Saturday, May 21, 2022

Tag: pharmaceutical industry

Trump’s drug price reforms amount to a ‘sugar-coated nothing pill’

The president says he wants to lower drug prices, but Big Pharma isn't fooled.

Trump’s drug pricing scam

The plan he announced Friday does little but add another battering ram to his ongoing economic war against America’s allies.

America’s Shkreli problem

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

You Don’t Matter to Drugmakers

Big pharma executives are going all out to paint themselves as the good guys — just not to you.

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.

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The Buffalo massacre and the mainstreaming of the Great Replacement Theory

Like an untreated wound, the Great Replacement Theory is being allowed to fester and is poisoning minds.

Analysis: 26 US billionaires paid average tax rate of just 4.8% in recent years

"When you include their untaxed wealth growth in the calculation, many billionaires pay almost nothing," said Frank Clemente of Americans for Tax Fairness.

Movements are vying for political power — is ‘co-governance’ the answer?

As the left increasingly focuses on electoral politics, a new framework is emerging for how candidates who win should partner with social movements.

Exxon doubles down on ‘advanced recycling’ claims that yield few results

The petroleum company is under investigation for misleading the public while exacerbating the global plastic pollution crisis.

Does Flint, Michigan, have clean water yet? The answer is complicated.

Even if the city has clean water, many people still struggle to accept that they’re being told the truth this time.