Category Archives: Health care

Purdue Pharma’s OxyContin: Corporate Fraud With a Body Count

Yves here. Some of the facts in this article are stunning. For instance, more Americans die from opoid overdose than from car accidents. And this article gives only a partial tally of Purdue Pharma’s predatory conduct. The drugmaker targeted overly-busy, not very well trained general practitioners in communities which were likely to have high incidence […]


Michael Hudson: Warning to Europe – How the TTIP Threatens Public Health Care and Pensions

Why the TTIP poses a wide-ranging threat to European health and pension policies.