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Why Drugs Are So Expensive

Americans today spend more on pharmaceuticals per capita than anyone else in the world, and more than one in five say they have trouble affording their prescription drugs

Dear Politicians: Lower Drug Prices Now

Nancy Altman, Alex Lawson Independent Media Institute - Economy for All
Our strategy is simple: mobilize millions of Americans across this country to stand up and demand that politicians choose a side, the American people or the pharmaceutical corporations.

The Insulin Racket

Natalie Shure The American Prospect
Insulin is a 100-year-old drug whose wholesale price has tripled in ten years. The reasons why explain everything wrong with America’s broken prescription drug market.

The Pharmaceutical Industry in Contemporary Capitalism

Joel Lexchin Monthly Review
The myth is that pharmaceutical industry profits come from producing and selling the many therapeutic advances that industry research has generated, but the reality is far different.
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