pharmaceutical 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

Fragmented Health System Paves Way for CVS-Aetna Merger

November 3, 2017

In what is being called the biggest merger in the history of the health insurance industry, CVS is making a $66 billion bid to buy Aetna. We discuss the merger’s potential consequences with author and professor Bill Black

pharmaceutical Companies

September 11, 2017
An Ohio ballot initiative aims to lower prescription drug prices, but the pharmaceutical industry is circumventing campaign finance laws according to an investigation. Economics professor Lawrence King explains how the pharma industry converts intellectual property rights into inordinate profits and uses these for political power to maintain its privileged position

Activists Deliver 700,000 Signatures to EpiPen Manufacturer

August 30, 2016

Public Citizen’s Rick Claypool says the petition is demanding that Mylan drop prices on the lifesaving EpiPen

US Taxpayers Are Subsidizing Mylan’s Profits

August 30, 2016

Citizens for Tax Justice’s Richard Phillip: Congress needs to act to close loopholes that allow ‘tax inversions’ that allow corporations to avoid nearly all federal taxes