Monday, October 25, 2021

Tag: Big Pharma

How taxpayer money provides the research for Big Pharma

Public money and public universities boost Big Pharma’s profits, so shouldn’t the public be able to afford the drugs?

Major breakthrough on Capitol Hill: Government may make drugs cheaper

Democrats are embracing a way in which the market can be used to better people’s health and reduce inequality.

Trump’s pick for FDA lead is neck deep in opioid industry...

“Dr. Gottlieb has also said he wants the FDA approval process to move faster, and that FDA has too high of a standard for safety.”

Tom Price intervened on rule that would hurt drug profits, the...

While in Congress, HHS Secretary Tom Price acted to help kill a rule that would hurt drug company profits shortly after his broker bought him up to $90,000 worth of pharmaceutical stock.

Booker and the big pharma dems have no excuse. This vote...

Democrats will have to move fast to undo the damage these senators have done.

These 13 Democrats joined with the GOP to defeat Bernie Sanders’...

There is something seriously iffy about the Democrats that voted “nay.”

Cigna drops EpiPen as CVS sells less expensive generic

“The Democratic Party has got to stand up to the greed of the pharmaceutical industry.”

Drug prices likely to rise in Trump Administration

If drug costs continue to rise, it’s a good bet that Pharma will benefit far more than people with Medicare.

How a battle over affordable medicine helped kill the TPP

The debate about an exotic new kind of drug delayed the trade deal for years, thanks in part to relentless advocates who stood up to big pharma.

Big Pharma shares drop as Bernie Sanders launches Twitter attack

Eli Lilly and Novo Nordisk clearly care more about their profits than their patients. It’s time to end their greed.

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Minneapolis cop charged after killing innocent man with patrol car

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced that Officer Brian Cummings has been charged with felony counts of second degree manslaughter and criminal vehicular homicide.

Fossil fuel plant run by William Koch at heart of EPA investigation into racism...

“My hope is that they will thoroughly investigate their emissions and their impact on the community and draw what we believe to be an inescapable conclusion that Oxbow is an eminent danger to the life and health of people in Port Arthur and southeast Texas.”

The persecution of Steven Donziger

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

Louisiana deputy who slammed a Black woman on the pavement was named in multiple...

Julio Alvarado has been named in nine federal civil rights lawsuits, all involving the use of excessive force.
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Don’t believe corporate America’s ‘labor shortage’ bullshit. This is an unofficial general strike.

What’s really happening is more accurately described as a living-wage shortage, a hazard pay shortage, a childcare shortage, a paid sick leave shortage, and a health care shortage.