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Big Pharma news and analysis from The Nation
July 23, 2021
Closing the Largest Generic Drug Plant in the US Is a Sick Joke
But Joe Manchin’s daughter, a company executive, is laughing all the way to the bank.
July 22, 2021
3 Things Biden Can Do Right Now to Stop Covid and Save Lives
Unless the president changes course, and confronts Big Pharma, the past six months will indelibly tarnish his legacy.
June 22, 2021
Wealthy Countries Have Left the Rest of the World Behind
Vaccine nationalism bought wealthy countries a return to normalcy, while leaving the Global South with devastating surges.
June 17, 2021
Covid-19 Stopped Progress on the Drug Epidemic in Its Tracks
Bold policy changes are needed now to save lives.
June 4, 2021
How to Make Money Off a Pandemic
The Trump administration saw the pandemic not for what it took away but for what it offered.
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April 28, 2021
India Desperately Needs Biden’s Help to Address the Covid-19 Surge
It starts with ensuring that the vaccine is treated as a public good. With cases surging in India and the death toll skyrocketing, the world can’t wait.
March 18, 2021
Covid-19 Is Big Business. But Who’s Making a Killing?
You’d think that in a global pandemic, the fate of billions of people around the planet would be the first priority of our governments rather catering to the pharmaceutical industry. But you’d be wrong.
February 8, 2021
Want to Reverse Inequality? Change Intellectual Property Rules.
Changes in IP have done far more than tax cuts to increase inequality—and US protection of IP could lead to a cold war with China.
January 27, 2021
We Already Paid for These Vaccines Once
So why do we talk about Pfizer or Moderna, when these should be the people’s vaccines?
July 28, 2020
The US Chamber of Commerce Says Trump Is Bad for Business
The administration’s in hot water with corporate America for draconian work visa policies.