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Health-care workers in South Africa receive COVID-19 vaccine, February 2021. Image credit: GovernmentZA/Flickr
Karl Nerenberg | A new report looking at the inequitable worldwide distribution of vaccines points its finger at Canada as typical of "unseemly and unfair vaccine grabs" by wealthy countries.
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David Suzuki | It would be a tragedy if, in the rush to return to normal, we cast aside what we've learned, and postpone the work necessary to change our systems to build the resilience we need to thrive.
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | A key impediment to the mass vaccination of the global population is a supply shortage precipitated by greed.
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Fearless Girl statue on Wall Street. Image credit: Anthony Quintano/Flickr
Jim Stanford | Far from challenging the economic and political power of the financial aristocracy, the GameStop roller-coaster ride only reinforced it.
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Duncan Cameron | The sums of money being wagered on Wall Street are money to make more money, nothing more. Introducing a financial transaction tax needs to be high on the agenda of those concerned with inequality.
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David Suzuki | In times of compounded crises we can no longer afford to listen to advocates of narrow self-interest or those who claim that favouring the wealthy and powerful will send benefits trickling down.
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Vancouver's Oppenheimer Park in 2019. Image: Paul Sableman/Flickr
Lisa Lacoste | "I see constantly in Toronto not a lack of concern about homelessness and income inequality, but a sweeping inability to acknowledge it."
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David Suzuki | Unresponsive environmental policies systematically result in concentration of pollution risks -- and inadequate access to environmental benefits -- in disadvantaged Canadian communities.
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Robert Sweeny | The failure of successive governments to act on evidence has helped create the conditions for the spectacularly unequal Canada we live in today.
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Duncan Cameron | With the COVID-19 shutdown ending, Canada needs an ecologically friendly economic recovery that improves the quality of life of the majority of its citizens.
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Transmission electron micrograph of SARS-CoV-2 virus particles, isolated from a patient. (Image: NIAID/Flickr)
David Suzuki | The outbreak is showing us the cracks in our systems, the fault lines. If we begin to address them, we'll be in a better place to respond to the longer-term climate and biodiversity crises.
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Photo taken in Vancouver's Chinatown on July 7, 2019. Image: Art Crimes/Flickr
Duncan Cameron | The pandemic lays bare the weaknesses of Canada. A generalized social injustice demands that we reflect on what we can do to strengthen our society and expand our freedoms.