There is something profoundly wrong in America when pharma companies can raise the price of generic drugs by 500 percent or more.
Politics & Corruption
From the "not much of a surprise" department, analysis finds that America's 661 billionaires pumped $1,200,000,000 into the 2020 elections.
Economies that run entirely on fossil fuels can now be likened to zombies trudging along one lumbering dead step after another.
Both former gubernatorial candidate David Perdue and Florida Governor DeSantis are proposing an election police force to bolster the Big Lie from Trump that the 2020 election was stolen. Maybe these police should be called the "Election Outcome Enforcement Bureau."
Always remember that criminals accuse others of their own crimes. Trump, his family and his cronies are falsely accusing others of fraudulently voting. But meanwhile they've engaged in a wholesale attempt to steal an election with blatant election fraud.
It goes hand in hand that where you find corruption you will also find obstruction. Mitch McConnell has been showing the country this for more than a decade. Now Manchin and Simena are following his example.
An updated documentary about the Jan 6th insurrection from ProPublica, FRONTLINE and Berkeley Journalism’s Investigative Reporting Program tracks the migration of fringe election conspiracies into the mainstream.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is trying to push blame for rising COVID numbers on President Biden despite the fact that DeSantis has enacted legislation preventing local and regional authorities from enacting masking and social distancing measures to prevent infections.
Fascism has a playbook, handed down from generations of dictators, all who ascended to power using this easy-to-follow checklist. Part of that checklist is doing away with "objectionable" reading material.
Covid is a boon for healthcare profiteering. It costs a hell of a lot more to care for a sick person who needs ICU care than it does to vaccinate someone and have people wear masks and remain six feet apart.
A ProPublica/Washington Post analysis of Facebook posts, internal company documents and interviews, provides the clearest evidence yet that the social media giant played a critical role in spreading lies that fomented the violence of Jan. 6.
Blatant racial discrimination has driven hundreds of thousands of good, Black farmers off the land.