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Mandela Barnes Says Sen. Ron Johnson 'Bought and Paid for' by Big Pharma

"In the Senate, I'll hold Big Pharma accountable and ensure every Wisconsinite has a fair shot," vowed Barnes, a supporter of Medicare for All.

Jessica Corbett ·


Rich Nations Again Accused of Vaccine Hoarding as UK OKs Moderna Omicron Booster

"While countries like the U.K. buy updated vaccines for their fourth doses, people in low- and middle-income countries are fighting today's variants with yesterday's vaccines."

Brett Wilkins ·


Judge Rules Walgreens 'Substantially Contributed' to San Francisco Opioid Crisis

"Walgreens knew its system to detect and stop suspicious orders was nonexistent but continued to ship opioids at an alarming pace to increase profits," said an attorney for the California city.

Brett Wilkins ·


Inflation Reduction Act Will Not Cut Benefits—It Will Reduce Medicare Drug Costs

By reducing the price of drugs, Medicare will be able to both spend less and provide better benefits to seniors and people with disabilities.

Paul N. Van de Water ·


The IRA Is Big Pharma's First Defeat—Let's Make Sure It's Not the Last

Big Pharma is terrified because they are no longer invulnerable.

Alex Lawson ·


Big Pharma Bemoans 'Tragic Loss' as Democrats Take Modest Action to Curb Drug Prices

Patient advocates, meanwhile, applauded passage of the Inflation Reduction Act as a "historic victory for consumers and a historic defeat for Big Pharma's monopoly control."

Jake Johnson ·


Moderna Revenue Shows Pandemic Has Been 'Lucrative Smash-and-Grab' for Big Pharma

"In the Covid-19 pandemic, world leaders have allowed pharmaceutical companies to place extraordinary profits ahead of saving lives," lamented one campaigner

Brett Wilkins ·


Bernie Sanders Explains the Good, the Bad, and the Very Ugly of the Inflation Reduction Act

This legislation... has some good features, but also some very bad features.

Bernie Sanders ·


Big Pharma Flooding Airwaves With Disinformation to Kill Drug Price Reform

"Powerful interest groups out there don't want this legislation to succeed, so they're pouring dark money into efforts to stop it," said one Democratic senator.

Jake Johnson ·


Vaccine Equity Activists Denounce Pfizer's 'Obscene' Pandemic Windfall

"Companies like Pfizer will always put high profit before lives," said one campaigner after the pharma giant announced record second-quarter revenue.

Brett Wilkins ·

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