Vaccinations must reach all the peoples of the world, or COVID-19 will continue to spread, with the threat of more dangerous variants emerging, writes Barry Sheppard.
The current upsurge of COVID-19 infections in the United States is, by far, the most serious of the pandemic to date, writes Barry Sheppard.
Even if a COVID-19 vaccine is approved for use before Donald Trump leaves office, the job of vaccinating the US population will be largely left to underfunded local governments, writes Barry Sheppard.
Ahead of the United States election, President Donald Trump’s administration has effectively given up on controlling the COVID-19 pandemic, writes Barry Sheppard.
The racism and lack of democracy that underpins the institutions of the United States has been exposed thanks to the Black Lives Matter movement and President Donald Trump's rush to confirm a new Supreme Court, writes Barry Sheppard.
The fact President Donald Trump was found to have COVID-19 and became sick enough that he was sent to a Navy hospital has put the pandemic back on the centre stage of the presidential campaign, writes Barry Sheppard.
Democrats are pulling out all stops to kick socialist Green Party candidates Howie Hawkins and Angela Walker off the ballot for the upcoming election, writes Barry Sheppard.
Catastrophic fires raging in the west of the United States are being fuelled by climate denial and bipartisan pandering to fossil fuel interests, writes Barry Sheppard.
Trump's demagogic intervention dominated the recent Republican Convention, writes Barry Sheppard.
Record wildfires in the San Francisco Bay Area have rapidly erupted amid a scorching heat wave – and they are still growing, writes Barry Sheppard.