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by Heather Gray and Jonathan King Originally published in Counterpunch How is it that in the richest nation on Earth we don’t have enough masks, gowns, virus tests, and ventilators to serve our front-line healthcare providers in this coronavirus pandemic? Part of the answer is …

Originally published in Truthout The U.S. biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries are furiously mobilizing to develop vaccines and drug therapies against COVID-19, as rapidly as possible. As of May 12, more than 1,400 clinical trials were underway to evaluate potential COVID-19 drugs and vaccines. Unfortunately, the fully …

Fund Public Health, not Foreign Wars

March 21, 2020 // 0 Comments

by Jonathan King and Rosemary Kean The  coronavirus outbreak and the nation’s lack of preparedness require a major change in national policy, shifting  investment of our tax dollars into public health, and away from prosecuting endless wars abroad. The large Emergency Stimulus Package Congress voted …

Jonathan King (Prof. of Molecular Biology, MIT) and Eric Sundberg (Prof. of Biochemistry, Emory University School of Medicine) Structure and Organization of Coronaviruses: Many concerned over the Coronavirus outbreak may find it useful to understand more about Coronaviruses than is currently being communicated by media …

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Among the deepest expressions of national values and policies are the federal budgets voted yearly by Congress. This week Congress resolved political conflicts to propose a discretionary budget authorizing some $1.4 billion in overall spending. Unfortunately, the July 25 article, Trump Encourages Republicans To Back …

Peace and Justice Bills Filed on Beacon Hill

March 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

This article first appeared in the MAPA Winter 2019 Newsletter. Peace and justice advocates from across the state have launched a campaign to bring the urgent issues of nuclear disarmament, the bloated military budget, and endless wars abroad into the Massachusetts Legislature. Mass. Peace Action …

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