Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Tag: Big Pharma

New FDA Commissioner Has Ties to Big Pharma

Robert Califf has close ties to the pharmaceutical industry, so how can he be impartial in role as the new commissioner of the FDA?

How Big Pharma Is Trying to Improve Its Image

If you wonder why Congress keeps ignoring what the people want it to do — while doing things that people don't want it doing — take a peek at the unique PR campaign now being run by Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America.

If I Were the American Dictator

“The overall composition of Congress is not going to change much at all after the election. So, really, the only way to reboot America is to have a smart, benevolent dictator.”

Bernie Blocks Obama’s Big Pharma FDA Nominee

Bernie Sanders does not approve of President Obama’s FDA nominee.

Three Middle-Class-Killing Industries for 2016

The companies in the spotlight are specialists in the disdainful business practices that permeate their industries.

Of Rotten Apples and Rotten Systems

Shkreli may be a rotten apple, but hedge funds and the pharmaceutical industry are two rotten systems that are costing Americans a bundle.

Partnering with the Devil

Blatant lies, PR cover-ups, and a culture of total impunity are now central to the corporate business model.

Signs of a Dying Society

While Edward Snowden and Chelsea Manning and John Kiriakou are vilified for revealing vital information about spying and bombing and torture, a man who...

The Real Drug Racket

Big Pharma "cornered the market on life-saving heart drugs" and guess what happened next: they jacked up the prices. Are pharmaceutical companies' business models based on legalized price gouging?

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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?