Nothing will change unless we have the guts to take on Wall Street, the insurance industry, the pharmaceutical industry, the military industrial complex and the fossil fuel industry.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=cX7hni-zGD8&feature=youtu.be&t=10576 Bernie Sanders’ closing statement in tonight’s debate. Touches on issues that many of us rail against on a consistent basis.     h/t The_In-Betweener  

The Pharmaceutical industry’s dirty little secret. The data from thousands of clinical trials, often publicly funded, are never disclosed. Instead, the industry cherry-picks trial data to exclude evidence of ineffectiveness or adverse effects.

by Sabremesh All clinical trials of pharmaceutical products should be pre-registered, and the results should always be released. The prevalence of deliberate non-disclosure means that data which shows adverse side-effects is … Read more

Cancer drug price rises 15-fold as owner raises cost for ninth time in four years — Doctors accuse pharmaceutical company of ‘price gouging’ and say patients cannot afford treatment

Doctors accuse pharmaceutical company of ‘price gouging’ and say patients cannot afford treatment The cost of a vital cancer drug has gone up 15-fold in four years after its new owner … Read more