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Members of National Nurses United, the largest nurses union in the United States, protest in front of the White House April 21, 2020 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images) Views
Within Healthcare USA, Risk and Reward Have Never Been More Out of Kilter
Nurses are losing lives and jobs while execs rake in million after million.
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34 State Attorneys General Urge Trump to End 'Outrageous' Gilead Monopoly on Covid-19 Drug
"This is not the time for any company to extract large corporate profits from uninsured and underinsured Americans."
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SEC Launches Probe Into Kodak After Warren Raised Questions Over Lucrative Covid-19 Deal With Trump
"If investors or Kodak employees were trading based on the unauthorized disclosure or discussion of nonpublic information, then it would appear to be a clear violation of securities law. The SEC should hold them accountable."
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One should expect corporate media outlets like the Times to equate corporate interests with the US national interest. (Photo: Screenshot) Views
Worries About Foreign 'Hacking' of Vaccine Research Place Corporate Profits Ahead of Public Health
By spinning the intellectual property of large US corporations as something that must be safeguarded rather than something that should be shared, US media are failing to inform their audiences about how corporations are delaying the development of a vaccine—and causing unnecessary deaths.
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Cutting drug prices presents a bigger challenge than cutting out drug advertising, but the rewards would be huge. (Photo: Chris Potter/flickr/cc) Views
The Insanity of Prescription Drug Prices in America
Solution: slash the prices and kill the ads.
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What will the vaccine cost the individual and who will get it? Well, as we know, the dense and the bought believe these things are matters to be settled between individuals and their pharmaceutical companies.(Photo: Floris Van Cauwelaert/flickr/cc) Views
Russia Accused of a Plot to Steal Vaccine Research!
There is simply no reason to believe that reliance on the search for corporate profit represents anything like a sensible strategy for dealing with problems affecting the entire globe.
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'It Is Political': Progressive Challenger Alex Morse Rips Rep. Richard Neal for Inaction on Opioid Crisis
"It's easy to say that addiction and loss aren't political when you haven't experienced them personally, or when you have the money to afford the best treatment options."
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Oxfam America Calls for Tax on 'Pandemic Profiteers' to Fund Covid-19 Recovery and the Common Good
"Taxing excess profits during a crisis is an old idea whose time has come again."
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Defying 'Logic and the Law,' HHS Inspector General Allows Trump's Vaccine Czar to Maintain Big Pharma Investments
"The IG has given a green light for Slaoui to use his public office for self-enrichment, a practice that has become frighteningly common within the Trump administration."
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'Step in the Right Direction,' Say Healthcare Advocates as Biden Vows to Share Any Covid-19 Vaccine With the World
Biden must go further, said advocacy group Health GAP, by releasing a concrete plan to dismantle Trump's "misguided, dangerous current policy of 'America first, everyone else to the back of the queue.'"
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