Covid: the surprising fourth wave

19 November 2021 — Sebastian Rushworth M.D.

covid fourth wave

I was surprised, at first, when many heavily vaccinated countries were hit by a new wave of covid-19 at the beginning of autumn. I was surprised, that is, until I started to see studies coming out that showed that the protection offered by the vaccines is far less impressive than was initially thought, and drops to low levels after just a few months.

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The failure of COPitalism

November 19, 2021 — Climate & Capitalism – Ecologist, November 12, 2021

The time of monsters

Even on its own terms, the outcome of the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow was catastrophic
Over 100,000 demonstrated in the streets of Glasgow

by Brendan Montague

The future was supposed to be copitalism: a new global economic paradigm where national governments work together through the United Nations (UN) Conference of the Parties (COP) process to limit emissions and prevent runaway climate breakdown – while leaving capitalism otherwise intact.

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