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The Family That Built an Empire of Pain

Long-form Journalism

The Family That Built an Empire of Pain

The New Yorker - Patrick Radden Keefe

The Sackler dynasty’s ruthless marketing of painkillers has generated billions of dollars—and millions of addicts. The north wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art is a vast, airy enclosure featuring a banked wall of glass and the Temple of Dendur, a sandstone monument that was constructed beside …

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