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Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Big Pharma

Can These Corporate Titans Reform Health Care — And Tame Big Pharma?

President Trump offered few words about health care in his State of the Union address. He did mention drug prices, though. “One of my greatest priorities is to reduce the price of prescription drugs,” he said. “In many other countries, these drugs cost far less than what we pay in the United States. … That […]

January 31, 2018
progressive initiatives on state and local ballots

Three Ground-Breaking Progressive Initiatives That Are Under the Radar This Election

On November 8th, citizens in 35 states vote on 163 ballot initiatives. Initiatives in three states stand out as having a potentially broad national impact — California on reducing drug prices, South Dakota on revamping its political system, and New Mexico on the inequitable use of bail.

October 31, 2016
pricing

How Big Pharma Is Trying to Improve Its Image

As one CEO arrogantly put it: “We’ve identified 7,000 Americans who matter.”

February 17, 2016

Drug Price Gouging A Product Of Our Political System

Martin Shkreli has also done the American people a service by showing in high def how the pharmaceutical industry gouges us on a regular basis.

October 1, 2015

Book Review: ‘Dreamland: The True Tale Of America’s Opiate Epidemic’

Dreamland is a tale of two artificial and highly permeable membranes. One separates legal and illegal drugs, the other Mexico and the United States.

June 14, 2015

No Sex Drugs For Women? Here’s Why

The FDA has yet to approve a Pink-Viagra while the problem for women persists.

October 23, 2014