Saturday, September 24, 2022

Tag: Martin Shkreli

America’s Shkreli problem

What, if anything, does Martin Shkreli’s downfall tell us about modern America?

‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli sentenced to 7 years for fraud

Prosecutors were fighting for at least a 15-year sentence while the defense was pushing for a 12-18 month sentence.

Martin Shkreli’s former lawyer convicted for fraud scheme

Greebel was convicted on Wednesday of conspiracy to commit securities fraud and conspiracy to commit wire fraud.

Turing Executive Fired After Questioning 5,500% Drug Price Hike

Former vice president and top lawyer for Turing Pharmaceuticals, Howard Dorfman was fired after he questioned Martin Shkreli's 5500% price increase.

Emails Reveal Martin Shkreli Raised Drug Prices Purely For Profit

"These new documents provide a rare, inside look at the motivations and tactics of drug company executives."

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.

Pharma Bro Martin Shkreli Arrested in Multimillion-Dollar Fraud Scheme

Charges against Shkreli carry a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison.

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"Interest rate hikes... will not address any of the underlying causes of our supply shortages and do nothing to address profiteering."

The climate movement was built for a world before climate change—it’s time for a...

We need a mass movement that can deal with climate disasters by training people to both protect and mobilize their communities.

Peace activists hit the streets from DC to San Francisco

The Peace in Ukraine Coalition mobilized for negotiations, not escalation, in what CODEPINK describes as a proxy war threatening a direct war between the two most heavily armed nuclear nations; the United States and Russia.
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Biden admin reinstates early $190 million in Gulf drilling leases

The consequences of the sale could be the production of 1.1 billion barrels of oil and the probable release of 723 million metric tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.

As falls Russia, so falls the world

Can the heroine of this story, true internationalism, survive the onslaught of lawless maniacs bent on reviving a world of unaccountable sovereigns and promoting a war of all against all?