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One Company Takes A Stand

Paul Alexander | Posted 10.07.2016 | Politics
Paul Alexander

These days, consumers must deal with the rising cost of prescription drugs, but over the past year some price hikes have been so astronomical they mad...

Mylan's EpiPen: Poster Child For Corporate Greed

John Geyman | Posted 09.27.2016 | Politics
John Geyman

The soaring cost of EpiPens is the latest in a long run of wildly increased costs of prescription drugs that are unaffordable to many, such as Turing's Daraprim for toxoplasmosis (5,000 percent overnight price increase) and Gilead's Sovaldi for hepatitis C ($84,000 for a 12-week treatment).

EpiPens and Congress: It's Time to Fix the Real Problem

Caroline Moassessi | Posted 09.28.2016 | Politics
Caroline Moassessi

I have my watch set to see when the real work is going to start. Now that we not only have the nation’s attention, Congress is finally listening. Th...

Members Of Congress Rip Into Mylan CEO

The Huffington Post | LaurenWeber | Posted 09.23.2016 | Politics

In a blistering hearing on Wednesday, members of Congress went after Mylan CEO Heather Bresch amid uproar over the soaring price of EpiPens. Rep. Jaso...

Mylan Is Proof That Big Business Picks America's Pockets While Gov't Mostly Looks Away

Michael Winship | Posted 08.31.2016 | Politics
Michael Winship

Cash and carry has become nothing more than standard operating procedure in politics and government, and it's wrecking the republic. The whole system is rotten to the core, corrupted by big business and special interests from the seventh son to the seventh son.

What the Mylan Epipen Scandal Tells Us About American Capitalism

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 08.28.2016 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

The fact that this sordid practice of manipulating the patent laws to fleece people with allergies has any legal bearing at all only serves to further de-legitimize the "establishments" of both major political parties, the Congress and all the other governing and regulatory institutions.

Friday Talking Points -- End Of The Silly Season

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.26.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It's still only August, but already the predictions that this would be an exceedingly banal presidential election campaign look like they've already come true. This week's campaign news might be summed up as an elementary school playground shouting match: "You're a bigot!" "No, you're a bigot!" Sigh.

Joe Manchin, Whose Daughter Runs EpiPen Manufacturer, Breaks Silence On Drug’s Price Hike

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.25.2016 | Politics

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) has finally addressed the controversy involving his daughter, who runs a pharmaceutical company that dramatically hiked the...

Mylan Executives Got Pay Increases As Price Of EpiPen Soared

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 08.24.2016 | Healthy Living

As the pharmaceutical company Mylan raised the price of the EpiPen, a device commonly used to counter allergic reactions, company executives got a big...

Female Fortune 500 CEOs At Record High

Posted 12.26.2011 | Fifty

With Mylan Pharmaceuticals' announcement today that Heather Bresch -- company president and daughter of West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin -- would suc...