After receiving boatloads of public money, one of the companies developing a COVID-19 vaccine is trying to profit from it. That’s immoral — any COVID-19 vaccine must be free and available to all.
Brian Cleary is a member of Science for the People and the Free the Vaccine campaign in Boston. He is a Broad Fellow at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard.
Science can be a liberatory force that frees people from drudgery and fosters human freedom and flourishing. But to unleash that potential, we need a radical new science policy that promotes human needs over corporate profits.