prescription drugs

Skyrocketing Prescription Drug Prices Could Be Key Election Issue

Skyrocketing Prescription Drug Prices Could Be Key Election Issue

September 19, 2018

Maryland’s Democratic nominee for governor Ben Jealous has backed a proposal to reign in drug prices, while advocates say incumbent Larry Hogan has helped drug makers

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

Health Care

April 6, 2017
Improving access to affordable prescription drugs would significantly lower costs of health care and allow the government to fund clinical drug trials and produce generics says Dean Baker of CEPR

The Untold Story of American Soldiers Wounded in Afghanistan

November 11, 2013
Part three of our discussion with journalist Ann Jones on her new book: “How the Wounded Return from America’s Wars – The Untold Story”