The overall progress or retreat of humanity, and the outcome of all other issues, will be influenced and determined by the outcome of these two interrelated struggles which will touch the whole of humanity.
Biden has made this concession because of pressure from inside the US as well as from outside, where China and Russia, the two key states the US wishes to weaken, are the global leaders in vaccine distribution to developing countries.
Under Starmer Labour has lost a parliamentary seat to the Tories in a town that Labour has held continuously for over 60 years. Leading the Labour Party to the right is having its inevitable outcome.
The fundamental reason for the turmoil in the north of Ireland and in the main party of Unionism is the outcome of Brexit and the NI Protocol which was part of it. These change the relationship with Britain – the north of Ireland is effectively in the same customs and trade bloc with the Republic of Ireland and the rest of the EU, while there is now a customs border between Britain and Ireland as a whole.
On April 21 India registered 315,000 cases in a 24-hour period. Hospitals are running out of beds and of oxygen. Vaccines are not available at the pace necessary. This is because there has been a total failure of the Indian government, led by Modi, to take the pandemic seriously.
Vaccine apartheid and support for Big Pharma are driving the policies of the rich countries. These policies will perpetuate the continuation of the global pandemic, the emergence of new variants, along with the economic crisis faced by most nations.