Category Archives: Guest Post

Pharma-Funded FDA Gets Drugs Out Faster, But Some Work Only ‘Marginally’ and Most Are Pricey

The pharma-funded system at the FDA is becoming more prevalent and, because of the funding structure now in place, will not be easy to unpick. With such a large proportion of the drug regulation budget deriving directly from drug makers, and more input from drug makers at every stage in the process, the divide between the FDA and drug makers is rapidly shrinking.

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More Fallout From the Nord Stream Pipeline Attacks

By Conor Gallagher Yves wrote yesterday about what the Russian response might be to the Nord Stream attacks. I wanted to touch on a few other potential consequences I’ve come across, and as there are no doubt more, hope to see them in comments. Economic Catastophre in Europe Now Certain  There were questions in Washington […]

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“End War in Ukraine” Say 66 Nations at UN General Assembly

Conor: This is a good reminder that a) this war could be brought to an end if that wasn’t the last thing the US and the UK wanted, and b) when western media refer to the “international community” they’re typically referring only to US allies and omitting voices like the following. By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas […]

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When Labor isn’t Labor and Liberals aren’t Liberal

As Victoria prepares for the coming state election, Labor is likely to win despite its public corruption and lack of accountability to working people. In the absence of any decent opposition, “teal” independents opposing the Labor party without the baggage of the conservative Liberal Party will help to protect traditionally anti-Labor seats.

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