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The global approach to vaccine equity is failing: additional steps that would help

The fight for vaccine equity needs to stop looking to multilateral institutions for permission and instead focus on the policy tools that are already available to states.

Glitchy screens, ‘cat lawyers’ and hot mics: The perils of Zoom courts

If Zoom courts are here to stay, we must ensure virtual courts function as well as possible by identifying and promoting best practices.

COVID-19 amplifies the complexity of disability and race

Using an intersectional approach will help bring visibility to diverse disability communities and provide the support they need to be safe, recover and rebuild their lives.

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