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The Pandora Papers: Wealth Inequality

The release of the Pandora Papers, the largest leak of offshore data to date, has exposed the inner workings of a secretive and lucrative elite around the globe. The contents of the Pandora Papers show a globe utterly plagued by wealth inequality, released by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ).      The Pandora Papers included 11.9 million files …


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EU pledges 200 million vaccines to Africa

The European Union has pledged 200 million vaccine doses to low-income nations in Africa. EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen used her State of the EU speech to announce the new donation. The donation is set to be delivered in the middle of 2022.  Although the EU has pledged to give these vaccine doses, low-income countries must wait to …


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Tunisia and Algeria grapple with oxygen shortages, coronavirus surges

In Algeria and Tunisia, oxygen shortages threaten the lives of COVID-19 patients, causing several deaths. The Delta variant has caused 71% of total infections for July, according to a state research center.  Private hospitals and clinics are under immense pressure and demand for oxygen, oxygen beds, and other supplies. A shortage of liquid oxygen has led to the deaths of …