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Michael Hiltzik

Michael Hiltzik

Michael Hiltzik is a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for the Los Angeles Times.

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Biden's Plan to Waive Vaccine Patents Is Good News, but Not Enough to Beat the Pandemic Within a Privatized Pharmaceutical System

The best thing that may come out of the patent waiver debate could be a fresh look at how pharmaceutical research and development is funded, and how its benefits should be distributed.

Michael Hiltzik ·


Trump's Attack on the Postal Service Now Endangers Democracy

Asked to defend his attacks on the U.S. Postal Service, Trump has just lied about them.

Michael Hiltzik ·


A Koch-Funded Think Tank Tries Hard to Pretend That it Didn't Find Savings From Bernie Sanders' Medicare Plan

What’s overlooked in all these cavils about Sanders’ crowing about Blahous’ finding is that the champion cherry-picker in the discussion is Charles Blahous

Michael Hiltzik ·


Netflix Raises Executive Salaries, Proving That 'Performance-Based' Pay Always Was a Sham

"For nearly a quarter-century, or since the Clinton era, tax deductions for executive salaries have been limited to $1 million per executive. But there's a loophole."

Michael Hiltzik ·


As CHIP Expires Unrenewed, Congress Blows Chance to Save Healthcare for 9 Million Children

Officials predict California, Arizona, Minnesota, and North Carolina will run out of funding by December or early in January

Michael Hiltzik ·




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