Monday, October 25, 2021

Tag: Big Pharma

Big Pharma Preps to Spend Hundreds of Millions to Keep Drug...

"PhRMA's decision to hike membership dues 50 percent will increase the trade group's considerable coffers to more than $300 million per year," Politico reports

Bernie Sanders Questions Staggering Price of Cancer Drug

“Members of Congress can no longer allow the drug companies to charge our people the highest prices in the world. We have to make a stand.”

Bernie Sanders’ Tweet Causes Big Pharma Company’s Stock to Plummet

Ariad Pharmaceuticals' stock dropped $387 million in just one day.

How the President Can Curb Big Pharma Greed

Rep. Pocan’s letter urges President Obama to “use executive action and take concrete steps” to address the drug cost crisis, and lists three tools that the president can use.

Watch Bernie Sanders Go Off on Rising Prescription Drug Prices

"I would hope that my Republican colleagues listen to the American people and get their priorities right."

Five Deadly Sins of Big Pharma

Patriotism is a beautiful thing to corporations when it protects their profits.

Why Hillary Should Fulfill Bill’s Promise on Pay

Hillary Clinton has proposed penalizing pharmaceutical companies like Mylan that suddenly jack up the prices of crucial drugs. But she could take it even farther.

Drugs and Privilege: Big Business, Congress and the EpiPen

This new price gouge is the latest example of a corrupt system that hurts regular Americans — but we will hold accountable those who are responsible.

Story Not Over in EpiPen Scandal

Americans should be asking candidates for Congress whether they support government intervention against obscene drug prices. Until that happens, this disgraceful story will not be over.

The War on Weed Part II: Monsanto, Bayer, and the Push...

Why are powerful corporations, like Monsanto, suddenly backing the legalization of cannabis?

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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.