Big Pharma

Big Pharma to Pay for Opioid Crisis, But What Happens to the Money?

Big Pharma to Pay for Opioid Crisis, But What Happens to the Money?

August 30, 2019

Big Tobacco settlements didn’t help those in need. How do you ensure that these settlements help people and communities, and how do you control corporate greed?

Pharma Companies Win Case Against Drug Price Transparency

Pharma Companies Win Case Against Drug Price Transparency

July 14, 2019

One of the Trump administration’s promises leading up to 2020 is to reduce prescription drug prices, but the plan has stalled after a big court loss, and other blows to Trump’s grand healthcare plan. Wendell Potter discusses the implications

44 States File Suit Against Drug Companies for Inflating Prices

44 States File Suit Against Drug Companies for Inflating Prices

May 22, 2019

Ending patent monopolies and prosecuting big pharma will drive prescription drug prices down, says Alex Lawson, Executive Director of Social Security Works

NAFTA at 25: A New Beginning? (Pt 2/2)

NAFTA at 25: A New Beginning?

January 1, 2019
TRNN speaks with long-time NAFTA activist Lori Wallach of Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch

Trump’s Pharma First Drug Plan

May 31, 2018

Trump’s plan for lowering the cost of drugs is to make citizens of other countries pay more for their drugs; it’s perverse says Economist Dean Baker

What’s Preventing California Democrats From Passing Medicare For All?

February 8, 2018

California Democratic Party leaders are rallying behind an incumbent state senator who opposes Medicare for All and has ties to the medical industry

Trump’s HHS Nominee ‘Should be Under Criminal Investigation’

November 29, 2017

Health and Human Services nominee Alex Azar, a former president of Eli Lilly should be indicted for price gouging, not picked to oversee a department vital to the public health, says Alex Lawson of Social Security Works

Real Media: Big Pharma & Brexit

July 16, 2017

Community activist Emma Friedmann explains the caution needed regarding pharma, Brexit and regulation

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February 25, 2016
Public Citizen’s Dr. Michael Carome describes the thousands in consulting fees new FDA commissioner Dr. Robert Califf received from pharmaceutical manufacturers and why only four senators voted against his confirmation

Hundreds in DC Protest Against Surveillance State

October 28, 2013

Activists at “Stop Watching Us” rally to end domestic and international NSA spying programs