Some activists say Biden’s new vaccine donation plan is not.

When President Biden announced in June that the United States would receive 500 million Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccines for poorer countries, there was a big loophole in his plan: To fund it, management quietly diverted hundreds of millions of dollars countries had already been promised to help put bullets in people’s arms. Mr. Biden didn’t make …

Activists Ask for UN Climate Talks to be Postponed Due to Pandemic

A global network of activists called on Tuesday to postpone the international climate talks scheduled for November in Scotland, arguing that delegates from the most vulnerable countries could not attend due to the pandemic. Climate Action Network said in a statement He said travel restrictions, rising coronavirus caseloads and low vaccination levels in the world’s …

Tesla’s Factory in Berlin Encounters with Activists, Bureaucracy and Lizards

GRÜNHEIDE, Germany – Surrounded by a pine forest east of Berlin, the vast pale gray factory with its own exit on the highway was supposed to be producing shiny new Teslas by now. Instead, it became a manifestation of what happened when Silicon Valley ambition clashed with German procedure. The $7 billion factory, which will …

Tesla’s Factory in Berlin Encounters with Activists, Bureaucracy and Lizards

GRÜNHEIDE, Germany – Surrounded by a pine forest east of Berlin, the vast pale gray factory with its own exit on the highway was supposed to be producing shiny new Teslas by now. Instead, it became a manifestation of what happened when Silicon Valley ambition clashed with German procedure. The $7 billion factory, which will …

PEPFAR Still Leaderless. HIV Activists Want to Know Why.

The Biden administration has yet to nominate a leader for the $7 billion President’s Contingency Plan for AIDS Relief, which sets priorities for AIDS treatment worldwide; especially scary For those with HIV Pepfar is the latest cabinet-level Dr. It is led by a global AIDS coordinator hired by Deborah Birx. Dr. Birx served from April …