Sunday, July 25, 2021

Tag: Big Pharma

“Crime of the century”: How big pharma fueled the opioid crisis...

“I realized that the big problem here was that we had been seeing it as a crisis, like a natural disaster, like a flood or a hurricane, rather than as a series of crimes.”

As big pharma stock soars, third FDA adviser resigns over approval...

The doctor and panel member wrote that it "was probably the worst drug approval decision in recent U.S. history."

Big Pharma’s ‘appalling’ $26 billion in shareholder payouts could fund vaccines...

“Instead of creating new vaccine billionaires, we need to be vaccinating billions in developing countries.”

‘A scandal’: Contracts show Trump giving big pharma free rein to...

“The amount of money the government is throwing at companies is unprecedented. Normally when you write bigger checks, you should have more leverage, not less leverage.”

Promising coronavirus treatment granted exclusive status to Gilead Sciences by FDA

"We will not tolerate profiteering. Any treatment or vaccine must be made free for all."

Biden and Buttigieg see pharma money as the cure for campaign...

Biden and Buttigieg’s influx of pharmaceutical money doesn’t bode well for their campaign promises to reign in the industry.

Ex-pharma lobbyist embedded in White House tanked drug pricing bill, while...

Trump’s top healthcare adviser, former Gilead Sciences lobbyist Joe Grogan, strenuously lobbied within the White House and on Capitol Hill against price negotiations.

Big Pharma has failed: the antibiotic pipeline needs to be taken...

Similar to the other major crisis of our era – climate change – the antibiotic crisis poses a fundamental threat to human wellbeing around the world.

Big Pharma invests millions as Congress readies drug pricing bills

As millions of Americans skip their medication due to the ballooning high prescription costs, Congress is seeking ways to cap drug pricing. 

Big Pharma is the most widely hated industry in the US

With drug prices continuing to sore and the ongoing opioid epidemic and lawsuits associated with it, the industry's rating likely will not recover any time soon.

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Welcome to the cruel world of wildlife killing contests, family events where children play amidst piles of slaughtered animals—and legal in 42 states.

Ethiopian Renaissance Dam: A unifying Peoples Project

Ethiopians are faced with a choice: unite and prosper or withdraw into ethnic rivalries and fall into further conflict and discord.

Player or pawn? Luke Harding’s Russiagate ‘scoop’

The reporter’s involvement in the persecution of Assange alone would be enough to make people question his honesty.

How a powerful US lobby group helps big oil to block climate action

“I think it’s fair to say that API and its prominent member companies have a broadly shared goal, which is to keep the social license of the oil and gas industry operating, and therefore enabling them to continue to extract oil and gas for as long as possible, as profitably as possible.”