A cyclist takes pictures of a public art project set up on the DC Armory Parade Ground in Washington, DC. An estimated 240,000 flags were planted to represent lives lost to Covid-19. The display, created by local artist Susanne Brennan Firstenberg, was on display for two weeks. … [Read more...] about AstraZeneca hopes the world can focus on its positive vaccine news. But experts fear a lack of transparency has clouded that
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Domestic market swung between gains and losses in a narrow range. While most of Asian markets recovered in green after witnessing tepid opening, Indian broader indices remained choppy throughout the day, said Binod Modi, Head- Strategy at Reliance Securities. … [Read more...] about Sensex drops 110 points; RIL, IT stocks weigh
Disneyland Paris was forced to close again late last month when France imposed a new lockdown to fight a second wave of the coronavirus cases. The company’s theme parks in Shanghai, Hong Kong and Tokyo remain open. … [Read more...] about Walt Disney increases planned layoffs to 32,000 as coronavirus hits park attendance
Another crucial factor is the essential nature of American ambitions for global power. US power is predicated on seeking hegemony and dominance, not genuine multilateralism and cooperation. That, in turn, is a concomitant of its capitalist economy which is underpinned by militarism and imperialist force. This accounts for why no other modern nation has a record anywhere comparable to the United States for waging wars. Wars are an essential way for Washington to gain access to natural resources and markets to satisfy the profits of Wall Street and American corporations. … [Read more...] about Could Biden Drop China Hostility?
Vaccine development is a long, complex process. Unlike drugs that are given to people with a diseased, vaccines are given to healthy people and also vulnerable sections such as children, pregnant women and the elderly. So rigorous tests are compulsory. History says that the fastest time it took to develop a vaccine is five years, but it usually takes double or sometimes triple that time. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 impact | Disney to layoff about 32,000 workers in first half of 2021