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3 reasons for making COVID-19 vaccination mandatory for children

Full population-level protection against COVID-19 will require most adolescents and children to be vaccinated. There are ethical arguments for encouraging vaccination uptake through vaccine mandates.

Denying Black musicians their royalties has a history emerging out of slavery

There is a history of exploiting Black musicians in the United States that dates back to slavery. But movements like Black Lives Matters are working towards economic justice.

TRIPS waiver: US support is a major step but no guarantee of COVID-19 vaccine equity

Much remains to be resolved before the waiver is translated into increased vaccine supply.

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