The debate over vaccine intellectual property rights is heating up
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Plus: what Small Business Saturday means for local retailers this year, and why some Americans are opting out of the consumer frenzy — and not just for the holidays.
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Advocates say a waiver is "a moral imperative" to help make vaccines readily available worldwide.
Smaller businesses that sell locally sourced goods, or provide services, don't always need faraway suppliers.
The project is a hyperlocal gift economy where neighbors give and receive freely. For some, it's a chance to jump off the consumer hamster wheel.
Some stores in the complex didn't survive pandemic closures, but other tenants expanded or relocated.