Monday, July 22, 2019

The Real Drug Racket

Big Pharma "cornered the market on life-saving heart drugs" and guess what happened next: they jacked up the prices. Are pharmaceutical companies' business models based on legalized price gouging?

A Bacon-Wrapped Cholesterol Bomb

Bacon continues to add to the growing obesity epidemic in America, not to mention the health problems that come with it. So could Little Caesars' new bacon-wrapped pizza, with an excess of toppings, help land you in the emergency room?

Louisiana Denies Compensation to Dying Exonerated Death Row Prisoner as Former Prosecutor Apologizes

Glenn Ford was recently freed from death row after three decades, but unfortunately now suffers from stage three lung cancer. He is suing the prison for not providing treatment when he was first diagnosed in 2011.

American Pharmacists Association Urges Members to Stop Providing Execution Drugs

Delegates of the American Pharmacists Association are refusing to provide drugs for use in lethal injections. Could this declaration make carrying out executions even more difficult for death penalty states?

BNSF Engineer Who Manned Exploding North Dakota ‘Bomb Train’ Sues Former Employer

A former BNSF employee is suing his former employer because he has gone through, and continues to go through, severe and permanent injuries and damages after the company's oil-by-rail train exploded while he was on the job.

Mumia Abu-Jamal Returned to Prison After Hospitalization

Mumia Abu-Jamal has recently returned back to prison after having to be admitted to an intensive care unit because of experiencing a blackout from diabetic shock. He was under heavy surveillance and was only allowed to see close relatives.

Genuine Corporate Posers

Many people are no longer eating at fast food restaurants, they prefer to dine at upstart, independent outfits. But most of these outlets are owned by corporate fast-food giants. So are McDonald’s, Taco Bell and Pepsi trying to dupe their customers?

Should McDonald’s & Monsanto Have the Same Rights as People? A Debate on Corporate...

Five Years ago the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that corporations are people and have the same rights a person has. This has led to companies, like Monsanto and McDonalds, fighting against new laws in order to protect their businesses. Seem fair?

The GOP Gang of Supremes Go After Obamacare

The Supreme Court is once again challenging Obamacare, which could dramatically influence the health of millions. These challengers are claiming the law prohibits insurance subsidies to the millions of low and middle-income Americans living in the 36 states that did not set up a state exchange.

Desperate People, Hazardous Escapes

Conditions in some countries are so abysmal, its residents are deciding to flee their homelands for the possibility of opportunity and freedom. Unfortunately, upon arrival to the U.S., a ‘migrant detention center’ awaits them with horrible treatment.