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We're Going to Take on Big Pharma and Win

Alex Lawson and Alexandra Rojas Common Dreams
Any politician who puts Pharma profits before the needs of their constituents will lose their jobs. And they will deserve it.

The Left Must Demand an End to Vaccine Inequality

Matt Wehmeier Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung - New York
Economically prosperous nations routinely base their policy decisions on what is best for international corporations. It will take a concerted, global effort to overcome these structural barriers to vaccine access...

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The Problem of Pain

Sophie Pinkham Dissent
It’s easier to blame individuals for the opioid crisis than to attempt to diagnose and cure the ills of a society.

Friday Nite Videos | July 23, 2021

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How Pegasus Spyware Was Found on Jamal Khashoggi's Fiancée's Phone. Flashmob at the Odéon (Paris). How Big Pharma Fueled the Opioid Crisis That Killed 500,000. MAGA Crime Spree: Count Up to 12 Indictments. The Decline of the Death Penalty.

The FDA Is Broken

Shannon Brownlee and Jeanne Lenzer The Washington Monthly
How the Food and Drug Administration messes up approval of new drugs including the new one, aducanumab, that supposedly helps Alzheimer’s disease patients.
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