Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Tag: Big Pharma

Watch: Bernie Sanders argues ‘we must end the greed of Big...

"Why is it that the pharmaceutical industry is able to charge the American people the highest prices on the planet for prescription drugs? Because their greed goes unchallenged in Washington, D.C."

Americans pay almost double what the rest of the world combined...

“Millions of American families ration medicine to help pay the bills.”

Nearly 18 million US adults couldn’t afford a prescription medication this...

The finding came as the Biden administration unveiled its plan to allow the government to negotiate drug prices directly with Big Pharma.

Afghanistan and the Purdue Pharma case are reminders that the US...

The Sacklers said they wanted “global peace” from future lawsuits, and they got what they wanted. Meanwhile, in the failed narco-state they helped create, the war goes on.

Global health activists say it’s time we ask Big Pharma to...

“Can the government go against private interests to protect the public interest?”

“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."

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Despite cutbacks, ExxonMobil continues to fund climate science denial

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‘Bottom line,’ says Bernie Sanders, deal must include Medicare expansion, lower drug prices

"Congress must finally have the courage to stand up to the greed of Big Pharma."

Bogus “rugged individualism” corrodes our social fabric, fueling violent protest & pandemic mayhem

Either “rugged individualism” is exposed as a mistaken, scam mythology, disrupting and exploiting what’s good for the many -- or we face something closer to “rugged extinction.”

The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”