… and other tales of Voodoo Economics in the Triste Tropiques
All those who told us so are largely forgotten, uncelebrated and, if they are still active, hardly getting their calls returned. Is there a more abject sign of a decaying democracy?
To win against the Covid-19 virus, the world needs a well-functioning public health system
Because they can
Campaigners are targeting German Chancellor Angela Merkel—and the pharmaceutical companies she is protecting
They’ve long been a financial boondoggle that ruins lives and enriches the corporate class. This year, they might also spread a deadly Covid variant among a largely unvaccinated population
Sweatshops are widespread. We could insist upon much higher standards all over the world for goods sold in rich countries
Today We Risk Arrest to Stop It
So, if the majority of Americans want Scandinavian/European healthcare, schools, unions, wages and taxes-on-the-rich, why don’t we have these things?
Public Citizen, which called for the FDA acting commissioner “to immediately resign or be removed” over the “reckless and inexcusable” drug approval, welcomed her “belated” request