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Cop taken to hospital after protest

A police officer was taken to hospital after dramatic clashes between cops and anti-lockdown protesters in the Melbourne CBD on Friday. Sixteen people were arrested and 61 were fined by the time the protests wrapped up after 5pm, Victoria Police spokeswoman Leonie Johnson said. “Three police officers were injured during the protest, with one taken… Read More »

Pfizer, Novartis and more halt July ads on Facebook to protest hate and racism

Pharma companies including Pfizer, Novartis and AbbVie have paused advertising on Facebook for July. Their brands join others in the Stop Hate for Profit campaign, meant to pressure Facebook into taking action against hate and disinformation spread on its platform. Pfizer is the largest of the pharma companies participating and one of three overall top 25… Read More »