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Public Citizen Report: US Drug Companies Ripping Off Americans

Take Action Now By Sharon Zhang, Truthout [Everyone knows that Big Pharma is ripping off American consumers with high drug prices. But it’s news that the amount of money made in sales in the…

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Big Pharma Makes More Off of US Sales Than Rest of the World Combined

Take Action Now By Sharon Zhang, Truthout A new analysis by Public Citizen found that the U.S. is spending nearly double what the rest of the world spends combined for key drugs. The report offers…

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Leftist Peruvian President Calls for End to Vaccine Apartheid

Take Action Now By Jake Johnson, Common Dreams Peruvian President Pedro Castillo—the leader of the country with the highest Covid-19 mortality rate in the world—is calling for an international…

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Bernie Sanders: ‘No Excuse’ for Any Democrat to Oppose Lower Drug Prices

Take Action Now By Jake Johnson, Common Dreams After three House Democrats voted against a key plank of their party’s plan to lower prescription drug prices, Sen. Bernie Sanders said Wednesday…

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After Four Months, Still No Vaccine Waiver as Biden Protects Big Pharma

Take Action Now By Cole Stangler, The Daily Poster In May, the Biden administration made a bombshell declaration, endorsing a call to temporarily suspend intellectual property rights on COVID…

Vaccines Should Not Have Patents

Take Action Now By Julia Conley, Common Dreams Vaccine equity advocates on Wednesday cheered as the Australian government bowed to a months-long pressure campaign demanding a suspension of…

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Abortion Bounty Hunters in Texas Are Not ‘Whistleblowers’ — They’re Cruel Vigilantes

Take Action Now By Norman Solomon, Progressive Hub One of the many preposterous claims coming from supporters of the vicious new Texas law against abortion is that bounty hunters — standing to…

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America Can Afford Investments at Home If We Could Afford War On Terror

Take Action Now By Katrina vanden Heuvel, RSN / Washington Post Here’s the price tag: $5.48 trillion. No, that’s not the cost of what President Biden is calling a “generational investment” to rebuild…

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For Just 1% of What the US Spent in Afghanistan, We Could Vaccinate the Whole World Against COVID-19

By Richard Eskow, Common Dreams The collapse of Afghanistan’s U.S.-installed government has been swifter and more precipitous than the “experts” predicted. Our multi-trillion-dollar…

WHO Decries Booster Shots, Pharma Profiteering as Billions Suffer Without COVID Vaccine Access

By Jake Johnson, Common Dreams The head of the World Health Organization on Thursday slammed rich nations for rolling out booster shots for certain segments of their populations as billions of…