Corporate Power

Jake Johnson, staff writer
"As we've seen all too often from Big Pharma, saving lives is incidental to their business model—the profit motive always comes first."
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"The amount of money the government is throwing at companies is unprecedented...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
James Holt and Nicole Smith-Holt held a picture of their son Alec—who died in 2017 at age 26 after rationing his insulin—at the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul after state representatives passed the Alec Smith Insulin Affordability Act on April 14, 2020. (Photo: John Autey/MediaNews Group/St. Paul Pioneer Press via Getty Images)
The law is named for Alec Smith, an uninsured 26-year-old who died in 2017...

Further

For those puzzled by the rancor and mistrust so many feel for Hillary Clinton, a lucid Matt Taibbi looks at Clinton's $675,000 speeches to Goldman Sachs to reveal they're about not just money but allegiance. Turns out Clinton declared that "banker-bashing (was) foolish," it takes a village to get out of a financial crisis (in fact caused by a few greedy oligarchs), and public anger is something "we" - oligarchs and Clintons - need to wait out.