Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla’s ‘fraud arrest’, falsified trial data, and the media blackout | HeraldScotland

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla's 'fraud arrest', falsified trial data, and the media blackout | HeraldScotlandPfizer CEO Albert Bourla's 'fraud arrest', falsified trial data, and the media blackout | HeraldScotland IN one of the more bizarre twists of the pandemic so far, you may have read that Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla was arrested during an FBI …

Billionaires thriving as poor suffer under COVID-19 – Reuters

The 10 richest men, including Amazon's Jeff Bezos, Tesla founder Elon Musk, Microsoft's Bill Gates and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, saw their net worth increase by $540 billion LONDON, Jan 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Billionaires including Amazon's Jeff Bezos and Tesla founder Elon Musk have seen their wealth soar during the COVID-19 pandemic while …

World’s richest men added billions to their fortunes last year as others struggled

The pandemic has forced untold hardships onto many Americans, with tens of millions of families now reporting that they don't have enough to eat and millions more out of work on account of layoffs and lockdowns. America's wealthiest, on the other hand, had a very different kind of year: Billionaires as a class have added …

Governments Use Pandemic To Crack Down On Online Dissent | Barron’s

Governments around the world are using the pandemic as a justification to expand surveillance and crack down on dissent online, resulting in a 10th consecutive annual decline in internet freedom, a human rights watchdog report said Wednesday. The report by Washington-based Freedom House said authorities in dozens of countries have cited the Covid-19 outbreak "to …

Costa Rica protests the IMF

Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado on Sunday withdrew a negotiation proposal with the International Monetary Fund and called for a national dialogue after a wave of protests in the country. He invited political, business, trade union and academic sectors for talks on a potential economic solution as the country struggles under a fiscal deficit that …