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Rich Nations Could 'Make Enough Vaccine for the World' With Just $25 Billion: Analysis

"The global vaccine apartheid is a policy choice," said the People's Vaccine Alliance. "We have the means to end it."

Kenny Stancil, staff writer ·

'Auchincloss Is a Shill': Democrat Excoriated for Siding With Big Pharma Against Lower Drug Prices

"There's nothing 'moderate' or 'bipartisan' about blocking plans to lower drug prices," said one organizer.

Kenny Stancil, staff writer ·

This Older Americans Month, Let's Recommit to America's Seniors

Older Americans cannot fill their vital role in society without basic security—the peace of mind of knowing that they can pay their bills and have access to affordable health care and prescription drugs.

Max Richtman ·

As Covid Ravages Poor Nations, Pharma Vaccine Profiteering Has Created 9 New Billionaires

"These billionaires are the human face of the huge profits many pharmaceutical corporations are making from the monopoly they hold on these vaccines."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·

'You Lie': Katie Porter Wields 'Whiteboard of Justice' While Grilling Pharma CEO on Price Hikes

"You're spending all this money to make sure you make money rather than spending money to... help patients," the California congresswoman told AbbVie's Richard Gonzalez. 

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·

Redistribution of Health Through the American Families Plan

The American Families Plan will make the Affordable Care Act subsidies permanent—ensuring that millions of Americans can keep their care. And the top 1% of taxpayers will pay for it.

Laura Packard ·

On Vaccine Patents, A Light Out of the Darkness

Demonstrators weren't just protesting vaccine patents. They were defying a neoliberal order that uses the luminous products of human intelligence for private exploitation.

Richard Eskow ·

Revealed: Big Pharma's Plot to Derail US Covid-19 Vaccine Waiver

The Intercept's Lee Fang has obtained confidential documents exposing the pharmaceutical lobby's attempts to recruit lawmakers for anti-TRIPS waiver effort. 

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·

Will Movement for People's Vaccine Open Doors to Larger Revolt Against Big Pharma?

A TRIPS suspension may only be a first step, but it is an important one. It puts in play questions of who really makes and who profits from these miraculous vaccines.

John Buell ·

Report Debunks Big Pharma's 'Dangerous Narrative' on Vaccine Supplies

"We need urgent public manufacturing and technology sharing to meet global need and end the pandemic."

Kenny Stancil, staff writer ·