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Harriet a Washington

North Carolina: Sterilized by the State

Sonia Grant | Posted 10.05.2013 | Politics
Sonia Grant

"I went to the doctor who did that to me and I asked him, 'Why?' Why had he done that to me? He didn't have to say nothing -- and he didn't. If he was...

The Role Of Patents In Inflating Drug Costs: An Excerpt From 'Deadly Monopolies'

Posted 12.21.2011 | Business

This is an adaption from "Deadly Monopolies" Harriet A. Washington's new book, which explores how the corporate takeover of the medical industry is af...

Gene Patenting Produces Profits, Not Cures

Harriet A. Washington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Harriet A. Washington

Why is the industry permitted to pursue profits unchecked by considerations of health or affordability?