Meet the Scientist Who Built a Cheap Rapid Test in March 2020. The FDA Never Approved It

The United States faces a shortage of rapid COVID-19 tests amid the Omicron surge even as many inexpensive at-home rapid testing models have been ready for distribution — but refused approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. One scientist, Harvard-trained Irene Bosch, submitted a rapid test to the FDA for emergency approval in March …
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“Long March for Justice” Underway Across New Jersey to Demand Police Reform, Reparations

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now! We end today’s show looking at the ongoing protest that’s taking place in New Jersey. The People’s Organization for Progress, or POP, is leading a 67-mile march to the capital Trenton to demand the New Jersey …
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Communities march on Irish parliament to say no to mining

Support us and go ad-free On Saturday 21 August, community groups, activists, and environmentalists from north and south of the border in Ireland marched on Dáil Éireann (the Irish parliament). They decided to march on the parliament in Dublin having already marched on the parliament in Belfast in June. Campaigners told The Canary that mining …
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Protesters will march on Downing Street to save Geronimo

Support us and go ad-free Crowds of animal rights protesters are preparing to march on Downing Street on 9 August in a bid to save Geronimo the alpaca. Geronimo has twice tested positive for bovine tuberculosis, and the Department of Food, Environment and Rural Affairs has ordered he be euthanised. His owner Helen Macdonald, who …
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Cross community march tells Northern Ireland’s politicians that mining isn’t welcome

Support us and go ad-free From 18 to 20 June, community activists from across the Sperrin mountains, from Greencastle to County Tyrone, are walking 60 miles to Stormont, the Northern Ireland Assembly. They’re walking to remind elected politicians that: people have said a massive NO to Dalradian Gold When they arrive at Stormont, they’ll hand …
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Jeremy Corbyn demands freedom for Palestine as thousands march in London

Jeremy Corbyn was among the speakers at a protest attended by thousands in central London to demand freedom for Palestinians. A large crowd gathered in Hyde Park on the afternoon of Saturday 22 May for a rally in solidarity with the people of Palestine. Protesters held banners, let off fireworks and chanted despite the heavy …
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Thousands march through London in support of Palestine

Thousands of people have marched through central London in solidarity with Palestine. “Free Palestine” Those marching congregated at Victoria Embankment on the afternoon of 22 May before making their way to Hyde Park. Holding banners, placards and flags, the demonstrators let off green and red-coloured smoke and chanted. They blocked traffic as they marched along …
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Activists march on the Brazilian embassy following president Bolsonaro’s response to a favela massacre

On 6 May, police carried out the deadliest raid in Rio de Janeiro history. This was executed in the predominantly Afro-Brazilian favela, Jacarezinho. On 15 May, Kill the Bill and United for Black Lives are marching on the Brazilian embassy in London calling for justice. Rio de Janeiro’s deadliest police raid On 6 May, Rio …
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Headlines for March 31, 2021

Eyewitnesses Give Chilling Testimony of Police Killing of George Floyd Brazil in Crisis as COVID Deaths Soar & Military Chiefs Quit in Protest U.S. COVID Deaths Top 550,000; Florida Undercounted Thousands of Deaths Bloomberg Employees Got Special Access to Vaccines at NYU Hospitals China Delivers 100,000 COVID Vaccines to Palestine White House Unveils $2 Trillion …
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Headlines for March 30, 2021

First Witnesses Testify in Murder Trial of Ex-Cop Derek Chauvin, Who Killed George Floyd Civil Rights Groups File Second Legal Challenge to Georgia Voter Suppression Bill WHO Says COVID-19 Pandemic Likely Began in Animal Hosts, Rather Than Laboratory Escape CDC Director Warns of "Impending Doom" as Coronavirus Cases Rise Across U.S. CDC Extends Federal Eviction …
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