catch the infectious cases before they spread and help everyone resume normal activities safely.
Source: Over-the-counter rapid antigen tests can help slow the spread of COVID-19 — here’s how to use them effectively
The American Academy of Pediatrics reports that, as of the week ending September 2, an estimated one-quarter of new cases, a record of nearly 36,000 a day, are among those aged 0-17.
Source: Disease and death from COVID-19 accelerate throughout US as schools continue to reopen – World Socialist Web Site