Efficacy vs safety? AstraZeneca vaccine is ‘busted flush’ IF it cannot help elderly – but US jabs may be worse, UK doctor tells RT

AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine could be a lost cause if it turns out that it cannot protect the elderly against the disease, Malcolm Kendrick, an NHS GP, told RT. He warned that on the other hand, US vaccines could be dangerous. “Realistically, it has got to work for the elderly, otherwise it is a busted flush,” the Scottish doctor said, More...

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UK to test GOUT drug colchicine as potential treatment for severe Covid-19 cases

The anti-inflammatory drug colchicine, usually used to treat gout, will be included in the UK’s nationwide RECOVERY trial program aimed at seeking a cure for the coronavirus infection, its researchers have said. Colchicine More...

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Hackney South Labour members say no to Starmer!

Keir Starmer blatantly lied through his teeth to get elected Labour leader. He promised to continue much of Corbyn’s legacy, and posed as a defender of his predecessor against those who would ‘trash’ the More...

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Sunak’s spending priorities: money for the rich, pay freeze for key workers

The Tory spending review shows the government’s priority is to protect profits and making working class people pay, argues Shabbir Lakha Counterfire Daily  More...

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Sunak’s Spending Review Is a Drop of Water in a Desert – the Left Must Demand More

Chancellor Rishi Sunak had an opportunity in his much-delayed and much-trailed spending review to lay out a new direction for the British economy, as the end of the Covid-19 pandemic pulls into view. Predictably, More...

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I’m a Discrimination Lawyer – the Labour Party Has Probably Broken the Law by Removing the Whip From Jeremy Corbyn

On 29 October, Jeremy Corbyn was suspended from the Labour party for his comments on the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)’s report into antisemitism in the party. On 18 November, the National Executive More...

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How Do We Solve a Problem Like Amazon?

On a cool morning in April 2013 over a thousand workers outside the small town of Bad Hersfeld in central Germany took an action of global significance. Armed with whistles and high-visibility vests, members of More...

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‘Authoritarianism at work’: Tory MPs attack Boris Johnson’s Covid tiers plan

A group of Conservative Party MPs are threatening to rebel and vote down Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Covid tiers restrictions plan, set to go into effect when lockdown ends next week. The Conservative Covid More...

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Nightmarch: The Inner World of the Naxalites

In the jungles of Jharkhand and Bihar, armed Maoists continue their decades-long insurgency against the Indian state. Sparked off by a rebellion in Naxalbari in 1967, the Naxalites eventually took to the jungle, More...

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Radical off the pitch: what they don’t tell you about Maradona

As El Diego leaves us, Enrico Tortolano pays tribute to the boy from the barrio who never forgot where he came from Counterfire Daily  More...