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Blame US Trade Policy for Sky-High Drug Prices

Skyrocketing drug prices were a major issue in the 2016 US presidential campaign, and the Trump administration has since announced measures to bring them down. Why, then, is the administration also pushing for intellectual-property rules that give pharmaceutical giants even more price-gouging power?
Jayati Ghosh ·

Dangerous Plastics Are a Threat to Us and Future Generations

Why a legally binding treaty cannot be postponed

Meena Miriam Yust ·

Why Free Trade Is Bad for You (or Most of You at Any Rate)

Free trade is simply a euphemism for the corporate capture of international trade

Walden Bello ·

In Latest Assault on Palestinian Rights, US Shutters Jerusalem Consulate

Critics say so-called merger "is nothing more than a smokescreen trying to camouflage what is essentially an opening of American embassy in Jerusalem"

Andrea Germanos, staff writer ·

A Long War of Attrition With China

The only way to save civilization is for the U.S. and China to declare peace and focus together on human salvation

Michael T. Klare ·

Violence Against Women: A Pandemic No Longer Hidden

Worldwide, violence is as common a cause of death and disability among women of reproductive age as cancer

César Chelala ·

We Need to Talk About Palm Oil

Our insatiable demand is wreaking havoc on the planet—and our climate

Dominique Mosbergen ·

On World Children's Day, Amnesty Calls Out Trump for 'Abhorrent' Detention of Refugee Kids and Families

"The United States has failed to protect children's rights, refusing to do what is best for children while it continues to pursue cruel policies of hate and demonization."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·

The Americans, the Saudis, and the Israelis: Assassins Without Borders

Saudi Arabia's apparent assassination of Jamal Khashoggi might have taken inspiration from Russia and North Korea — or Israel and the United States.

John Feffer ·

Why Is the Radical Right Still Winning?

What that Protestant Reformation can teach us about the durability of far-right movements — and the order they seek to replace

John Feffer ·