Category Archives: Pharmaceutical Industry

Drugged Out

Anyone who came of age in the sixties has an odd relationship with drugs. It was more than all the business with Timothy Leary – more than “Turn on, tune in, drop out.” But maybe you had to be there: … Continue reading

Posted in Chemical Nation, Drug Policy, Legacy of the Sixties, Pharmaceutical Industry, War on Drugs Ends | 1 Comment

Market Fetishists and Moral Hazard

Well, something is in the air. There’s the April 6 issue of Time and that cover story – this recession, or near depression, or whatever it is, will bring an end to the “spirit of excess” that began in the … Continue reading

Posted in After Capitalism, Andrew Sullivan, Consumerism and Values, Economic Theory, For the Common Good, Free-Market Capitalism, Government is the Solution and Not the Problem, Healthcare, Healthcare Reform, Moral Hazard, Pharmaceutical Industry, The Limits of Capitalism | Leave a comment