Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Tag: Big Pharma

‘If grandma is on the table, no one will blink at...

“I’ve concluded that there are some drugs that simply do not belong in the hands of a for-profit company.”

This Texas county is suing Big Pharma for the opioid crisis

The county says that opioid use and addiction has cost it millions of dollars.

‘There is no middle ground:’ Bernie Sanders says Democrats must not...

"In my view, we will not defeat Donald Trump unless we bring excitement and energy into the campaign, and unless we give millions of working people and young people a reason to vote, and a reason to believe that politics is relevant to their lives."

Big Pharma emits more greenhouse gases than the automotive industry

Healing people is no justification for killing the planet.

‘Hocus-Pocus process:’ Pelosi drug pricing bill criticized for going too easy...

"There is also nothing as yet to prevent HHS from simply negotiating bad deals that do not meaningfully lower drug prices."

Lawsuit by 44 states accuses pharma giants of ‘multi-year conspiracy’ to...

"Teva and its co-conspirators embarked on one of the most egregious and damaging price-fixing conspiracies in the history of the United States."

Individuals working for Wall Street, private equity and Big Pharma love...

Booker has sworn off corporate PAC contributions, but his biggest donors work in fields whose interests run counter to progressive priorities.

Big Pharma, big greed: Death by prescription

The powerful corporate and government forces that minimize the less powerful must be challenged, even in the face of overwhelming odds.

Big Pharma, insurers, hospitals team up to kill Medicare for All

The giants of the healthcare industry agree on one thing: Medicare for All cannot become law.

‘When we say ‘Pharma greed kills,’ this is what we mean:’...

Purdue is considering bankruptcy to halt thousands of lawsuits and allow the company to settle with the plaintiffs out of court.

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‘Tax the rich’? Democrats’ plans to make the wealthy pay a little more will...

It's far below the level of progressivity the United States embraced in the middle of the 20th century—when wealthier individuals paid a much higher share of their income in taxes than the poor.

Derek Chauvin pleads not guilty to beating black teen

Chauvin is currently serving 22½ years in state prison for killing George Floyd. He pleaded not guilty.

‘What betrayal looks like’: UN report says world on track for 2.7°C of warming...

"Failure to meet this goal will be measured in the massive loss of lives and livelihoods."
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Former California cops charged with assaulting unarmed teen

“Those who violate their oath to protect and serve discredit the good work law enforcement strives to do every day.”

The US military, post-Afghanistan

Can we finally give peace a try?