Iran Urges UN to Prevent the US From Extending Sanctions

President Hassan Rohani, Iran, 2020. | Photo: Twitter/ @jobcamaguan Iran’s President Hassan Rohani Wednesday urged members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to curb U.S. attempts to extend sanctions against his country. Next October, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), a 2015 nuclear deal popularly known as “The Arms Embargo”, will be lifted …

China Denies the Coronavirus Came from One of Its Labs

Chinese scientists at the forefront for the search of a vaccine for the coronavirus. | Photo: EFE Authorities at a maximum-security laboratory in Wuhan, the city where the coronavirus outbreak emerged last December, rejected claims that they could be the source of the COVID-19 surge, following recent accusations by the President of the United States, …

Science for the People

Fighting COVID 19 in Cuba, China and the United States By W. T. Whitney Jr. March 19, 2020 Governments, according to Thomas Jefferson, are supposed to guarantee people’s rights to “life liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” COVID 19 has out people’s lives and health in the spotlight now. What kind of tools do governments …

Inhumanity Unbound: the Case for Socialism

For any thinking observer, the coronavirus pandemic is fast becoming an argument for socialism. Even a bitter enemy of public ownership, planning, and economic equality like The Wall Street Journal caustically acknowledges that the PRC’s remarkable defeat of the coronavirus epidemic was achieved with the quickly mobilized, effective state-owned-enterprises (SOEs). In a tellingly titled article …